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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.

The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

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Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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