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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.

Mormons: Our Work Was Key in God’s Restoration...

JNS

Published on Oct 31, 2016

Read about Rabbi Soloveichik's trip to Israel with the Mormons this past week.

A Jewish Exodus to a New Nation

By Joseph Berger for The New York Times

Published on Oct 27, 2016

 Read about the new exhibit which opened up at the New York Historical Society "The First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World."  The exhibit contains objects from our congregation.  

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

Kushner High School Hosts Sephardic Heritage...

By Jonah Bash-RKYHS Sophomore for the Jewish Link of New Jersey

Published on Mar 1, 2015

How Family Holocaust Stories Became Multimedia...

By Rukhl Schaechter at FORWARD

Published on Feb 21, 2015

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

PBS.org

Published on Feb 13, 2015

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Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

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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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