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Renowned NY Rabbi and Scholar to Speak in J’slm on Passover

The Jewish Voice

Published on Apr 6, 2016

Read this Jewish Voice article in anticipation of our Passover Israel Trip.

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. 

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Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776