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Cardozo's Ancestors: The Supreme Court, the Judiciary, and the Jews

In memory of Judge Judith Kaye on the occasion of her first nahala

Monday, February 13, 7:00PM

We will study the early American Jews that were the ancestors of Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo, and ponder how their story impacted the life of one of the most prominent and distinguished Jews in the history of the American judiciary.  

 

This special class is sponsored by the Kaye Family in memory of Judge Judith Kaye on the occasion of her first nahala

Co-sponsored by YU’s Straus Center's Program on Early America and the Jews

 

 

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805
Crosby Street Synagogue

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

1834