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Hazakot U'Barukhot: To Our Teen Leaders, Elizabeth, Julia, Lia, and Olalla

Published on Jan 12, 2018

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

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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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