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Welcome New Members: Arthur and Vida Mantel

Published on Jan 17, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Arthur and Vida.

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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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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