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Welcome New Members: Michael Schulder and Lu Steinberg

Published on Aug 23, 2017

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

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

1768
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883