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Congregation Shearith Israel

The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue America's First Jewish Congregation Bem vindo ao lar Bienvenido a casa ברוכים הבאים הביתה The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue
Congregation Shearith Israel, Sanctuary

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This Week's Prayer Schedule

November 19 - November 25

Shabbat and Holiday Handouts

Explore our weekly Shabbat handouts. 

Thanksgiving Pack-a-thon 2017

Thursday, November 23, 9:30AM

Join us and our UWS faith partners this Thanksgiving for a very important hesed project.  On Thanksgiving morning, after Rabbi...

Young Couples and Families Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Luncheon- RSVP by Monday, November 20

Saturday, November 25, 11:30AM

Young couples and families are invited to a Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Lunch with Rabbi Soloveichik.

The Jewish Friends and Clients of Alexander Hamilton - Early Bird Pricing Until Monday, November 20!

Saturday, December 9

This extraordinary shabbat lunch conversation will reveal incredible, little known details about Alexander Hamilton's relationships...

Sisterhood Pre-Hanukkah Jewelry-Making Workshop

Sunday, December 3, 4:00PM

The Sisterhood invites you to a hands-on family-friendly workshop with handcrafted jewelry designer Ofra Lerner of Ofrajewels.com. 

Welcome to Congregation Shearith Israel, America's first Jewish congregation, founded in 1654 by 23 Jews of Spanish and Portuguese descent.  Today, Jews of all backgrounds make up our welcoming, traditional community. Explore this site, and then visit the synagogue to experience the beauty and vitality of this Jewish and American treasure.

Prayer Schedule

Rosh Hodesh Kislev [One Day Rosh Hodesh]

  • Saturday Evening, November 18

    Shabbat Minhah/Rosh Hodesh Arbit 4:10pm
    Saturday Sunset 4:35pm
    Habdalah 5:03pm
     
    Sunday Morning, November 19
    Shahrit, Hallel, Musaf 8:00am
     
    Sunday Evening, November 19
    THERE IS NO MINHAH SERVICE
    Daily Service, Arbit Only 6:30pm

Weekday Services November 20-22, 2017

  • Morning Services [Shahrit]

    Monday - Wednesday 7:15am
     
    Evening Services [Arbit only]
    Sunday - Wednesday 6:30pm

Thanksgiving Services November 23, 2017

  • Morning Service

    Thursday Morning 7:45 am
    Seminar & Parade Viewing
    Following Services
     
    Evening Service [Arbit only]
    Thursday Evening 6:30 pm

Weekday Service November 24, 2017

  • Morning Service

    Friday - 7:15 am

Shabbat Services, November 24-25, 2017

  • Friday Eve

    Candles (18 min. before sunset) 4:14pm
    Services [Minhah & Arbit] 4:15pm
     
    Saturday Morning
    Morning Services 8:15-11:45am
    Torah Reading: Vayetse
    Saturday Evening
    Seuda Shelishit & Class 3:30pm
    Shabbat Minhah/Rosh Hodesh Arbit  4:05pm
    Saturday Sunset 4:31pm
    Habdalah 4:58pm