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We Mourn The Loss Of Our Member, Ruth Saporta

Published on Jun 2, 2017

Wife of Solomon Saporta

Mother of Laura Saporta Long, Rose Saporta, and, William Saporta

 

The Funeral will take place on 

Sunday, June 4th at 11:30 AM

at 

Beth Olam (Shearith Israel) Cemetery

Ridegewood, Queens

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

If you would like to sponsor a meal during Shibah please click here;  you can also honor the memory of Ruth Saporta with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228. 

 

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. 

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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. 

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