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Mazal Tob: Judy & Marty Grumet on the birth...

Published on Jun 14, 2018

Mazal Tob to Judy & Marty Grumet on the birth of a granddaughter, Anaelle Tamar, born to Avi & Leah Grumet.

Mazal Tob: Vivien & Leon Eisenmann upon their...

Published on Jun 10, 2018

Mazal Tob to Vivien & Leon Eisenmann upon their grandson, Aharon Lauber, son of Esther & Chaim Lauber, becoming a Bar Mitzvah. 

Mazal Tob: Reverend Philip & Andrea Sherman...

Published on Jun 3, 2018

Mazal Tob to Reverend Philip & Andrea Sherman on the birth of a granddaughter, born to Reuven and Mollie Sherman.

Sincere condolences to our member, Robert...

Published on May 30, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Robert Tam, on the passing of his mother, Ginette Tam.

Sincere condolences to our member, Philip...

Published on May 29, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Philip Bieler, on the passing of his father, Edward Bieler.

Mazal Tob: Paola & Richard Kulp upon their...

Published on May 27, 2018

Mazal Tob to Paola & Richard Kulp upon their grandson, Ryan Cameron Kulp becoming a Bar Mitzvah.

Mazal tob: Dr. Daniel Nathan on his forthcoming...

Published on May 27, 2018

Mazal tob to Dr. Daniel Nathan on his forthcoming marriage to Melissa  Rutman.  Congratulation to his parents, Dr. Rebecca Chaplan & David Nathan and his grandmother, Ruth Nathan.

 

Sincere condolences to our member, Isaac...

Published on May 25, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Isaac Corre, on the passing of his mother, Nita Corre.

Sincere condolences to our member, Andre...

Published on May 23, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Andre Guenoun, on the passing of his father, Salomon Guenoun.

Sincere condolences to Jay Irom, on the passing...

Published on May 22, 2018

We wish condolences to Jay Irom, on the passing of his mother, Gloria Irom.

Hazak U'barukh: Scott Shay, on the upcoming...

Published on May 20, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Scott Shay, on the upcoming publication of his book, In Good Faith, an accessible examination of the enduring rationality of faith in modern times.  The book is available for pre-order on Amazon.com.

Hazak U'barukh: Zachary Edinger, who recently...

Published on May 20, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Zachary Edinger, who recently spoke at the Queens College Jewish Studies Program Awards Ceremony about Shearith Israel's historic cemeteries and Civil War veterans.  He also unveiled plans to have a Queens College intern work with Shearith Israel to research additional information about Civil War veterans from our congregation.

Sincere Condolences to our member, Joel Schreiber

Published on May 17, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Joel Schreiber, on the passing of his brother, Simeon Schreiber.

Hazak U'barukh: Joshua Mendes, who recently...

Published on May 17, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Joshua Mendes, who recently lectured about Spanish & Portuguese history in Newton, MA, and at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston.

We mourn the passing of Dr. Judith S. B....

Published on May 9, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of Dr. Judith S. B. Guedalia, wife of Rabbi Harris Guedalia.

Mazal Tob: Rabbi Steven Nemetz on the birth...

Published on May 7, 2018

Mazal Tob to Rabbi Steven Nemetz on the birth of a grandson to children Osnat and Ari Nemetz of Toronto. 

Sincere condolences to our member, Joshua...

Published on May 4, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Joshua Sauberman, on the passing of his grandmother, Doris Sauberman.

Mazal Tob: Pintan Soloveichik on becoming...

Published on May 1, 2018

Mazal Tob to Pintan Soloveichik on becoming a Bar Mitzvah in Israel this past Shabbat.  Congratulations to his parents, Rabbi & Layaliza Soloveichik.

Mazal Tob: Hallie Pomerantz on becoming a...

Published on May 1, 2018

Mazal Tob to Hallie Pomerantz on becoming a Bat Mitzvah.  Congratulations to her parents, Yvette & Steven Pomerantz, and her grandparents, Yvonne Cohen and Carol & Emil Pomerantz.

Mazal Tob: Judy & Joel Schreiber on the engagement...

Published on May 1, 2018

Mazal Tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber on the engagement of their grandson Jordan Schreiber, son of Avram and Tammy Schreiber, to Kyra Libin of Woodmere NY.

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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
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776