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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.

Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

1896
Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

1768