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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

PBS.org

Published on Feb 13, 2015

Rabbi Sacks, interviewed at Shearith Israel, shares his thoughts on science and religion, belief in God, hope and optimism, and the capacity of Judaism, a religion of deeds, to make the world better.

 

Watch the videos below or read the full transcript available on the related media section below.

 

 

First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

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Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

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