At Shearith Israel children feel nurtured, valued and part of the community.
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.
We are proud to host world-renown guest scholars to share their ideas and thoughts with our community.
Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty.
In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.