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A Very American Shabbat Community Dinner

Featuring Melanie Kirkpatrick in Conversation with Rabbi Soloveichik

Friday, November 18

In anticipation of Thanksgiving, come to Shearith Israel for a special Shabbat dinner program featuring award winning writer-journalist, Melanie Kirkpatrick in conversation with Rabbi Soloveichik.  Together, they will give a vivid portrait of the history of our nation's- and our synagogue's-- most beloved national holiday. 
Melanie Kirkpatrick, award winning, writer-journalist, deputy editor of the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal (2006-2009), senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and author of the new book, Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience.  

Register here.


Deadline: November 10.

Procrastinators Pricing Final Deadline: November 15.  

Sponsor - $250 (includes two meals)

Sponsor - $180 (includes one meal)

Members - $54 (after November 10 - $58) 

Non-Members - $62 (after November 10 - $66)

Children - $18


Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

Emma Lazaraus

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