At Shearith Israel every holiday celebration is augmented with a distinctive observance, whether aesthetic, ritual, historic or liturgic.
At Shearith Israel children feel nurtured, valued and part of the community.
Experience our traditions by and for women at Shearith Israel. Our active community groups and beautiful, intimate services are a unique way to connect to and celebrate our community's legacy of strong female voices.
In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School
Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty.