Service Times This Week

December 2-3 - Shabbat Vayetse 5783

Weekday Service Times Nov. 27 – Dec. 2
Sunday Morning: 8:05 am
Monday-Friday Mornings: 7:05 am
Sunday-Thursday Evenings: 4:15 pm


Shabbat Vayetse December 2 – 3
Candles (18 min. before sunset): 4:11 pm
Friday Evening Services: 4:15 pm
Zemirot: 8:15 am | Shahrit: 9:00 am
Youth Activities 10:00 am
Saturday Minhah & Arbit: 4:05 pm
Habdalah: 4:56 pm

Welcome to Congregation Shearith Israel, America's first Jewish congregation, founded in 1654 by 23 Jews of Spanish and Portuguese descent. Today, Jews of all backgrounds make up our welcoming, traditional community. Explore this site, and then visit the synagogue to experience the beauty and vitality of this Jewish and American treasure.

Coming Up

At a Glance

A Community Shabbat Dinner: Rabbi Soloveichik in conversation with Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Fleur Hassan-Nahoum
December 2, 2022 , 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Shabbat Afternoon Class with Rabbi Soloveichik
December 3, 2022 , 3:30 pm - 4:05 pm

Chatham Square Cemetery Cleanup Day
December 4, 2022 , 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sisterhood Sunday Matinee Film Festival
December 11, 2022 , 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Shine A Light On Antisemitism in Times Square
December 19, 2022 , 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sisterhood Sunday Matinee Film Festival
January 8, 2023 , 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Meet Our Rabbi,
Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik

Rabbi Dr. Soloveichik joined the Shearith Israel family in 2013 and is our tenth minister since the American Revolution. From the very start of his tenure, Rabbi Soloveichik’s sermons, public events, and classes have drawn enthusiastic crowds, and our beloved congregation has grown and flourished under his leadership.

Photo credit: Rick Loomis for Deseret News

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