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Zachariah Edinger, Sexton

Mr. Edinger is a graduate of Fordham Law School and Queens College (CUNY).  Prior to becoming Sexton, he was an Administrative Hearing Officer for the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development.  Zachary grew up in Shearith Israel and is the grandson of the late Judah Guedalia, who was Sexton of our congregation for 40 years.  In fact, Zachary is now the fourth member of the Guedalia family to serve Shearith Israel as Sexton.

 

Phone: 212 873 0300 ext. 216

Email: zedinger@shearithisrael.org

 

Commemorative Synagogue Plates

Plates depicting Shearith Israel's five historic synagogue buildings as well the Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI.

1954
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776