At the Synagogue
As America's first Jewish congregation, Thanksgiving is a major day on the Shearith Israel calendar. Rabbi Soloveichik will deliver...
How Did God Really Speak at Sinai? Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Rimanov, Prophecy, the Alef of the Ten Commandments and Bible Criticism.
Join us for an inter-generational guided tour of this new and much talked about exhibit.
Did you know that a single blood donation can save up to 3 lives? Donate blood and save a life!
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.