The following guidelines will be in place, as per the State of Illinois as of June 11, 2021:
As we enter Phase 5 of COVID-19 recovery plan, Chicago Jewish Funerals has begun to offer chapel services in our Skokie and Buffalo Grove funeral homes at full capacity.
If you are not fully vaccinated, please continue to wear a mask.
Chicago Jewish Funerals will supply masks to all attendees.
Chicago Jewish Funerals is taking special precautions and procedures to routinely disinfect and clean all areas of the funeral home.
Social distancing is still in effect at all times.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
David I. Jacobson
Chicago Jewish Funerals
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Beginning April 12, 2021, FEMA will be offering financial reimbursement for families who experienced a death attributed to COVID-19.
To begin the application process, please contact the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number at:
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585.
You can also start the application by visiting:
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
Chicago Jewish Funerals will be reaching out to families we have served to provide additional information.
Please feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions or if you require copies of necessary documents.
In August 1997, David Jacobson founded Chicago Jewish Funerals because he believed there was a need to provide a service that was attentive to the needs of the bereaved as it was to the strong traditions of the Jewish people.
Our team of dedicated, compassionate funeral directors live and work in the community. Read their profiles and and learn about their commitment.
Chicago Jewish Funerals works with families at the most vulnerable time in their life. This is both a responsibility and an honor we take very seriously. In this section we detail the special resources we make available to families and identify the many community resources that are related to our work.
Careopolis is a web/mobile online “caring community” which contains integrated tools and content, proven in enhancing togetherness, empathy and nostalgia. Also in enabling friends and loved ones to become more part of the journey, and less of the landscape.