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Jewish Music for Cello in Our Times

Thursday, October 11, 7:30PM

Enjoy an evening of cello compositions sponsored by the Shearith Israel League. The featured performer, Regina Mushabac, is a widely acclaimed performer and professor of cello at Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory. The program includes the World Premiere of a composition by a former League President and Pulitzer Prize nominee, Joelle Wallach: Scalerica d'Oro—Suite for Violoncello and Percussion,  based on traditional Sephardic melodies.

 

Refreshments served

 

Admission: $10 per person

 

Questions? Please contact Hindy Schachter at 212 758 5738.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

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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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