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Graduation Kiddush

Saturday, June 16, 11:30AM

Let’s spread the good news and celebrate the success and accomplishments of all our graduates from pre-school to PhDs! 

Click here to ensure that we can properly list and congratulate your graduate(s) in our Scroll of Honor. Even if you cannot attend, consider co-sponsoring our graduation kiddush for $180 or just $36. 

 

OUR GRADUATES:

 

Eli Aaron, son of Penny Liebman Aaron and Mark M. Aaron, upon graduating from Kindergarten at Alexander Robertson School. He will attend 1st Grade at Abraham Joshua Heschel School.

 

Maxine Ainetchi, daughter of Isaac and Harriet Ainetchi, upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College.

 

Charlie Bieler, son of Rushie and Phil Bieler, upon graduating from PS 87. He will attend middle school at The Computer School.

 

Joseph Bijou, son of Aura Bijou-Plotkin, upon graduating from Heschel High School. He will attend Goucher College.

 

David Dellal, son of Susan and William Dellal, upon graduating from M.I.T. with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He will attend the Yale Graduate program in biomedical engineering.

 

Daniel Dellal, son of Susan and William Dellal, upon graduating from Swarthmore College with a degree in biology. He will be working in the Columbia Presbyterian stem cell research lab.

 

Alexander Freilich, son of Elliot and Helen Freilich, upon graduating from Ramaz Middle School.

 

Rachel Freilich, daughter of Stephanie and Jonathan Freilich, upon graduating from Ramaz Middle School.  She will attend Ramaz Upper School.

 

Naomi Freilich, daughter of Stephanie and Jonathan Freilich, upon graduating from Ramaz Upper School. She will attend Midreshet Lindenbaum in Israel followed by Harvard University.

 

Matea Frieber, daughter of Laury Frieber, upon graduating from Park East Day School Elementary School. She will attend Park East Day School Middle School.

 

Reuben Frieber, son of Laury Frieber, upon graduating from Park East Day School Elementary School. He will attend Park East Day School Middle School.

 

Samuel Friedman, son of Zoya and Naftali Friedman, upon his graduation from Kindergarten at Park East Day School. He will attend Park East Day School Elementary School.

 

Sara Goldstein, daughter of Victoria Bengualid and Gabriel Goldstein, upon graduating from SAR High School. Sara plans on spending next year in Israel studying at Migdal Oz.

 

Caroline Guenoun, daughter of Maggie and Andre Guenoun, upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. She has accepted the position of Leadership Development Associate with Mondelez Global LLC, North America Region, starting in August 2018.

 

Amital Kaplan, son of Yael Cycowicz and Matthew Kaplan, upon graduating from Ramaz Upper School. He will attend Johns Hopkins University.

 

Jordan Katz, son of Vicki and Sam Katz, upon graduating from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.

 

Mirah Kozodoy, daughter of Maud and Neal Kozodoy, upon graduating from The Brearley School. She will attend the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Design and Production.

 

Julia Levi, daughter of Amanda Schachter and Alex Levi, upon graduating from Ramaz High School. She will attend the Hartman Hevruta Gap Year Program, followed by Yale University.

 

Hadassah Levinson, upon her graduation from Yeshiva University with an M.A. in Modern Jewish History. She will be applying to PhD programs in Modern Jewish History.

 

Daniel Nathan, son of Rebecca Chaplan and David Nathan, upon graduating with an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

 

Estee Nemetz-Nacson, daughter of Rabbi Steven Nemetz, upon graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School.

 

Elisheva Nemetz, daughter of Rabbi Steven Nemetz, upon graduating from Yeshiva University. She will attend Harvard Medical School.

 

Hillel D. Neumark, son of Susan and Avery Neumark, upon graduating from New York University School of Law with a JD degree.

 

Ellie Neustein, daughter of Robin Chemers Neustein & Shimmin Neustein, upon graduating from Wellesley College.

 

Ruth Malkah Rohde, daughter of Mrs. Lisa and Rabbi Ira Rohde, upon graduating with from UMass-Amherst with a B.S. in Environmental Science with a certificate in Sustainable Business from the Isenberg School of Management.

 

Joe Scheiner, upon graduating from NYU with a Masters in Real Estate Finance.

 

Talia Esther Schulder, daughter of Drs. Lu and Michael Schulder, upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University. She was awarded the Stephen Dixon Literary Prize in Writing Seminars, and will continue with freelance writing.

 

Richard Strauss, son of Hadassah Levinson, upon his graduation from SUNY Albany      with a B.A. in Political Science. He will be applying to Master’s programs.

 

Scarlett Toledo, daughter of Avi Toledo, upon graduating with a Bachelor of the Arts in Education from Tel-Hai College. She will teach high school in Israel next year.

 

Lior Toledo, niece of Avi Toledo, upon graduating from Eliezer Ben-Yehuda High School. She will be joining the Israeli army in August 2018.

 

Joshua Vorchheimer, son of Rachel and  Dr. David Vorchheimer, upon graduating from Abraham Joshua Heschel School. He will attend SAR High School.

 

 

Shearith Israel Toddler Program Graduates:

 

Felix Brooke, Max Howard, Gabriel Jackson, Leo Kestenbaum, Emmanuelle Klatt, Judy Levine, Olivia Shoten, Abe Sherizen, Serena Vago, & Ryder Zoldan

 

Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.

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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

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