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Reading of Megillat Esther on Purim

On the morning of Purim, the women of the synagogue conduct a parallel women's Megillah reading in the Little Synagogue. Join us for our 25th year!  Contact Mrs. Lisa Rohde to participate and for more information.

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
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883