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Matanot L’Ebyonim

It is one of the mitzvot of Purim to give charity to the poor, Matanot L’Ebyonim.   Your online gift or check made out to the “Rabbi's Discretionary Fund,” will be distributed by Rabbi Soloveichik on Purim to those in need. Donate here.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

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

1860