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The Meaning of Memory: Reflections on Leading a Worthy Life

Tuesday, April 17, 8:00PM

Join us for a special Yom HaZikaron event, featuring a conversation between 

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik

Director of the Zahava and Moshael Straus Center 
for Torah and Western Thought


Dr. Leon Kass, 

author of Leading a Worthy Life: Finding Meaning in Modern Times


Tuesday, April 17 | 8-9 p.m.

Congregation Shearith Israel-The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue 

2 West 70th Street

REGISTER HERE - The event is free, but registration is encouraged.

For more information, email 
or call 212-960-5400 x6902


In partnership with YU’s Straus Center and American Enterprise Institute Council.



West 11th Street Cemetery

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

Emma Lazaraus

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