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Deborah Bendheim, Office Assistant

Deborah is our office assistant.  She's here a few hours a week to help out with data entry, research, and special projects that keep the office running.  

 

Phone: 212 873 0300 x209

Email: dbendheim@shearithisrael.org 

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

1682
Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

1834