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Thanksgiving at Shearith Israel

Experience our unique Thanksgiving tradition. Begin with morning services where we chant several chapters of Psalms—parts of the Hallel. Service participants are welcome to join us on the Portico for a parade viewing with hot chocolate and pastries.


Thanksgiving Pack-A-Thon 2018

Join us and our local faith community partners - Drisha, the West End Collegiate Church, the Jewish Center, and the Church of Latter-day Saints - to raise funds to fight hunger and gather on Thanksgiving Day to pack 2000 meals for hungry New Yorkers.

Thanksgiving Service and Rabbi's Lecture

Join us for our special Thanksgiving Service and special sermon by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik.


Thanksgiving Activities for Youth

Hesed, Arts and Crafts, Parade Viewing, and Pack-a-thon!  You won't want to miss it!

A Very American Shabbat Community Dinner

In anticipation of Thanksgiving, come to Shearith Israel for a special Shabbat dinner program featuring award winning writer-journalist, Melanie Kirkpatrick

Thanksgiving Pack-a-thon 2017

Join us and our UWS faith partners this Thanksgiving for a very important hesed project.  On Thanksgiving morning, after Rabbi Soloveichik’s special Thanksgiving address, we will pack hundreds of meals for hungry New Yorkers.

Young Couples and Families Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Luncheon- RSVP by Monday, November 20

Young couples and families are invited to a Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Lunch with Rabbi Soloveichik.

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

Omer Board

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.