Riverside-Nassau North Chapel is a premier provider of Jewish funeral services on Long Island’s North Shore. We provide chapel, graveside and temple services for all congregations throughout the New York and Long Island metropolitan areas.
- Recently renovated
- Monument and inscription services
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Scattering assistance
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Intimate reception area
Religious & Cultural
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Kosher catering
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Our Long Island funeral home
Though we specialize in traditional Jewish services, we are committed to providing personal and compassionate care to individuals and families from all faiths and walks of life. As a longtime member of the Jewish Funeral Directors of America, we can provide you with a complimentary copy of "The Jewish Funeral Guide," and we handle all the important details, from contacting the chevra kadisha for tahara and shomrim to assisting with your shiva observance and arranging for the recitation of Kaddish. You can trust our caring staff to help you honor your family’s cherished traditions.
Convenient and upgraded facilities
We are located at 55 North Station Plaza, across the street from Long Island Railroad’s Great Neck station. This close to the city, space is a luxury. To give our families and attendees enough parking, we rent parking from train station across the street and provide parking attendants. Inside the building, we have an elevator for easy movement between floors.
Having undergone multiple upgrades, the funeral home includes a chapel that holds 250 people as well as a hospitality space for receptions and a family room for peaceful respite. The chapel itself is modern and simplistic. Its understated beauty features high columns and clean lines. The chapel evokes feelings of tranquility and allows for customization, letting portraits and personal mementos make each funeral service unique and special.
Upholding Jewish tradition
Riverside-Nassau North Chapel serves Temple Emanuel, Temple Beth El, Temple Israel, Temple Isaiah, the Mashadi Jewish Center, Temple Judea and the Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore. Serving you in accordance with the traditions of your faith is a point of pride for us. With knowledge of Orthodox, Conservative and Reform Judaism, we are experienced with the customs that are important to you and your family. From planning a traditional Jewish funeral or blending Jewish tradition with a contemporary lifestyle, our Jewish funeral directors help you honor the legacy of a loved one.
We Honor Veterans
At Riverside-Nassau North Chapel , we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.
In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.
Personalized funeral services
We pride ourselves in personalized funeral services. Our associates are compassionate listeners who work with you to celebrate your loved one’s life, even while staying within the traditions of a Jewish funeral. Some personalization ideas include painting or decorating the casket, having portraits of your loved one in the chapel or bringing in mementos of interests or hobbies.
As a Dignity Memorial® provider, we offer benefits such as a Bereavement Travel Program to assist you with travel arrangements; an AfterCare Planner™ to help simplify family business matters; and a 24-Hour Compassion Helpline™ for support when you need it—all backed by the Dignity Memorial performance pledge guaranteeing your complete satisfaction with the services we provide.
Riverside-Nassau North Chapel has proudly served Long Island’s North Shore for generations and will continue to do so. Call us today to begin planning a service for your loved one or to pre-plan your own funeral service.
Pre-planning with Riverside-Nassau North Chapel
Many families seeking information for estate planning find that arranging funeral services in advance offers peace of mind for themselves and their families. In fact, it can even be considered a mitzvah.
Advance funeral planning allows you to make clear-headed, stress-free decisions about which type of service you desire. You may also customize and personalize your service by making your wishes known. You can discuss your interests, your personality and preferences including music or songs that are meaningful and important. These are things that are truly special to you.
You will also be removing the burden of decisions and financial stress from your family. Contact us to request a copy of our Personal Planning Guide, a valuable resource for your estate planning needs.
Founded in the 1950s by Izzie Smith and Bernie Singer, Riverside-Nassau North Chapel took over and renovated an three-story firehouse. Located a few minutes east of Queens, Izzie and Bernie recognized the need for a funeral home to serve this tight-knit community without having to travel into Manhattan. The caring staff at Riverside-Nassau has been serving the community ever since, and in 1989 became part of the Dignity Memorial network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers.
Monuments to honor loved ones
As the Long Island North Shore’s leading monument provider, Riverside-Nassau North Chapel offers complete monument, inscription and private mausoleum services for all cemeteries. We offer fine granite and bronze memorials and create unique, permanent tributes with a product and workmanship that is guaranteed.
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