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Young Couples and Families


Shearith Israel attracts a dynamic group of young couples and families. Our Young couples and Families group is designed to help these members connect with each other and feel at home at Shearith Israel through shabbat luncheons and other family friendly get-togethers.  To be a part of this group, please contact


Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.