Service Times This Week

August 19-20 - Shabbat Ekeb

Weekday Service Times August 14-19
Sunday Morning: 8:05 am
Monday-Friday Mornings: 7:05 am
Sunday-Thursday Evenings: 6:30 pm


Shabbat Ekeb, August 19-20
Friday Evening Services: 7:00 pm
Candles (18 min. before sunset): 7:30 pm
Zemirot: 8:30 am | Shahrit: 9:00 am
Saturday Minhah & Arbit: 7:25 pm
Habdalah: 8:25 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

Virtual Hashcaba Service
August 19, 2022 , 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Shabbat Morning Youth Program
August 20, 2022 , 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Shabbat Afternoon Class with Rabbi Soloveichik
August 20, 2022 , 6:40 pm - 7:25 pm

Sunday Soccer with Super Soccer Stars
August 21, 2022

Morning Zoom with Rabbi Rohde + Rev. Edinger
August 21, 2022 , 8:30 am - 9:00 am

The Guide to the Duties of the Heart
August 21, 2022 , 8:45 am - 9:15 am

"A Random Walk Down Mill Street"
August 24, 2022 , 8:00 pm - 8:30 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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