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How Long Are Jewish Funerals

Jewish Funerals have evolved slowly over time and so has how long Jewish Funerals are.  Historically, there were few if any eulogies and even the remarks made by the rabbi were not overly elaborate.  This is still at times the case, especially with more traditional or orthodox Jewish funerals.  For these Jewish funerals, they are quite […]

Jewish Funerals

The Past, Present and Future of Jewish Funerals Chicago has been a home to a large Jewish community for well over 100 years.  The first Jews arrived in Chicago from Prussia, Austria, Bohemia and sections of modern-day Poland, after fleeing oppression.  They settled around the Chicago area in the mid 1830’s and founded the first Jewish […]

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