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Our congregation is defined by our warm, welcoming approach towards a more traditional Judaism while providing the highest quality of Judaic education.

Jewish Education

Check out our most current class offerings.  We offer opportunities for stimulating engagement with Jewish texts and subjects for students of all levels.

Major Lectures and Special Classes

We are proud to host major lectures and classes delivered by our clergy and Jewish leaders from across the world.

Rabbi Soloveichik's Evening Classes

Starting this Fall, instead of teaching a weekly Talmud class on Tuesdays, Rabbi Soloveichik will be delivering major lectures and shiurim on select Mondays and Tuesdays, with Mondays devoted to history topics, and Tuesdays focused on Torah and Talmudic subjects.

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

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Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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