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We prepare for the mood of the High Holidays by reciting penitential Selihot during the month of Elul.  Shearith Israel maintains an old and unusual custom of reciting a short form of Selihot and blowing the shofar following the weekday evening service.  We also recite a much longer form of Selihot early in the mornings preceding Rosh Hashanah and Kippur.  

Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.

Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.