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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.  

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860