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Mazal Tob: Robyn & Trustee, Mark Tsesarsky...

Published on Aug 30, 2018

Mazal Tob to Robyn & Trustee, Mark Tsesarsky on the birth of a baby girl to their children, Isabel and Daniel Mael.

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

Published on Aug 30, 2018

Mazal Tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber on the birth of a baby boy to their grandchildren, Yoni and Rachel Fein, in Hollywood, Florida.

Welcome New Members: William Abecassis &...

Published on Aug 27, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know William and Jo Beth.

 

Hazak u'Barukh: to our honorary trustee,...

Published on Aug 23, 2018

Hazak u'Barukh to our honorary trustee, Col. Jonathan De Sola Mendes, who, at the Touro Synagogue's annual ceremony, read the letter from Moses Seixas that prompted President Washington's famous letter to the Jews of Newport about religious freedom.

Welcome New Members: Michael Gelman & Edie...

Published on Aug 22, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Michael and Edie Joy and their children; Ness (8 yrs old) and Hella (4 yrs old).

 

Hazak u'Barukh to Joshua Mendes, for moderating...

Published on Aug 16, 2018

Hazak u'Barukh to Joshua Mendes, for moderating Monday's successful event, S&P Around the World. Over 60 people attended, and the evening culminated in a rousing rendition of the S&P classic, Bendigamos

We mourn the passing of our member, Emil...

Published on Aug 8, 2018

Mazal Tob: Susan & Marlon Portes on the recent...

Published on Aug 8, 2018

Mazal Tob to Susan & Marlon Portes on the recent marriage of their son, Jacob, to Rebecca Novetsky.

Mazal Tob: Shlomit & Chaim Edelstein upon...

Published on Aug 6, 2018

Mazal Tob to Shlomit & Chaim Edelstein upon the birth of a granddaughter, Rivka, born to their children Elizabeth & Rabbi Ariel Edelstein.

 

Hazak u'Barukh: Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander,...

Published on Jul 26, 2018

Hazak u'Barukh to Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander, upon receiving semikha from Rabbi Eliyahu b. Haim.

Mazal Tob: Daisy & Albert Braverman upon...

Published on Jul 26, 2018

Mazal Tob to Daisy & Albert Braverman upon their granddaughter,  Rachel Swenson, becoming a Bat Mitzvah this past June in St. Paul, MN.  Rachel is the daughter of Alice (nee Braverman) and Paul Swenson. 

Welcome New Member: Joseph Aiken

Published on Jul 23, 2018

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

Welcome New Members: Sharon & Richard Hurowitz

Published on Jul 20, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Sharon and Richard and their children; Asher (15 yrs old) and Sasha (12 yrs old).

Mazal Tob to Halana & Alan Greenberg on the...

Published on Jul 6, 2018

Mazal Tob to Halana & Alan Greenberg on the birth of a granddaughter, Maytal Dara, born to their children, Raquel and Judah Sosnick.

Mazal Tob: Ruth & Irwin Shapiro on the marriage...

Published on Jul 5, 2018

Mazal Tob to Ruth & Irwin Shapiro on the marriage of their grandson, Jacob Shapiro, son of Monica and Sandy Shapiro, to Deena Drazin, daughter of Sari and Shlomo Drazin of Montreal.

We mourn the passing of our member, Marcel...

Published on Jun 22, 2018

We mourn the passing of our member, Marcel Lindenbaum. We wish heartfelt condolences to his entire family.

We mourn the passing of our member, Carole...

Published on Jun 20, 2018

We mourn the passing of our member, Carole Sara Baker (Solis-Cohen). We wish heartfelt condolences to her entire family.

Sincere condolences to our member, Robert...

Published on May 30, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Robert Tam, on the passing of his mother, Ginette Tam.

Sincere condolences to our member, Philip...

Published on May 29, 2018

We wish condolences to our member, Philip Bieler, on the passing of his father, Edward Bieler.

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.

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Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

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West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

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