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Drawing of Nineteenth Street Synagogue Exterior
Crosby Street Synagogue Exterior
Seventieth Street Synagogue Exterior
Second Mill Street Synagogue
The First Mill Street Synagogue as depicted in an old print.

Synagogue Buildings

Over the centuries Congregation Shearith Israel has been housed in five different synagogue buildings and has established at least four cemeteries.  As the population of New York grew and moved uptown, so did Shearith Israel, always establishing new places of worship and resting places for loved ones.

Hebrew School History

In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

1731
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860