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It’s Older Than The US Itself — New York’s Go-To Shul

Zaki Cooper in the Jewish Chronicle

Published on Dec 30, 2015

Zaki Cooper, our recent guest speaker at our British Invasion Shabbat Dinner talks about Shearith Israel in the the Jewish Chronicle.  Zaki Cooper worked in the Buckingham Palace press office from 2009 until 2012 with a special focus on the Diamond Jubilee.

The Jewish Chronicle - often known as the JC – was founded in 1841, is based in London, with reporters around the world.

 

Commemorative Synagogue Plates

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

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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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