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Hazzan Rabbi Ira L. Rohde

Rabbi Rohde has served as Hazzan of Congregation Shearith Israel since 1990. He received Rabbinic Ordination and a Cantorial diploma from Yeshiva University and pursued Jewish, music and general studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University.  Rabbi Rohde also teaches Bar and Bat Mitzvah students as well as serving as the Congregation's in-house Mashgiah.  

 

Phone: 212 873 0300 x 217

 

E-Mail: irohde@shearithisrael.org

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776
Crosby Street Synagogue

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

1834