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Rabbi Dr. Marc D. Angel, Rabbi Emeritus

Rabbi Angel began serving Shearith Israel in 1969. He currently directs the institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (www.jewishideas.org), which fosters an intellectually vibrant, compassionate and inclu­sive Orthodox Judaism. The author and editor of twenty-seven books, he is co-founder of the Inter­national Rabbinic Fellowship, a worldwide association of Modern Orthodox rabbis. 

 

Phone: 212 873 0300 x 205

 

E-Mail: mdangel@jewishideas.org

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

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Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

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