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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Shearith Israel: Q & A

Z. Edinger | On Select Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

Given by our shamash, Z. Edinger,  this class will meet once a month and be based on questions YOU submit. 

Intended for both new members and "old-timers," beginners and advanced students, this class will be based on topics suggested by you!  If you've ever had a question about our congregation's history, liturgy, music, or customs - this is the class for you.  Please submit your questions to zedinger@shearithisrael.org and he will prepare a class to satisfy you!

 

Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

1730
Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

1768