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The First Jewish Americans

By Joanne Palmer for the Jewish Standard

Published on Dec 1, 2016

Read this article which reviews the New-York Historical Society's new exhibit, The First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World which includes objects on loan by our congregation, prominently features our important place in American Jewish history. Also, one of the show’s highlights is the memoir by Luis de Carvajal the Younger, a Spanish converso who fled to Mexico, that only recently surfaced and was purchased by our member, Leonard Milberg, who loaned it to the museum along with many other objects from his important American Jewish collection.

Crosby Street Synagogue

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

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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.

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