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Hazak u'Barukh: to Jonathan De Sola Mendes

Published on Aug 23, 2018

Hazak u'Barukh to our honorary trustee, Col. Jonathan De Sola Mendes, who, at the Touro Synagogue's annual ceremony, read the letter from Moses Seixas that prompted President Washington's famous letter to the Jews of Newport about religious freedom.


Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

Commemorative Synagogue Plates

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