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Matanot L’Ebyonim

It is one of the mitzvot of Purim to give charity to the poor, Matanot L’Ebyonim.   Your online gift or check made out to the “Rabbi's Discretionary Fund,” will be distributed by Rabbi Soloveichik on Purim to those in need. Donate here.

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history.