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The Jews Who Saved Monticello

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik in the Wall Street Journal

Published on Apr 27, 2017

West 11th Street Cemetery

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

1805
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883