At Shearith Israel children feel nurtured, valued and part of the community.
Check out our most current class offerings. We offer opportunities for stimulating engagement with Jewish texts and subjects for students of all levels.
We are proud to host major lectures and classes delivered by our clergy and Jewish leaders from across the world.
Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty.
In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.