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We mourn the loss of our member, Helen Laniado

Published on Feb 28, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of our longtime member


Mother of Renee L. Guilmette and of Suki Laniado Smith.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 1st, at 1 PM
at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, 
7800 Myrtle Avenue, Glendale, NY 11385 
(Use Ridgewood, NY for GPS - driving instructions are below.)

Visiting hours and locations during Shibah:

Thursday Evening:  at 160 West End Avenue, Apt. 2-N
4:00 - 6:00 PM and 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Friday: at 116 Locust Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Sunday:  at 116 Locust Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 
2:00 - 5:00 PM;   7:00 - 9:00 PM.
Condolences may be sent to:
Laniado Family
116 Locust Road
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

Driving instructions to Mt. Lebanon Cemetery: JFK (Triboro) Bridge to Grand Central Parkway.  Right onto Jackie Robinson (former Interboro) Parkway.  Take Exit 4. Forest Park Drive, Myrtle Avenue.  Right turn off ramp to Myrtle Avenue.  At light, turn left and proceed two blocks to Mt. Lebanon entrance on left.  

To honor the memory of Helen Laniado 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.

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. 

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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