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Mazal Tob: Iriwin and Ruth Shapiro

Published on Feb 19, 2015

Mazal Tob to Irwin and Ruth Shapiro upon the wedding of their granddaughter.

Hazakot U'berukhot: Sara Goldstein and Lia...

Published on Feb 19, 2015

Hazakot U'berukhot to Sara Goldstein and Lia Solomon for representing Shearith Israel in the UJA-Federation of New York PovertySLAM under the mentorship of Esther Hidary.  Over 100 teens participated in this event which was aimed to develop innovative responses to poverty in the New York Jewish community through an educational summit and grant competition.  The Shearith Israel team was awarded a grant to implement their ideas!

Welcome New Members: Aaron and Jill Katz

Published on Feb 11, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Aaron and Jill and their children, Joshua (19 yrs old) and Nathaniel (15 yrs old).

Welcome New Member: Shari Portnoy

Published on Feb 9, 2015

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

Mazal Tob: Mark and Penny Aaron

Published on Feb 8, 2015

Mazal Tob to Mark and Penny Aaron on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter Laelah Aaron, granddaughter of Arthur and Carol Goldberg.   

 

Mazal Tob: Birth of Baby Boy to Daniel and...

Published on Feb 8, 2015

Mazal Tob to Daniel and Matide Ferguson on the birth of their baby boy, Chaim Benyamin Yosef.  He is a new brother to Ashley, Jeremiah, Althea, Charles, Chandler, Abigail and Ahava.

Mazal Tob: Chava Maccaba

Published on Feb 4, 2015

Mazal Tob to our member Chava Maccaba, on being honored at the National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP) annual dinner with the Carl and Sylvia Freyer Young Leadership Award.

Mazal Tob: Jonathan and Nielufar Kaye

Published on Feb 3, 2015

Mazal Tob to Jonathan and Nielufar Kaye on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter Shirin Kaye, granddaughter of Hon. Judith Kaye.     

Welcome New Members: Eric and Yonina Gomberg

Published on Jan 30, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Eric and Yonina and their children, Liam (9 yrs old), Tobias (7 yrs old) and Zachary (3 yrs old).

Mazal Tob: Judy and Joel Schreiber

Published on Jan 12, 2015

Mazal Tob to Judy and Joel Schreiber on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson Aaron Schreiber, son of their children Avram and Tammy Schreiber.

 

 

Mazal Tob: Marriage of Josh Nathan Kazis...

Published on Jan 7, 2015

 Mazal Tob to Josh Nathan Kazis on his marriage to Emily Seife.  Josh is son of members Sara E. Nathan and Joel D. Kazis and grandson of member Ruth G. Nathan. 

Welcome New Member: Aviva Roumani

Published on Jan 7, 2015

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

Welcome New Members: Mitchell and Joleen...

Published on Jan 7, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Mitchell and Joleen and their children, Elliott (20 yrs old), Esther (18 yrs old), Maia (14 yrs old) and Rose (13 yrs old).

Welcome New Members: Aryeh and Elana Bourkoff

Published on Jan 7, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Aryeh and Elana and their children, Olivia (13 yrs old), Sarah (10 yrs old), Evan (8 yrs old) and Asher (4 yrs old).

Welcome New Members: Eli and Laurie Bryk

Published on Jan 7, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Eli and Laurie and their son, William (18 yrs old).

Welcome New Member: Thomas and Daphne Recanati...

Published on Jan 7, 2015

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Thomas and Daphne and their children, Orianne (14 yrs old), Leonardo (12 yrs old) and Emmanuel (4 yrs old).

 

Mazal Tob: Birth of Baby Girl to Raif and...

Published on Dec 21, 2014

Mazal Tob to Raif and Jessica Melhado on the birth of a baby girl.

Welcome New Member: Jack Shlomo

Published on Dec 4, 2014

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

Welcome New Members: Raphael and Sharon Sasson

Published on Dec 4, 2014

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Raphael and Sharon and their children, Barbara (8 yrs old), Elie (5 yrs old) and Moshe (2 yrs old).

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Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

1730
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883