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Sponsor a Class or Breakfast

Help us strengthen educational initiatives at Shearith Israel by supporting a warm and inviting atmosphere to learn, debate, and grow together as a community. Sponsor a single class or full semester in honor of a special person or occasion, in memory of a loved one, or simply to show your appreciation and support.

 

Sponsorship opportunities are listed below. Click here to pay online or call Executive Director Barbara Reiss at 212-873-0300 x215.

 

 

Tuesday Morning Women's Class (light breakfast served)

Single class: $100

Semester: $1000

 

Rabbi Soloveichik's Monday/Tuesday Evening Classes

Class Sponsor: $250

Class Underwriter: $1800

 

Breakfast following morning minyan:

One cereal breakfast (not offered on Tuesdays): $36

Full semester of cereal breakfast: $500

One Sunday breakfast: $75

One enhanced midweek breakfast: $180

 

 Friday Night Lights (following Kabbalat Shabbat)

Single lecture: $500

To sponsor an entire season, contact Barbara Reiss

 

Shabbat Afternoon Class

Single class:$100

Semester: $1000

 

Please Accept Our Appreciation with Special Recognition
Class sponsors are recognized in the Shabbat handout (print and electronic) and our beautiful quarterly bulletins.

 

Add Special Instructions
When checking out on PayPal you may click on the special instructions link in order to specify a particular date that you wish to sponsor or a tribute such as in honor or in memory of someone.

Please note that Paypal collects approximately 3% for all processed credit and debit cards. You are welcome to donate an additional 3% to cover this cost.

 

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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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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