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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

Check out our most current class offerings.  We offer opportunities for stimulating engagement with Jewish texts and subjects for students of all levels.

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.

First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

1730
Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

1768