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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


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

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.