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Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik, Rabbi

 

Meir Soloveichik is a leading Jewish thinker, theologian, and public intellectual.  He obtained his Rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University and holds a Ph.D. from Princeton in Religion. He currently serves as the Director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.  Before joining Shearith Israel, Rabbi Soloveichik served as Associate Rabbi at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in New York City.  Rabbi Soloveichik exemplifies the intellectual vibrancy, energy, and worldliness of modern orthodoxy.  He is staunchly committed to strong outreach, community building, and higher Jewish education for both men and women, all of which he intends to make or retain as central parts of the Congregation's activities going forward.  

 

Phone: 212.873.0300 x206

E-Mail: msoloveichik@shearithisrael.org

Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

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Hebrew School History

In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

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