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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.

 

 

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

1682
Crosby Street Synagogue

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

1834