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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.

 

 

 

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776