Purim at Shearith Israel is a meaningful and joyous holiday. Celebrate Purim through prayer, hesed and merrymaking.
Learn about our Purim traditions and customs.
Click to see the Purim Schedule.
Join us for Megillah reading in our beautiful Main Sanctuary and register for our festive community dinner which follows.
We welcome all children to Yeladudes Entertainment's Megillat Esther show during the reading of the Megillah.
Celebrate 27 years of women reading the Megillah on Purim morning at Shearith Israel.
Click here to learn more about the Sisterhood's Mishloah Manot project or to give Matanot L'ebyonim.
Immediately following the readings of the 8:00 am readings of the Megillah, congregants are welcome to enjoy a festive breakfast.
Listen to the entire Megillat Esther online. Sung by Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde.
In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.
In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.