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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.  

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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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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