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When Lincoln Died on Passover: How Jews Loyal to the Union Mourned

By Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik in The Weekly Standard

Published on Apr 13, 2015

Read Rabbi Soloveichik’s essay “When Lincoln Died on Passover” in the Weekly Standard, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s death.  

Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

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West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

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