Support our 2024 Year of Hope Capital Campaign!

The time has come to replace our worn-down Sanctuary carpet, as well as repair the weakened floorboards beneath it, and to make other vital infrastructure repairs.

Click here to learn more about this targeted campaign to restore our sacred space.

Service Times This Week

February 23-24 - Shabbat Tetsavveh 5784

Sunday, February 18
Sunday Morn, Feb. 18: 8:05 am
Sunday Eve Arbit Feb. 18: 6:30 pm
Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19
Legal Holiday Mon. Morn Service: 8:05 am
Monday Evening Arbit: 6:30 pm
Weekday Services, Feb. 20-23
Tuesday-Friday Morns: 7:05 am
Tuesday-Thursday Arbit: 6:30 pm


Shabbat Tetsavveh, February 23-24
Candles (18 min. before sunset): 5:22 pm
Friday Evening Services: 5:30 pm
Zemirot: 8:15 am | Shahrit: 9:00 am
Saturday Minhah & Arbit: 5:20 pm
Habdala: 6:12 pm

Purim 5784

Join us at Shearith Israel for a meaningful and joyous Purim! For information on Sisterhood Mishloah Manot, our Women’s Megillah Reading, Purim Breakfast, schedule, and more, click below.

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

Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner with the ZOA
February 23, 2024 , 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday Night Lights with Rabbi Soloveichik
February 23, 2024 , 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Rabbi Soloveichik's Year of Hope Lecture Series: Lecture #5
February 24, 2024 , 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Shabbat Afternoon Class with Rabbi Soloveichik
February 24, 2024 , 4:35 pm - 5:20 pm

Weekly Teen Class with Baruch-Lev Kelman
February 24, 2024 , 4:35 pm - 5:20 pm

Around the (Jewish) World in 20 Days
February 29, 2024 , 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Shabbat Adar Community Dinner: "From Singapore to Savile Row to Bespoke in Brooklyn"
March 8, 2024 , 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Motzei Shabbat Parent-Child Learning: Rabbi Rohde
March 9, 2024 , 6:15 pm - 7:15 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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New York, NY 10023
212-873-0300
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