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Hazak U'barukh: To Trustee, Seth Haberman,...

Published on Jan 13, 2017

Hazak U'barukh to Trustee, Seth Haberman, CEO of Visible World, for being awarded an Emmy for the development of Targeted TV Advertising.

We Mourn The Loss Of Deborah Neumark, Our...

Published on Jan 11, 2017

Welcome New Members: Joseph & Meryl Mark

Published on Jan 5, 2017

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

Mazal Tob: Marc and Rivka Wiznia on the birth...

Published on Jan 5, 2017

Mazal Tob to Marc and Rivka Wiznia on the birth of a son.

We Mourn The Loss of Marilyn Gorell, Mother...

Published on Dec 28, 2016

Welcome New Members: Leonard & Ellen Milberg

Published on Dec 21, 2016

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

Mazal Tob: Joshua Vorchheimer on becoming...

Published on Dec 15, 2016

Mazal Tob to Joshua Vorchheimer on becoming a Bar Mitzvah.  Congratulations to his parents, Rachel and David Vorchheimer.

Welcome New Member: Juan Mesa-Freydell

Published on Dec 15, 2016

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

Mazal Tob: Barbara and Sassoon Shahmoon on...

Published on Dec 15, 2016

Mazal Tob to Barbara and Sassoon Shahmoon on the marriage of their son, David Ezra Shahmoon and Sarah Boumendil.  Sarah is the daughter of Giselle and Roger Boumendil of Paris.

We Mourn The Loss of Jacques Roumani, Brother...

Published on Dec 13, 2016

We Mourn The Loss of Jack Rudin, Our Longtime...

Published on Dec 7, 2016

Hazakim U'berukhim; Marc & Beth Bengualid

Published on Dec 7, 2016

Marc & Beth Bengualid upon being Guests of Honor at the American Friends of Reuth dinner on Thursday, December 8, at the St. Regis Hotel. Reuth is one of Israel's most outstanding social service and healthcare facilities.

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

Published on Dec 1, 2016

Mazal Tob to Andrea and Rev. Phil Sherman on the marriage of their son Elan Sherman to Rena Resnick.

We Mourn The Loss of Irma Robles Cardozo,...

Published on Nov 28, 2016

Welcome New Members: Lewis & Lauri Barbanel

Published on Nov 16, 2016

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Lewis and Lauri and their children Megan (20 yrs old), Phillip (15 yrs old) and Natalie (15 yrs old).

 

Welcome New Members: Isaac and Judith Sherman

Published on Nov 10, 2016

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

Welcome New Members: Chalom & Alexandra Silber

Published on Nov 10, 2016

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Chalom and Alexandra and their children, Regina (11 years old), Nathaniel (2 years old) and Asher (8 months old).

Welcome New Members: Roger & Susan Hertog

Published on Nov 7, 2016

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

We Mourn The Loss of Kate Nissim

Published on Nov 3, 2016

Welcome New Members: Manny & Evelyn Gross

Published on Nov 3, 2016

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

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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. 

1682
Commemorative Synagogue Plates

Plates depicting Shearith Israel's five historic synagogue buildings as well the Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI.

1954