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Tisha B'Ab Public Lecture

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, July 21, 9:20PM

Following the 9:20 pm reading of Eikha, Rabbi Soloveichik will deliver a lecture on the topic of "Jerusalem of Gold: The Unknown Origin of an Anthem."

 

Sponsored by Cindy Trop and Stuart Ellman in memory of Cindy’s mother, Yehudit Bat Beilah v’Avraham HaCohen.

 

Nineteenth Street Synagogue

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

1860
Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

1768