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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.

 

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

Thanksgiving Pack-A-Thon 2018

Join us and our local faith community partners - Drisha, the West End Collegiate Church, the Jewish Center, and the Church of Latter-day Saints - to raise funds to fight hunger and gather on Thanksgiving Day to pack 2000 meals for hungry New Yorkers.

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

Thanksgiving Parade Viewing

WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR NON-MEMBERS AND HAVE ONLY A FEW REMAINING SPOTS FOR MEMBERS; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Our Portico provides one of the best Thanksgiving Parade views in the city. In an effort to ensure an orderly, secure, and enjoyable experience for the kids, we ask that you pre-register.

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.

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

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Hanukkiah

Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

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