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Youth Programs

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At Shearith Israel children feel nurtured, valued and part of the community.

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Judaic Education

We offer opportunities for stimulating engagement with Jewish texts and subjects for students of all levels. Explore our classes and then join us to study and connect.

Major Lectures and Special Classes

We are proud to host major lectures and classes delivered by our clergy and Jewish leaders from across the world.

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883