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Yom Hashoa Annual Reading of the Names

Thursday, April 12, 3:20AM - 3:40AM

Every year for the past two decades, the Upper West Side has come together to commemorate Yom HaShoa with a joint reading of the names of those who perished. This year's reading will be located at:

Society for the Advancement of Judaism, 15 West 86th Street
followed by
The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave
Please consider joining this meaningful memorial and lending your support to Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde, who will be taking Shearith Israel's shift and reading the names from 3:20 AM to 3:40 AM 
on April 12. 
For more details, click here.


Emma Lazaraus

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

Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history.