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Pulpit Swap Shabbat

with Rabbi Levine of The Jewish Center

Saturday, March 10

As it turns out, both Shearith Israel and The Jewish Center, our peer synagogue on the Upper West Side, are looking forward to milestone anniversaries. The Jewish Center is about to celebrate its Centennial anniversary and Shearith Israel is preparing to celebrate our 365th, our Year of Years. In the spirit of friendship and mutual respect, we have decided to share our riches with each other. And what is each of our greatest resource? Our rabbis, of course, both of whom share a love and deep knowledge of American Jewish history.

Rabbis Levine and Soloveichik will “swap” synagogues on this shabbat, enjoying the warmth of their peer kehillot and each treating us to a special lecture after morning services. 

To join our list of sponsors for the kiddush following the lecture, click here. 

The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.