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Congregation Shearith Israel

The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue America's First Jewish Congregation Bem vindo ao lar Bienvenido a casa ברוכים הבאים הביתה The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue
Congregation Shearith Israel, Sanctuary

At the Synagogue

This Week's Prayer Schedule

October 14 - October 20

Shabbat and Holiday Handouts

Explore our weekly Shabbat handouts. 

Friday Night Lights, The Season Premiere

Friday Night Lights returns Friday night, October 19, 2018. 


Youth Groups Team Meet-And-Greet

Monday, October 22, 7:00PM

Join us in getting to know our new youth groups leaders, Nat and Daniela, at this meet-and-greet hosted by Zoya Raynes and Naftali...

PTTS Shabbaton & CSI Young Couples & Families Luncheon

Saturday, November 3

Young families will form meaningful bonds at this first-ever PTTS Shabbaton.

A Community Dinner Featuring Shearith Israel Member and Author, Scott Shay in Conversation with Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Friday, November 9

Join Scott Shay and Rabbi Soloveichik for an enlightening discussion about religion's fundamental questions over an elegant Shabbat...

Welcome to Congregation Shearith Israel, America's first Jewish congregation, founded in 1654 by 23 Jews of Spanish and Portuguese descent.  Today, Jews of all backgrounds make up our welcoming, traditional community. Explore this site, and then visit the synagogue to experience the beauty and vitality of this Jewish and American treasure.

Prayer Schedule

Weekday Services October 14 - 19, 2018

  • Morning Services [Shahrit]

    Sunday 8:00am
    Monday - Friday 7:15am
    Evening Services [Minhah & Arbit]
    Sunday - Thursday 6:00pm

Shabbat Services October 19 - 20, 2018

  • Friday Evening

    Candle Lighting 5:52pm
    Evening Services 5:45pm
    Friday Sunset 6:10pm
    Morning Services 8:15-11:45am
    Seuda Shelishit & Class 4:45pm
    Saturday Minhah & Arbit 5:45pm
    Saturday Sunset 6:09pm
    Habdalah 6:39pm