Death is not a happy subject, so most of us would undoubtedly prefer not to think about funeral homes. But sooner or later, we’re likely to end up in one, if only to attend someone else’s service. That’s why it’s fascinating to step into the newest chapel of Chicago Jewish Funerals, which has two other suburban locations. This adventurous modernist
Remarks by David I. Jacobson, Founder, Chicago Jewish Funerals September 1, 2011 Blessed are You L-ord our G_d, Kin of the Universe, who has granted us life, sustained us and enabled us to reach this occasion. I want to welcome and thank everyone for being here today. The theme today is very simple for me… It is the theme in
Wed, 09/07/2011 – 2:44pm Skokie, IL, September 6, 2011 – Hundreds of friends and family along with leaders from the business and Jewish community attended the dedication of Chicago Jewish Funerals’ new chapel in Skokie, Thursday, September 1, 2011. David I. Jacobson, founder of Chicago Jewish Funerals, presided over the dedication. The program included: • A special presentation to Cook
Chicago Jewish Funerals opens new chapel in Skokie By Stefanie Pervos Bregman Associate Editor When I walked into the new Chicago Jewish Funerals chapel in Skokie, I was greeted by a bright sunny entryway, founder David Jacobson and his adorable dog, Phoebe. Jacboson is so full of life, I had to remind myself that we were about to tour a
Location 8851 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Il 60077 The new Chicago Jewish Funerals Skokie Chapel is located at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Dempster Street in Skokie. Architectural highlights: The new 15,000 sq. ft. building includes: • The two chapels are filled with natural day light. • Beautiful Jerusalem stone is used throughout and to accent important parts of the
Skokie, IL, July 22, 2011 – After three years of planning and construction, Chicago Jewish Funerals opened its new chapel in Skokie. The 15,000 square foot chapel, located at 8851 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL, held its first service on July 19, 2011. “This is a very emotional moment for me,” said David Jacobson, founder of Chicago Jewish Funerals. “In 1997,
SKOKIE, IL, July 6, 2011 At a time when everyone is forced to do more with less, David Jacobson, founder of Chicago Jewish Funerals, determined he could do more for those who had less. Jacobson decided to create a 24-month Jewish Calendar. Each month he would spotlight one of the many of the community organizations he has sponsored over the
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