SAFETY PROTOCOLS

September 21, 2020   |    8:26 AM

Governor Cuomo has put New York state on PAUSE which requires all non-essential workers to work from home and everyone else is required to maintain a 6-foot distance from others in public. Learn More

Jerusalem Memorial Chapels was founded to provide a concierge level of service, safety and convenience to Jewish families in their time of need.  Our online portal graveside.com and service-view® HD live streaming platform were created to improve the quality of time a family spends together.  Today, our mission has never been more important.

For your loved one's safety and protection Jerusalem Memorial Chapels offers:

  • Graveside funeral services at all Jewish cemeteries.  All of Jerusalem Memorial Chapel's services exceed the latest Covid-19 guidelines set by the CDC and New York State.  All surfaces that you and your loved ones may come in contact with before, during and after the service are thoroughly disinfected, and all staff follows a strict protocol that includes gloves, face masks, and social distancing.

  • Jerusalem Memorial Chapels service-view® HD multi-angle live streaming allows loved ones not in physical attendance to mourn with your family in a meaningful way.  All remote attendees will have real-time access to our IT team in case they have any difficulty logging on. 

  • The ability to plan every aspect of your loved one's service via our online portal graveside.com. Communicate directly with Jewish funeral director and owner Adam Novak via phone, email or text or all of the above.  No matter which method, you will receive timely, well-informed responses directly from Adam.

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Latest Information and Resources

SUNDAY,  APRIL 12TH 2020: 

Governor Cuomo signed an executive order mandating all essential businesses require employees to wear face coverings when in direct contact with customers or members of the public.   

FRIDAY, MARCH 27 2020:

Executive Order Number 202  (View Here), declaring a state of emergency for the entire state of NY.  Section 307(1) authorizes the suspension of ink signatures on documents and forms authorizing funeral services. 

AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 27 2020:

Governor Cuomo releases executive order allowing electronic signatures 

AS OF MONDAY,  MARCH 23 2020:

Attorney General James urges New Yorkers to Follow New York State Funeral Guidelines. View Here

AS OF SUNDAY, MARCH 22 2020:

New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFD) has confirmation from the Governor's office that the immediate family may gather at a funeral home for private viewing/service.  Immediate family should be limited to as few as possible and should maintain social distancing. 

The Department of Health (DOES) recommends that disposition take place now, but if there is proper storage available and the family wishes to wait that is allowable.

New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFD) has been advised by the Cemetery Association that family members may still be present at committals and graveside services after the Executive Order takes effect on Sunday at 8pm.

NYS Governor Cuomo's Executive Order - specifically regarding notaries: As part of the Governor’s efforts to keep essential business activity flowing, he issues a revised approach to obtaining notary signatures where required. The excerpt of the executive order outlining the temporary, revised can be found Here

 

It's time's like these when we have to remember that the opposite of fear is faith.  The Jerusalem Memorial Chapels family is committed to responsively responding to the needs of the communities we are privileged to serve. 

 

Together we will all get through this. Please be safe.

 

- Adam Novak (2)

 

Jewish Funeral Director and Owner 

Phone: 516-418-7000

Email

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