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.
We are the foremost representative of the Western Sephardic tradition. Our tradition is marked by a keen aesthetic sense, dignity and orderliness.
Shearith Israel’s history is a legacy for our future. Join Shearith Israel, experience all that we have to offer, and help make our future as inspiring as our 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.
Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.
The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.