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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.

Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

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Hebrew School History

In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

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