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Hakafot

Work by Baruch Nachshon

Work by Baruch Nachshon

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

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860