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Honoring religious liberty’s roots at Monticello

By Michael Bragg in the Daily Progress

Published on May 8, 2017

Read this report of Shearith Israel's visit to Jefferson's Monticello where Rabbi Soloveichik conducted a memorial service at the gravesite of Rachel Phillips Levy in honor of her, the entire Levy family, and all the patriot Jews who fought for our religious liberty. 

Maud Nathan

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

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The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

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