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Congregation Shearith Israel

The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue America's First Jewish Congregation Bem vindo ao lar Bienvenido a casa ברוכים הבאים הביתה The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue
Congregation Shearith Israel, Sanctuary

At the Synagogue

Shabbat and Holiday Handouts

Explore our weekly Shabbat handouts. 

Seating and Reservations for Members and Guests

Full Members, Associate Members and Guests may purchase High Holiday seats for our  main and parallel services. 

Hebra Sponsored Cemetery Visit

Sunday, August 30

For those wishing to visit our cemetery before Rosh Hashanah during the month of Elul, The Hebra Hased Va'Amet is sponsoring a communal...

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.

Prayer Schedule

Weekday Services August 2-7, 2015

  • Morning Services

    Sunday 8:00 am
    Monday - Friday - 7:15 am
    Evening Services [Minhah & Arbit]
    Sunday - Thursday - 6:30 pm

Shabbat Services August 7-8, 2015/5775

  • Friday

    Candle Lighting - 7:48 pm
    Minhah & Arbit - 6:45 pm
    Sunset - 8:06 pm
    Morning Services - 8:30 - 11:45 am
    Seudah Shelishit & Class - 6:40 pm
    Minhah & Arbit - 7:40 pm
    Sunset - 8:05 pm
    Habdalah - 8:45 pm