An oasis of beauty and calm
in the midst of a busy urban
center that provides solace, serenity and inspiration.
By both affirming life and honoring its passing, Union Field Cemetery has
become an integral part of the lives of generations of New York City's Jewish
families. In 1878,
Congregation Rodeph Sholom dedicated the Union Field
Cemetery to provide dignified repose for members of the Jewish community.
sixty-three acre cemetery at Cypress Avenue on the
Brooklyn/Queens border reflects the wisdom and foresight of our
Congregation's founders. Our cemetery is a forested enclave in the city where
one can quietly remember
our dear departed and meditate on those who came
before us and those who will follow.
Families choose Union Field
Cemetery for the peace of mind that comes with
our unmatched trust, integrity and value. To the Jewish people, death is the
portal to eternal life. We mourn for the departed, but we recognize our
obligation to grant them dignity in death. Providing for Jewish memorial and
burial are among the most important commitments that a Jewish community
makes to its members. It is with pride that we service the entire Jewish