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Sincere condolences to our member, Isaac...

Published on May 25, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Isaac Corre, on the passing of his mother, Nita Corre.

Sincere condolences to our member, Andre...

Published on May 23, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Andre Guenoun, on the passing of his father, Salomon Guenoun.

Sincere condolences to Jay Irom, on the passing...

Published on May 22, 2018

We wish condolences to Jay Irom, on the passing of his mother, Gloria Irom.

Hazak U'barukh: Joshua Mendes, who recently...

Published on May 17, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Joshua Mendes, who recently lectured about Spanish & Portuguese history in Newton, MA, and at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston.

Sincere Condolences to our member, Joel Schreiber

Published on May 17, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Joel Schreiber, on the passing of his brother, Simeon Schreiber.

We mourn the passing of Dr. Judith S. B....

Published on May 9, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of Dr. Judith S. B. Guedalia, wife of Rabbi Harris Guedalia.

Mazal Tob: Rabbi Steven Nemetz on the birth...

Published on May 7, 2018

Mazal Tob to Rabbi Steven Nemetz on the birth of a grandson to children Osnat and Ari Nemetz of Toronto. 

Sincere condolences to our member, Joshua...

Published on May 4, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Joshua Sauberman, on the passing of his grandmother, Doris Sauberman.

Mazal Tob: Pintan Soloveichik on becoming...

Published on May 1, 2018

Mazal Tob to Pintan Soloveichik on becoming a Bar Mitzvah in Israel this past Shabbat.  Congratulations to his parents, Rabbi & Layaliza Soloveichik.

Mazal Tob: Hallie Pomerantz on becoming a...

Published on May 1, 2018

Mazal Tob to Hallie Pomerantz on becoming a Bat Mitzvah.  Congratulations to her parents, Yvette & Steven Pomerantz, and her grandparents, Yvonne Cohen and Carol & Emil Pomerantz.

Mazal Tob: Judy & Joel Schreiber on the engagement...

Published on May 1, 2018

Mazal Tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber on the engagement of their grandson Jordan Schreiber, son of Avram and Tammy Schreiber, to Kyra Libin of Woodmere NY.

Mazal Tob: Dr. Nicole Schreiber Agus upon...

Published on Apr 23, 2018

Mazal Tob to Dr. Nicole Schreiber Agus upon being honored on May 14 at Nishmat's 28th Anniversary Gala Dinner.  Shearith Israel is a proud partner of Nishmat in our Yoetzet Halakha Initiative. To honor Nicole and support Nishmat, click here.

Hazak U'barukh to Rabbi Meir Soloveichik...

Published on Apr 18, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Rabbi Meir Soloveichik for being awarded Becket's 2018 Canterbury Medal.  Each year, Becket honors a person who embodies and lives out an unfailing commitment to religious freedom. Past medalists include esteemed individuals such as Elie Wiesel and Archbishop Charles Chaput. Rabbi Soloveichik will be presented with the medal at the Canterbury Medal Gala at the Pierre Hotel on Thursday, May 24. To attend or sponsor the event, click here.

Mazal Tob: Gail Propp, for being chosen as...

Published on Apr 18, 2018

Mazal Tob to Gail Propp, for being chosen as the honoree at Keren Or's Women's Division Gala Spring Luncheon.  The Luncheon will be held at Park East Synagogue on Wednesday, May 2. To attend or sponsor, click here.

Hizki U'berukha to our member, Matea Frieber,...

Published on Apr 12, 2018

  Hizki U'berukha to our member, Matea Frieber, a 5th grader at Park East Day School, upon becoming a Hidon HaTanakh finalist. The finals will take place at Manhattan Day School on Sunday, April 29. Good luck, Matea!

We mourn the loss of our member, Florence...

Published on Apr 11, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of our member, Florence Tatistcheff.

Welcome New Member: Daniel Weiner

Published on Apr 9, 2018

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

Welcome New Member: Aura Bijou-Plotkin

Published on Apr 9, 2018

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

Welcome New Members: Ruth & Philip Bieler

Published on Apr 9, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Philip and Ruth and their children; Charles (10 yrs old) and Lucy (7 yrs old).

Mazal Tob: Florie & Benson Jerusalmi on the...

Published on Apr 2, 2018

Mazal Tob to Florie & Benson Jerusalmi on the birth of their grandson to their daughter, Julia Jerusalmi & Ben Henig.  The baby was named Adin at his berit milah this past Thursday. 

May Adin grow in torah, to Chuppah and a life filled with good deeds.

If you would like to sponsor a meal for the family, please go to shearithisrael.org/caring-connection-meals.

The family will be notified of your generous gesture.

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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

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