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Crosby Street Synagogue Exterior
The First Mill Street Synagogue as depicted in an old print.
Seventieth Street Synagogue Exterior
Second Mill Street Synagogue
Drawing of Nineteenth Street Synagogue Exterior

Synagogue Buildings

Over the centuries Congregation Shearith Israel has been housed in five different synagogue buildings and has established at least four cemeteries.  As the population of New York grew and moved uptown, so did Shearith Israel, always establishing new places of worship and resting places for loved ones.

Second Mill Street Synagogue
1818
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883