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Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Little-Known Forays Into Judaica

by Evie Kahn in Atlas Obscura

Published on Nov 8, 2017

A look at the artistic accomplishments of Louis Comfort Tiffany in religious settings, including the Shearith Israel sanctuary and its stunning stained glass windows.

Emma Lazaraus

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

1883
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776