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We Mourn The Loss Of James H. Powell

Published on Nov 3, 2017

Husband of Connie Lu Powell.

Father of David, Andrew, and, Jeffrey Powell.

 

The funeral will take place on Sunday, November 5th, at 11:00 AM

at Beth Olam (Shearith Israel) Cemetery

In Ridgewood, Queens.

 

(Located at the intersection of the Jackie Robinson Parkway and Cypress Hills Street.  

For GPS use 2 Cypress Hills Street, Brooklyn, NY.)

 

Shibah will be private.

 

Condolences can be sent to 

480 Park Avenue

Apt. 4-D

New York, NY 10022

To honor the memory of James Powell with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228.  The family will be notified of your donation.

Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

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