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Shabbat Hagadol Derasha

The IDF's First Pesah: A 1948 Seder Story

Saturday, April 1

Following morning services, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik delivers the Shabbat Hagadol Derasha on the intriguing subject of "The IDF's First Pesah: A 1948 Seder Story."



Shabbat Hagadol Derasha Sponsored by Debbie and David Sable in memory of Ambassador Yehuda Avner, author of The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership and The Ambassador, a novel, on the occasion of his second nahala


Kiddush Luncheon sponsored by Doina and Dr. Lawrence Bryskin in memory of Doina’s mother, Hermina Levi, on the occasion of her yahrzeit and in honor of Rabbi Meir Soloveichik



Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

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.