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Thanksgiving at Shearith Israel

Experience our unique Thanksgiving tradition. Begin with morning services where we chant several chapters of Psalms—parts of the Hallel. Service participants are welcome to join us on the Portico for a parade viewing with hot chocolate and pastries.

 

Thanksgiving Service and Rabbi's Lecture

Join us for our special Thanksgiving Service and special sermon by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik.

 

Thanksgiving Pack-a-thon 2017

Join us and our UWS faith partners this Thanksgiving for a very important hesed project.  On Thanksgiving morning, after Rabbi Soloveichik’s special Thanksgiving address, we will pack hundreds of meals for hungry New Yorkers.

Thanksgiving Activities for Youth

Hesed, Art's and Crafts, Parade Viewing and Pack-a-thon!  You won't want to miss it!

Young Couples and Families Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Luncheon- RSVP by Monday, November 20

Young couples and families are invited to a Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Lunch with Rabbi Soloveichik.

A Very American Shabbat Community Dinner

 
In anticipation of Thanksgiving, come to Shearith Israel for a special Shabbat dinner program featuring award winning writer-journalist, Melanie Kirkpatrick

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.

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Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

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