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Welcome New Members: William and Esther Schulder

Published on Aug 10, 2017

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

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
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776