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Welcome New Member: Juan Mesa-Freydell

Published on Dec 15, 2016

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Juan.

Emma Lazaraus

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

1883
First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

1730