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Mazal tob to Ruth & Irwin Shapiro

Published on Jun 4, 2021

Mazal tob to Ruth & Irwin Shapiro on the birth of a great-grandson.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776
First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

1730