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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

At the Synagogue

This Week's Prayer Schedule

February 22 - February 28

Pre-Purim Baking Class

We will learn (and taste) the secrets of making scrumptious Fazuelos, a Sephardic style of Hamantashen. 

Shabbat Dinner for Young Members + Friends

Friday, February 27, 7:00PM

Shearith Israel’s Rabbi Shalom Morris and Alana Shultz invite you to join our Young Members + Friends Shabbat Dinner. 

Purim Dinner and Celebration

Wednesday, March 4, 6:30PM

Join us for Megillah reading in our beautiful Main Sanctuary followed by a festive community dinner. 

Shearith Israel Book Club

Wednesday, March 11, 8:00PM

If you have been looking for a great book to read and crave intellectual literary discussion, join the Shearith Israel book club!

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 February 22-27, 2015

  • Morning Services [Shahrit]

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

Shabbat Zakhor Services February 27-28, 2015

  • Friday

    Candle Lighting - 5:27 pm
    Minhah & Arbit - 5:30 pm
    Sunset - 5:45 pm
     
    Saturday
    Morning Services - 8:15 - 11:45 am
    Seudah Shelishit & Class - 4:20 pm
    Minhah & Arbit - 5:20 pm
    Sunset - 5:46 pm
    Habdalah - 6:18 pm