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Sisterhood Succah Decoration

Monday, October 2, 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Tuesday, October 3, 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Tuesday, October 3, 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Tuesday, October 3, 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Our unique open air Elias Room sukkah is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Decorated lavishly and lovingly by the Shearith Israel sisterhood who sponsors Succot kiddushim served on vintage Shearith Israel branded Tiffany Limoges china and elegant silver for all congregants to enjoy.  Teens and adults, women and men, are invited to help decorate in preparation for the Succot Festival.  To participate, contact Mrs. Lisa Rohde at or Aimee Margolis at or sign up here. Financial contributions to the Sisterhood’s Succah Fund are also welcomed to help defray the costs of decorating and maintaining the Succah.  To make a contribution to the Sisterhood Succah Fund, please either send a donation to The Sisterhood Succah Fund at the synagogue office, click here to make a gift online or contact Ruth Yasky. 

Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.