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Friday Night Services Guide

We are thrilled with the number of new members and guests who have been joining us for services, classes, special lectures, and events over the past few years. Surely one of the highlights of our service is our Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat, capped by Rabbi Soloveichik’s Friday Night Lights talks. So many have told us how beautiful and inspiring these services are. But some have also told us that they wish they had a deeper understanding of our service, liturgy, music, and customs. Our clergy, leadership, and veteran members are eager for you to learn and settle in as well.

 

In follow up to our recently published, Guide for the Perplexed: A Newcomer's Primer to Congregation Shearith Israel, we created a new guide, Friday Night Services: A  Guide to Congregation Shearith Israel’s Unique Customs.

 

We are offering sponsorship opportunties to support this endeavor and would be delighted to include your name in the upcoming second edition of this beautiful publication.

To sponsor, click here, and for larger underwriting opporutnities contact Executive Director, Barbara Reiss at (212) 873-0300, x215.

 

Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

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Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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