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Welcome New Members: Caryl and Israel Englander

Published on Nov 16, 2017

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

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. 

1682
Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

1895