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Bar and Bat Mitzvah Planning Guide

Click below to learn more about hosting a Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Shearith Israel.

Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

1896
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883