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Welcome New Members: Ruth & Philip Bieler

Published on Apr 9, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Philip and Ruth and their children; Charles (10 yrs old) and Lucy (7 yrs old).

Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883