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Welcome New Member: Lawrence Kobrin

Published on Jul 19, 2017

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We all look forward to getting to know Larry and his wife, Ruth.

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883