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Mazal Tob: Ahron Herring upon his marriage...

Published on Jan 9, 2019

Mazal Tob to Ahron Herring upon his marriage to Jessica Schecter this upcoming Sunday.

Mazal Tob: Ellen & Robert Kapito on the birth...

Published on Jan 9, 2019

Mazal Tob to Ellen & Robert Kapito on the birth of a baby boy to their children, Shira & Jack Arcus. 

Welcome New Members: Ian and Raquel Lentnek

Published on Jan 3, 2019

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Ian and Raquel and their children; Hudson (6 yrs old) and Dakota (10 months old).

Mazal Tob: Deena & Nissim Aboodi on the birth...

Published on Jan 2, 2019

Mazal Tob to Deena & Nissim Aboodi on the birth of a grandson, Ness Arthur, born to Debra Aboodi & Steve Sasson.

 

Mazal Tob: Rose & Henry Edinger on the birth...

Published on Jan 2, 2019

Mazal Tob to Rose & Henry Edinger on the birth of a great-grandaughter, Aliza Tiferet, born to Chana (née Edinger) & Jono Fuchs.

 

Sincere condolences to Alan Greenberg, on...

Published on Dec 27, 2018

We wish condolences to Alan Greenberg, on the passing of his father, Harold Greenberg.

We mourn the loss of Sandra Bass

Published on Dec 25, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of Sandra Bass, mother of Elana Sinsabaugh. 

Mazal Tob: Becky & Eitan Kimelman on the...

Published on Dec 19, 2018

Mazal Tob to Becky & Eitan Kimelman on the birth of a baby girl.

Mazal Tob: Dr. Craig Moskowitz and Monica...

Published on Dec 19, 2018

Mazal Tob to Dr. Craig Moskowitz and Monica Friedman on the birth of a baby boy, Henry Blake (Chaim Baruch).

Mazal Tob: Linda & Dr. Morris Shamah on the...

Published on Dec 19, 2018

Mazal Tob to Linda & Dr. Morris Shamah on the birth of a great-grandson, Shlomo Yair Singer, in Israel.

Hazak u'Barukh: Marco DiLaurenti on being...

Published on Dec 13, 2018

Hazak u'Barukh to Marco DiLaurenti on being honored with the "Community Leadership Award" by the Rabbinical Seminary of America - Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim, in Queens.

Hazakot u'Barukhot: Meryl Jaffe and her daughter,...

Published on Dec 13, 2018

Hazakot u'Barukhot to Meryl Jaffe and her daughter, Talia Hurwich, on the publication of their book, Worth A Thousand Words: Using Graphic Novels to Teach Visual and Verbal Literacy.  The book is available on Amazon.com.  For more information, including lesson plans, visit meryljaffe.com.

 

Hazaka u'Berukha: Jessica Salama who will...

Published on Dec 13, 2018

Hazaka u'Berukha to Jessica Salama who will be making aliyah at the end of this month. Mazal tob to her parents, Jadranka & Roberto Salama.

Welcome New Member: Judith Deich

Published on Nov 29, 2018

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

Mazal tob: Rose & Henry Edinger upon their...

Published on Nov 29, 2018

Mazal tob to Rose & Henry Edinger upon their granddaughter, Neima, daughter of Benjamin & Shlomit Edinger, becoming a Bat Mitzvah.

Mazal Tob: Janice Ovadia (former Executive...

Published on Nov 29, 2018

Mazal Tob to Janice Ovadia (former Executive Director) and her husband, Isaac Ovadiah, on the engagement of their daughter Simhi Ovadiah to Shimmie Jacoby of Cleveland.

Sincere Condolences to William Dellal, on...

Published on Nov 26, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, William Dellal, on the passing of his mother, Agnes Dellal.

Hazakim u'Berukhim to all of our (nearly...

Published on Nov 26, 2018

Sincere Condolences to Dr. Ira Kalfus on...

Published on Nov 20, 2018

Mazal Tob: Rebecca Lewin and Morgan Resta-Flarer...

Published on Nov 19, 2018

Mazal Tob to Rebecca Lewin and Morgan Resta-Flarer on the birth of a baby boy, Jack Nathan.  Congratulations also to grandparents, John and Marjory Lewin.

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Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

1834
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883