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Friday
Sep 30

Sit in on our choir rehearsals

Friday, September 30, 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Maestro Leon Hyman, veteran choirmaster of our renowned Shearith Israel choir, is offering this unique opportunity for members and guests to get an inside glimpse into the making of our music as the choir prepares for the intensive High Holiday services.

Saturday
Oct 8

Shabbat Teshuba Derasha

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, October 8

 

We invite you to attend  our annual Shabbat Teshubah Derashah delivered by Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik, during morning services on the Shabbat before Kippur.

Thursday
Oct 13

Sisterhood Succah Decoration

Thursday, October 13, 5:00PM – 9:00PM

Our unique open air Elias Room sukkah is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Teens and adults, women and men, are invited to help decorate in preparation for the Succot Festival. 

Saturday
Oct 22

Hoshana Rabba Mishmarah-Tikkun and New Members Succah Gathering

Saturday, October 22, 9:00PM

New members and veteran memberes alike are invited to enjoy this Spanish and Portuguese learning tradition led by Rabbi Soloveichik in the succah. 

Monday
Oct 24

Annual Simhat Torah Dinner and Ice Cream Extravaganza

Sponsored by the Haberman and Lustig families

Monday, October 24

Join us for our annual youth ice cream extravaganza following Hakafot on Simhat Torah!

Monday
Oct 24

Women's Hakafot

Held in the Small Synagogue

Monday, October 24, 7:00PM

On the evening of Simhat Torah, a parallel Hakafot ceremony for women is held in the Small Synagogue, accompanied by a choir of women congregants.

Tuesday
Nov 1

Shearith Israel Annual Gala

Tuesday, November 1

Celebrate Shearith Israel and our Hatanim with a Gala evening of elegance and entertainment.

Friday
Nov 18

Community Shabbat Dinner

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Friday, November 18

We welcome the congregation to attend services, followed by Friday Night Lights and a Shabbat dinner with our Rabbi.  Stay tuned for registration information. 

Thursday
Nov 24

Thanksgiving Service and Rabbi's Lecture

Thursday, November 24, 7:45AM

Join us for our special Thanksgiving Service and special sermon by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik.

 

Wednesday
Nov 30

Wine and Cheese Event

Wednesday, November 30

 In the tradition of our past stand-out “edu-culinary” events, this fall we are delighted to bring you a special wine and cheese pairing party.

Commemorative Synagogue Plates

Plates depicting Shearith Israel's five historic synagogue buildings as well the Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI.

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Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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