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Welcome New Members: Joseph and Meira Scheiner

Published on Jul 29, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Joseph and Meira.

Welcome New Member: Ruthie Israeli

Published on Jul 27, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Ruthie.

Mazal Tob: Iris Sasson on the birth of a...

Published on Jul 27, 2015

Mazal Tob to Iris Sasson on the birth of a grandson, Daniel Kai, this past June.  He is the son of Daniel and Nurit Sasson of Herzliyah, Israel.

Mazal Tob: Jamie and Elana Nussbaum on the...

Published on Jul 9, 2015

Mazal Tob to Jamie and Elana Nussbaum on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Max.  Congratulations to the proud grandparents, Rabbi Marc and Gilda Angel.

Welcome New Members: Edward Berman and Anna...

Published on Jul 1, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Edward and Anna and their children, Daniel(12 yrs old) and Michelle (8 yrs old).

 

Mazal Tob: Program Director, Alana Shultz...

Published on Jul 1, 2015

Mazal Tob to our Program Director, Alana Shultz on her marriage to Slava Rubin.

Mazal Tob: To our newly re-elected trustees...

Published on Jul 1, 2015

Mazal Tob to our newly re-elected trustees: Peter Neustadter, David J. Nathan, Victoria Bengualid, Esme Berg and Karen Daar.

Mazal Tob: Richard and Paolo Kulp

Published on Jun 22, 2015

Mazal Tov to Richard and Paolo Kulp upon the upcoming Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Ethan Kulp.

Welcome New Members: Francine Alfandary and...

Published on Jun 10, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Francine and Laurent and their children, Raphael (9 yrs old) and Louis (9 yrs old).

Mazal Tob: Elan and Diane Ben-Avi on the...

Published on Jun 10, 2015

Mazal Tob to Elan and Diane Ben-Avi on the birth of a daughter, Fay Magnolia.  Congratulations to the proud grandparents, Jacob and Joanne Ben-Avi.

Mazal Tob: Jacob Seligson On Becoming A Bar...

Published on Jun 4, 2015

Mazal Tob to Jacob Seligson on becoming a Bar Mitzvah.  Congratulations to his parents Alexander and Muriel Seligson.

Hazak U'barukh: Rabbi Raif Malhado who is...

Published on Jun 4, 2015

Hazak U'barukh to our devoted member Rabbi Raif Melhado, who is receiving his ordination from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and was just announced as the next rabbi of Kahal Joseph Congregation, a Sephardic Baghdadi synagogue in Los Angeles, California,  We wish much happiness to Raif, his wife Jessica and their daughter Penny.

Hazak U'barukh: Sjimon den Hollander who...

Published on Jun 4, 2015

Hazak U'barukh to to Sjimon den Hollander who will be playing with the New York Andalus Ensemble on the JCC Manhattan's rooftop on Sunday, June 14.  The New York Andalus Ensemble is a multiethnic, multifaith group that performs in Arabic, Hebrew, Spanish, and Ladino drawing upon repertoire from the ninth century to the 1960s, from Andalus and the Maghreb.

New Member: Susan Lobel

Published on May 27, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Susan.

Welcome New Member: Joseph Sokol

Published on May 27, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Joseph.

Mazal Tob: Rev. Phil Sherman and Andrea Raab...

Published on May 22, 2015

Mazal Tob to Rev. Phil Sherman and Andrea Raab on the marriage of Reuven Sherman to Mollie Ray.

Welcome New Member: Alene Schneierson

Published on May 19, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Alene.

Welcome New Members: Lawrence Mondschein...

Published on May 19, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Lawrence and Alexandra and their children, Annaleiese and Teodoora.

Mazal Tob: Barbara and Sassoon Shahmoon on...

Published on May 14, 2015

Mazal Tob to Barbara and Sassoon Shahmoon on the engagement of their son David Ezra Shahmoon to Sarah Boumendil of Paris, France.

Mazal Tob: Avigail Friedman On Becoming A...

Published on May 13, 2015

Mazal Tob to Avigail Friedman on becoming a Bat Mitzvah.  Congratulations to her parents Gadi Friedman and Sarah Lehrich.

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Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

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Hebrew School History

In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

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