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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Shearith Israel: Q & A

Z. Edinger | On Select Wednesdays at 7:00 pm

Given by our shamash, Z. Edinger,  this class will meet once a month and be based on questions YOU submit. 

Intended for both new members and "old-timers," beginners and advanced students, this class will be based on topics suggested by you!  If you've ever had a question about our congregation's history, liturgy, music, or customs - this is the class for you.  Please submit your questions to zedinger@shearithisrael.org and he will prepare a class to satisfy you!

 

The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

1730
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883