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Board of Trustees

We are proud to have an active and involved Board of Trustees that has guided the congregation throughout our great history.

 

Board of Trustees

Louis M. Solomon, Parnas

Michael Katz, Segan

Michael P. Lustig, Segan

Dr. Victoria R. Bengualid

Norman S. Benzaquen

Esmé E. Berg

Karen Daar

David E.R. Dangoor

Elliot Freilich 

Seth Haberman

David J. Nathan, Honorary Parnas

Peter Neustadter, Honorary Parnas

L. Gilles Sion

Oliver Stanton

Mark Tsesarsky

 

Clerk: Michael Goldberg

Treasurer: Raphael Sasson

 

Honorary Trustees

Harriet Ainetchi

Dr. Edgar Altchek

Paul J. Beispel

Henri Bengualid

Alvin Deutsch, Honorary Parnas

Dr. Dennis B. Freilich, Honorary Parnas

Arthur A. Goldberg

Eva G. Haberman, z"l

Jonathan de Sola Mendes

Edward Misrahi

Avery Neumark

Jack Rudin, z"l

Ronald P. Stanton, z"l

Ralph J. Sutton

Roy J. Zuckerberg

 

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

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Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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