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Jerusalem's Jubilee- A Three Part Lecture Series

Monday, January 9, 7:00PM
Saturday, January 14
Saturday, January 21

Join us for this three-part lecture series marking the calendar year in which we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the unification of this holiest city. 

 

Part 1: Rabbi Soloveichik– This Monday, January 9 | 7:00 pm

 Early American Presidents and Jerusalem: Lessons from Yesteryear for Today

 

Part 2: Rabbi Riskin– Next Shabbat Morning, January 14 | following morning services

 The United City and the United Nations: The Allure and Sanctity of Jerusalem

 

Part 3: Rabbi Soloveichik - Shabbat Morning, January 21| following morning services

The First Jewish Ruler of Jerusalem in 2000 Years: The Remarkable Story of Viscount Herbert Samuel

 

To join our growing list of sponsors for this important series, click here. 

 

Benefactor

Roni and Robert Pick

The Solomon Family

 

Sponsor

Alan & Carol Schechter Charity Fund Inc.

Anonymous

 

Chai Contributor

Sue and Norman Javitt

Sidney and Meralee Schlusselberg

 

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

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Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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