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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

January 14 - January 20

Shabbat and Holiday Handouts

Explore our weekly Shabbat handouts. 

Young Couples and Families Pre-Tu B'Shebat Shabbat Luncheon

Saturday, January 27, 11:30AM

Get in the Tu B'Shebat spirit with Rabbi and Layaliza Soloveichik.


Rabbi Soloveichik's Tu B'Shebat Shiur

Tuesday, January 30, 7:00PM

Rabbi Soloveichik's Tuesday night shiur will be dedicated to the themes of Tu B'Shebat.

Pulpit Swap Shabbat

Saturday, March 10

Rabbis Levine and Soloveichik will “swap” synagogues on this shabbat, enjoying the warmth of their peer kehillot and...

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

Weekday Services - January 14-16, 2018

  • Sunday, January 14

    Morning Service 8:00 am
    Evening Service (Arbit only) 6:30 pm
    Martin Luther King Legal Holiday 
    Monday, January 15th
    Morning Service 8:00 am
    Evening Service (Arbit only) 6:30 pm
    Tuesday Morning, January 16
    Morning Service 7:15 am

Rosh Hodesh Shebat [One-Day] January 16-17

  • Tuesday Eve, January 16

    Evening Service (Arbit only) 6:30pm
    Wednesday Morning, January 17
    Morning Sevices [Shahrit, Hallel, Musaf] 7:15am

Weekday Services - January 17-19, 2018

  • Wednesday-Thursday Evenings, January 16-17

    Evening Service (Arbit only) 6:30 pm
    Thursday-Friday Mornings, January 17-18
    Morning Service 7:15 am

Shabbat Services January 19-20, 2018

  • Friday Eve

    Candles (18 min. before sunset) 4:40pm
    Services [Minhah & Arbit] 4:45pm
    Morning Services 8:15-11:45am
    Torah Reading: Bo
    Seuda Shelishit & Class 3:35pm
    Minhah & Arbit 4:35pm
    Saturday Sunset 4:59pm
    Habdalah 5:26pm