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Home Rituals

Jewish liturgy extends to all areas of life from the synagogue to the home. The following are some of the Spanish and Portuguese melodies that we hope you will enjoy bringing to your own Shabbat and holiday tables.

 

Shabbat 

         Candle Lighting

         Kiddush

                   Friday Night (Cardozo)

                   Friday Night (Rohde)

                   Saturday Morning (Gerstein)

         Birkat Hamazon

                   Slow Version (Rohde)

                   Regular Version (Rohde))

                   Bendigamos (Rohde)

          Shabbat Songs

                    Amen Amen

          Habdalah

                    Full Version (Rohde)

                    Final Blessing with Pauses (Rohde)

Holidays

         Hanukkiah Lighting

         Sefirat Haomer

         Passover Haggadah

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

1829
Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

1895