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Hazakim U'Berukhim to Zoya Raynes and Robert Friedman for being named the honorees of the JCRC-NY's Winter Benefit Reception

Published on Oct 25, 2017

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

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