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Welcome New Member: Orna L. Shulman

Published on Oct 10, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Orna.

Welcome New Members: Adam and Dara Towne

Published on Oct 10, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Adam and Dara.

We mourn the passing of Bernard Turiel

Published on Oct 4, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of our longtime member Bernard Turiel. Condolences to his wife, Lynn Turiel, and to their children.

Sincere condolences to Cynthia (Sires) Trop,...

Published on Sep 26, 2018

We mourn the passing of Felix Roth

Published on Sep 23, 2018

Sincere condolences to Sharon Sasson, on...

Published on Sep 23, 2018

Mazal Tob: Liam Gomberg on becoming a Bar...

Published on Sep 21, 2018

Mazal Tob to Liam Gomberg on becoming a Bar Mitzvah. Congratulations to his parents, Yonina and Eric Gomberg and grandmother, Gail Propp.

Welcome New Member: Jordan Silversmith

Published on Sep 21, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Jordan.

Sincere condolences to Florie Jerusalmi,...

Published on Sep 21, 2018

Mazal Tob: Meralee & Sidney Schlusselberg...

Published on Sep 13, 2018

Mazal Tob to Meralee & Sidney Schlusselberg on the marriage of their son, Asher Schlusselberg, to Leora Walter.

Mazal Tob: Atticus Bregman on becoming a...

Published on Sep 6, 2018

Mazal Tob to Atticus Bregman on becoming a Bar Mitzvah.  Congratulations to his parents, Malaika Amon & Anthony Bregman, and to his grandparents, Gerald & Viviane Bregman.

 

Mazal Tob: Halana & Alan Greenberg upon the...

Published on Sep 6, 2018

Mazal Tob to Halana & Alan Greenberg upon the birth of a granddaughter to their children, Cynthia & Evan Kollander.

Mazal tob: Louis and Rafi Nahon on becoming...

Published on Aug 31, 2018

Mazal tob to Louis and Rafi Nahon on becoming Bnei Mitzvah.  Congratulations to their parents, Francine Alfandary & Laurent Nahon.

We mourn the passing of Muriel Hyman

Published on Aug 31, 2018

Mazal Tob: Judy & Joel Schreiber on the birth...

Published on Aug 30, 2018

Mazal Tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber on the birth of a baby boy to their grandchildren, Yoni and Rachel Fein, in Hollywood, Florida.

Mazal Tob: Robyn & Trustee, Mark Tsesarsky...

Published on Aug 30, 2018

Mazal Tob to Robyn & Trustee, Mark Tsesarsky on the birth of a baby girl to their children, Isabel and Daniel Mael.

Welcome New Members: William Abecassis &...

Published on Aug 27, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know William and Jo Beth.

 

Hazak u'Barukh: to Jonathan De Sola Mendes

Published on Aug 23, 2018

Hazak u'Barukh to our honorary trustee, Col. Jonathan De Sola Mendes, who, at the Touro Synagogue's annual ceremony, read the letter from Moses Seixas that prompted President Washington's famous letter to the Jews of Newport about religious freedom.

Welcome New Members: Michael Gelman & Edie...

Published on Aug 22, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Michael and Edie Joy and their children; Ness (8 yrs old) and Hella (4 yrs old).

 

Hazak u'Barukh to Joshua Mendes, for moderating...

Published on Aug 16, 2018

Hazak u'Barukh to Joshua Mendes, for moderating Monday's successful event, S&P Around the World. Over 60 people attended, and the evening culminated in a rousing rendition of the S&P classic, Bendigamos

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Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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Emma Lazaraus

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

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