Shearith Israel is a thriving historic community. More vibrant today than in its entire past, its traditions and history are always present. Join Shearith Israel and help make its future even more memorable than its past.
Our dedicated team of clergy, ritual leaders, administrative professionals and maintenance staff are here to ensure that every experience is imbued with beauty, dignity, professionalism and warmth.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.
Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty.