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Welcome New Members: Alan and Halana Greenberg

Published on Nov 30, 2017

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Alan and Halana.

The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

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

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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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