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Rabbi Shalom Morris, Educational Director

Rabbi Morris received his Rabbinic Ordination, M.A. in Jewish History and B.A. in Economics from Yeshiva University. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies in Early Modern Jewish History with a focus on New World and Sephardic studies.  Prior to coming to Shearith Israel in 2009, Rabbi Morris served as Assistant Rabbi at Lincoln Square Synagogue. Rabbi Morris is principal of the Congregational Hebrew School, the Polonies Talmud Torah School, as well as Outreach Coordinator, Youth Director and Adult Education Coordinator.   

 

Rabbi Morris blogs on subjects of Jewish and (Western) Sephardic interests. Follow his blog, Shalom Says Hello, at www.ShalomMorris.com.

 

Phone: 212 873 0300 x 208

 

E-Mail: smorris@shearithisrael.org

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829
Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.

1961