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Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Little-Known Forays...

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.

Renovated Museum Wing Delves Into Untold...

By Roger Catlin for the Simthsonian.com

Published on Jul 13, 2017

Honoring religious liberty’s roots at Monticello

By Michael Bragg in the Daily Progress

Published on May 8, 2017

The Jews Who Saved Monticello

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik in the Wall Street Journal

Published on Apr 27, 2017

In preparation for our congregational visit to the gravesite of Rachel Phillips Levy, where we will recite kaddish for the first time in nearly two centuries, Rabbi Soloveichik’s wrote this piece for the Wall Street Journal.

Who Invited God to the Inauguration?

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik in the Wall Street Journal

Published on Jan 19, 2017

Lost diary of tortured Mexican ‘converso’...

by Penny Schwartz in the Times of Israel

Published on Dec 19, 2016

Read this new article which reviews the New-York Historical Society's new exhibit which features our congregation’s history.

The First Jewish Americans

By Joanne Palmer for the Jewish Standard

Published on Dec 1, 2016

Read this article which reviews the New-York Historical Society's new exhibit which features our congregation’s history prominently and highlights the amazing resurfacing of the memoir by Luis de Carvajal the Younger, a Spanish converso who fled to Mexico, that was purchased by our member, Leonard Milberg and loaned to the museum along with many other objects from his important American Jewish collection.

It’s Older Than The US Itself — New York’s...

Zaki Cooper in the Jewish Chronicle

Published on Dec 30, 2015

When Lincoln Died on Passover: How Jews Loyal...

By Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik in The Weekly Standard

Published on Apr 13, 2015

How Family Holocaust Stories Became Multimedia...

By Rukhl Schaechter at FORWARD

Published on Feb 21, 2015

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The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

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

1730
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776