Beth Israel Memorial Chapel understands that there are many emotional and financial
stresses of planning for the loss of a loved one. That’s why we are
honored to provide you with the information you need to make informed
decisions. The articles below contain helpful information on religious
customs, and dealing with loss.
We are here to help if you have questions
If you would like any additional information please feel free to call our office (561) 327-4965, and one of our experts will be glad to speak with you.
Jewish Funeral Traditions
Throughout the centuries, Jewish people have practiced time-honored traditions that keep families and generations connected, and death is no exception.
Helping the family
While talking to someone in a state of grief can be uncomfortable, don’t let discomfort prevent you from reaching out. You might not know exactly what to say or what to do, but that’s okay; you don’t need to have answers or give advice.
Choosing speakers for a funeral
What makes a funeral service memorable? Most often, it’s the words that are spoken and the special people who say them. So when you gather with family members to plan a ceremony to help you celebrate the life of a loved one, it’s wise to choose your speakers with care. Read More
Military Funeral Traditions
The final farewell honoring individuals who have served in the Armed Forces is infused with ceremonial traditions that date back centuries. An understanding military burial customs gives greater meaning to the symbolic activities that may take place during the final resting of an active duty or retired member of the Armed Forces. Read More