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A Jewish Exodus to a New Nation

By Joseph Berger for The New York Times

Published on Oct 27, 2016

  Read about the new exhibit which opened up at the New York Historical Society "The First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World."  The exhibit contains objects from our congregation.  

Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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Second Mill Street Synagogue
1818