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The Jews Who Saved Monticello

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik in the Wall Street Journal

Published on Apr 27, 2017

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776
The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

1730