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Mazal Tob: Ivan and Francesca Berkowitz,...

Published on May 26, 2016

Mazal Tob to Ivan and Francesca Berkowitz, on the birth of a granddaughter to their children Adam and Chaya Berkowitz.

Mazal Tob: Zander Lustig on becoming a Bar...

Published on May 26, 2016

Mazal Tob to Zander Lustig on becoming a Bar Mitzvah.  Congratulations to his parents, Rachel Brody and Segan Michael Lustig.

Mazal Tob: Rev. Philip and Andrea Sherman...

Published on May 26, 2016

Mazal Tob to Rev. Philip and Andrea Sherman upon the marriage of their daughter, Nina Tova Sherman to Daniel Green of Sydney, Australia. The wedding is being held in Jerusalem.

Hazakot U'berukhot: To Our Shir Hashirim...

Published on May 12, 2016

Hazakot U'berukhot: To Our Shir Hashirim Readers 
In New York: Yaara Kaplan, Elizabeth Corre, and Julia Levi
In Israel: Maayan Felig, Aliza Freilich, Naomi Freilich, Hadas Halevy, Tess Avital Solomon, and Lia Adielle Solomon
 
Special Thanks to Yehudit Robinson for preparing the girls for this occasion.

Mazal Tob: David Hidary on becoming a Bar...

Published on May 12, 2016

Mazal Tob to David Hidary on becoming a Bar Mitzvah.  Congratulations to his parents, Rabbi Richard and Esther Hidary.

Mazal Tob: Marvin and Aviva Sussman on the...

Published on May 12, 2016

Mazal Tob to Marvin and Aviva Sussman on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson Abie Sussman in Modiin, Israel.  Abie is the son of their children Aliza and J.J. Sussman.

We Mourn The Loss Of Hanina Shasha, Sister...

Published on May 9, 2016

Mazal Tob: Rachel Freilich upon becoming...

Published on Apr 21, 2016

Mazal Tob to Rachel Freilich upon becoming a Bat Mitzvah.  Rachel is the daughter of Drs. Stephanie and Jonathan Freilich, granddaughter of  Estelle and Dr. Dennis Freilich, and niece of Helen and Elliot Freilich and Phyllis and Benjamin Freilich.

Welcome New Members: Dov and Anna Zigler

Published on Apr 11, 2016

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Dov and Anna and their newborn baby, Sofia.

We Mourn The Loss Of Philip Fuchs, Brother...

Published on Apr 11, 2016

Mazal Tob: Gabriel Lipschutz on becoming...

Published on Mar 25, 2016

Mazal Tob to Gabriel Lipschutz on becoming a Bar Mitzvah.  Congratulations to his parents Cecilia Michelson and Eduardo Lipschutz and his grandparents Nora Lipschutz and Samuel and Laura Michelson. 

Welcome New Members: Terry Kassel and Paul...

Published on Mar 25, 2016

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

Mazal Tob: Jeremy and Carrie Schein on the...

Published on Mar 23, 2016

Mazal Tob to Jeremy and Carrie Schein on the recent birth of a baby boy, Beckett Solomon (Shelomo).  Congratulations to proud grandparents, Carla and Jonah Schein.

Mazal Tob: Avi and Jake Cohen on becoming...

Published on Mar 7, 2016

Mazal Tob to Avi and Jake Cohen on becoming Benei Mitzvah.  Congratulations to their parents, Nicole and David Cohen and to their grandparents, Naomi and Bentsi Cohen.

Hazak U'Barukh: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm who...

Published on Mar 7, 2016

Hazak U'Barukh to Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm who will be honored at the MJE annual dinner on March 8.

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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
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776