At the Synagogue
Join us for a special Shabbat with one of the most respected Jewish leaders today.
Join Shearith Israel clergy and Rabbi Gabbai of Mikveh Israel for a Shabbaton in Philadelphia.
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.