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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
 

 

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776
Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829