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Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Little-Known Forays Into Judaica

by Evie Kahn in Atlas Obscura

Published on Nov 8, 2017

A look at the artistic accomplishments of Louis Comfort Tiffany in religious settings, including the Shearith Israel sanctuary and its stunning stained glass windows.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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