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Sincere condolences to Rabbi Albert Gabbai

Published on Jan 9, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of 




Brother of our former hazzan, Rabbi Albert Gabbai 

(Minister of Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia) 


The Funeral will take place at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 11 

at the Riverside Memorial Chapel

(Amsterdam Avenue & 76th St.)


Shibah information will be forthcoming.


  To honor the memory of Moni Gabbai with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here.  To sponsor a meal during shibah please click here. The family will be notified of your donation.

Emma Lazaraus

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

Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history.