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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
Marc Chagall: The Blue Violinist, 1947

At the Synagogue

This Week's Prayer Schedule

January 25 - January 31

Friday Night Lights&Bites

Friday, January 30, 5:00PM

Approximately once a month, join us for a cocktails and hors d'oeuvres following evening services and Friday Night Lights.

The Continuing Mysteries of the Aleppo Codex: Matti Friedman in conversation with Rabbi Hidary

Saturday, January 31, 7:00PM

Matti Friedman author of The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible will give a presentation...

First Annual Chulent/Hamin/Adafina Cook-Off Shabbat Dinner

Friday, February 6, 6:00PM

All are welcome to sample our congregation's culinary diversity and to judge the winner!

Music Recital for Juniors

Saturday, February 7, 7:00PM

Come see the S&P our youth and teens -- both the children and grandchildren of members --perform at a music recital to be held...

Welcome to Congregation Shearith Israel, America's first Jewish congregation, founded in1654 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

Weekday Services January 25-30, 2015

  • Morning Services [Shahrit]

    Sunday - 8:00 am
    Monday - Friday - 7:15 am
    Evening Services [Arbit only]
    Sunday - Thursday - 6:30 pm

Shabbat Shirah Services January 30-31, 2015

  • Friday

    Candle Lighting - 4:53 pm
    Minhah & Arbit - 5:00 pm
    Sunset - 5:11 pm
    Morning Services - 8:15 - 11:45 am
    Seudah Shelishit & Class - 3:45 pm
    Minhah & Arbit - 4:45 pm
    Sunset - 5:12 pm
    Habdalah - 5:41 pm