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Shir Hashirim

Song of Songs III by Marc Chagall (1960)

Song of Songs III by Marc Chagall (1960)

The Song of Songs of Solomon, commonly referred to as Song of Songs or Shir Hashirim (שִׁיר הַשִּׁירִים), is one of the megillot (scrolls) found in the last section of the Tanakh, known as the Ketubim (Writings). 

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
The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

1730