At the Synagogue
Join us for Megillah reading in our beautiful Main Sanctuary followed by a festive community dinner.
If you have been looking for a great book to read and crave intellectual literary discussion, join the Shearith Israel book club!
Love Indian food? Join Fiona Amiel for an interactive cooking demo while learning about the Jewish communities in India.
Welcome to Congregation Shearith Israel, America's first Jewish congregation, founded in1654 by 23 Jews of Spanish and Portuguese descent. Today, Jews of all backgrounds make up our welcoming, traditional community. Explore this site, and then visit the synagogue to experience the beauty and vitality of this Jewish and American treasure.