At Shearith Israel children feel nurtured, valued and part of the community.
We offer opportunities for stimulating engagement with Jewish texts and subjects for students of all levels. Explore our classes and then join us to study and connect.
We are proud to host world-renown guest scholars to share their ideas and thoughts with our community.
Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.
The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America.