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Reverend Philip L. Sherman, Associate Hazzan

Reverend Sherman served as Hazzan from 1985 until 1990 and returned to Shearith Israel as Associate Hazzan in 2004. He is a certified mohel and graduate of the Columbia University/Jewish Theological Seminary Joint Program. 

The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

1730
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776