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Honoring America’s First Synagogue

by Colin Mixson of Downtown Express

Published on Apr 16, 2018

Read about Lower Manhattan Historical Association’s effort to rename the site of Shearith Israel’s first synagogue building on today’s South William Street, Mill Street Synagogue/Gershom Mendes Seixas Way.

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

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Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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