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At Shearith Israel children feel nurtured, valued and part of the community.

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Judaic 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.

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860