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Israel's Vaccine Triumph

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, for Commentary Magazine

Published on Feb 4, 2021

Rabbi Soloveichik writes about the Jewish value of chayim.

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

1768
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

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