At Shearith Israel every holiday celebration is augmented with a distinctive observance, whether aesthetic, ritual, historic or liturgic.
At Shearith Israel children feel nurtured, valued and part of the community.
Experience our traditions by and for women at Shearith Israel. Our active community groups and beautiful, intimate services are a unique way to connect to and celebrate our community's legacy of strong female voices.
In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.
Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history.