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Welcome New Members: Ira & Barbara Lipman

Published on Apr 26, 2017

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

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883