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Women's Hakafot

Held in the Small Synagogue

Thursday, October 12, 6:45PM

Work by Jeane Vogel, "Lifted by Hope & Unity" (2006)

Work by Jeane Vogel, "Lifted by Hope & Unity" (2006)

 

On the evening of Simhat Torah, a parallel Hakafot ceremony for women is held in the Small Synagogue, accompanied by a choir of women congregants.

Emma Lazaraus

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

1883
Crosby Street Synagogue

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

1834