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Kushner High School Hosts Sephardic Heritage Day

By Jonah Bash-RKYHS Sophomore for the Jewish Link of New Jersey

Published on Mar 1, 2015

Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School hosted a Sephardic Heritage Day for its students on February 10th that included talks from leading Sephardic Rabbis, a feature film and authentic Sephardic delicacies.  Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, in his dynamic style, delivered the concluding lecture.

 

 

 

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

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Nineteenth Street Synagogue

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

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