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Tisha B'Ab Public Lecture

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Monday, July 31, 8:30PM

Following the reading of Eikha, Rabbi Soloveichik will deliver a lecture on the topic "Nebuchadnezzar and Hitler in Berlin: What Germany’s Most Famous Museum Teaches Us About Tisha B’ab"

 

Sponsored by Cindy Trop and Stuart Ellman in memory of Cindy’s mother, Yehudit Bat Beilah v’Avraham HaCohen.

 

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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Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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