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Welcome New Member: Maurice Laurenti Haroche

Published on Feb 15, 2017

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

West 11th Street Cemetery

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

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Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

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