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Brazil’s Jewish History Celebrated at Rio Carnival

By Marcus M. Gilban for JTA

Published on Feb 15, 2018

Brazil's Carnival parade included a tribute to the Jews of Recife who emigrated to New York and founded Shearith Israel.

Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

1851
The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

1730