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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).

Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.

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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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