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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.

What Gentiles Can Learn From Lord Sacks

by Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, for the Wall Street Journal

Published on Nov 12, 2020

After Rabbi Jonathan Sacks' sudden passing, Rabbi Soloveichik discussed in the Wall Street Journal how the late British rabbi was the most gifted voice for biblical belief of our time.

A Former Catholic Dances With the Torah

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, for The Wall Street Journal

Published on Oct 12, 2020

For Jews, the people of the book, sacred text is more than law; it is our friend.

This coming Shabbat, Shabbat Bereishit, the "Sabbath of Beginning," is when the story of creation is read in synagogues around the world. In this past Friday's Wall Street Journal, Rabbi Soloveichik explained why Jews are so excited by the opportunity to read a text that they have seen so many times, and why, during the current pandemic, the Bible is more important than ever.

Take a (Solo) Stroll

by Will Heinrich, for the New York Times

Published on Mar 26, 2020

Our historic Chatham Square Cemetery in Lower Manhattan is one of these top recommendations for New Yorkers to pass by and appreciate when taking a safe, socially-distant walk. 

What the Bible Taught Lincoln About America

by Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, for the Wall Street Journal

Published on Feb 16, 2020

In wartime, a president who once seemed indifferent to religion evolved into a theologian of liberty.

A newsmaking Friday in New York: President...

by Tad Welch of Deseret News

Published on Nov 15, 2019

Rabbi Soloveichik gave a tour of Shearith Israel to M. Russell Ballard, the president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Latter-day Saints, and they discussed a wide range of topics, from the history of Shearith Israel to the importance of American religious freedom.

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Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

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Choral Music of Shearith Israel
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