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Mazal Tob: Dr. Nicole Schreiber Agus upon...

Published on Apr 23, 2018

Mazal Tob to Dr. Nicole Schreiber Agus upon being honored on May 14 at Nishmat's 28th Anniversary Gala Dinner.  Shearith Israel is a proud partner of Nishmat in our Yoetzet Halakha Initiative. To honor Nicole and support Nishmat, click here.

Hazak U'barukh to Rabbi Meir Soloveichik...

Published on Apr 18, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Rabbi Meir Soloveichik for being awarded Becket's 2018 Canterbury Medal.  Each year, Becket honors a person who embodies and lives out an unfailing commitment to religious freedom. Past medalists include esteemed individuals such as Elie Wiesel and Archbishop Charles Chaput. Rabbi Soloveichik will be presented with the medal at the Canterbury Medal Gala at the Pierre Hotel on Thursday, May 24. To attend or sponsor the event, click here.

Hizki U'berukha to Gail Propp, for being...

Published on Apr 18, 2018

Hizki U'berukha to Gail Propp, for being chosen as the honoree at Keren Or's Women's Division Gala Spring Luncheon.  The Luncheon will be held at Park East Synagogue on Wednesday, May 2. To attend or sponsor, click here.

Hizki U'berukha to our member, Matea Frieber,...

Published on Apr 12, 2018

  Hizki U'berukha to our member, Matea Frieber, a 5th grader at Park East Day School, upon becoming a Hidon HaTanakh finalist. The finals will take place at Manhattan Day School on Sunday, April 29. Good luck, Matea!

We mourn the loss of our member, Florence...

Published on Apr 11, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of our member, Florence Tatistcheff.

Welcome New Member: Daniel Weiner

Published on Apr 9, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Daniel.

Welcome New Member: Aura Bijou-Plotkin

Published on Apr 9, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Aura.

Welcome New Members: Ruth & Philip Bieler

Published on Apr 9, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Philip and Ruth and their children; Charles (10 yrs old) and Lucy (7 yrs old).

Mazal Tob: Florie & Benson Jerusalmi on the...

Published on Apr 2, 2018

Mazal Tob to Florie & Benson Jerusalmi on the birth of their grandson to their daughter, Julia Jerusalmi & Ben Henig.  The baby was named Adin at his berit milah this past Thursday. 

May Adin grow in torah, to Chuppah and a life filled with good deeds.

If you would like to sponsor a meal for the family, please go to shearithisrael.org/caring-connection-meals.

The family will be notified of your generous gesture.

Mazal Tob: Robyn Price Stonehill & David...

Published on Mar 25, 2018

Mazal Tob to Robyn Price Stonehill & David Stonehill on their daughter Jordana, becoming a Bat Mitzvah.

Mazal Tob: Ellen & Robert Kapito and Laurie...

Published on Mar 13, 2018

Mazal Tob: Our Sexton, Zachary and Malka...

Published on Mar 5, 2018

Mazal Tob to our Sexton, Zachary and Malka Edinger on the birth of their daugher, Navah.  Congratulations to the grandparents, Rose & Henry Edinger.

If you would like to sponsor a meal for the family, please go to shearithisrael.org/caring-connection-meals.

The family will be notified of your generous gesture.

Hazakot U'Berukhot to all who participated...

Published on Mar 4, 2018

Hazakot U'Berukhot to all who participated in this year's Women's Megillah Reading, and a special thank you to Mrs. Lisa Rohde for coordinating it.

We mourn the loss of our member, Helen Laniado

Published on Feb 28, 2018

Sincere Condolences to Lawrence Kobrin

Published on Feb 21, 2018

We wish condolences to Lawrence Kobrin, on the passing of his brother, Jay Kobrin.

Mazal Tob: Mazal tob to Sarah Meira Rosenberg,...

Published on Feb 21, 2018

Mazal tob to Sarah Meira Rosenberg, Shearith Israel's Communications Associate and Programs Coordinator, on the marriage of her brother, Yair.

Mazal tob: Justin Berger on becoming a bar...

Published on Feb 14, 2018

Mazal tob to Justin Berger on becoming a bar mitzvah this shabbat (February 10, 2018)  in the Lauderdale Road Synagogue, Maida Vale, London. Justin is the son of 
Rabbi Jeffrey & Michie Berger.

We mourn the loss of our member, Manos Marcus

Published on Feb 5, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of our member, Manos Marcus.

Mazal Tob: Rose & Henry Edinger on the recent...

Published on Feb 4, 2018

Mazal Tob to Rose & Henry Edinger on the recent marriage of their granddaughter Chana Edinger to Jonathan ("Jono") Fuchs of Teaneck, NJ.  

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First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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