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Board of Trustees

We are proud to have an active and involved Board of Trustees that has guided the congregation throughout our great history.


Board of Trustees (as of July 1, 2017)

Louis M. Solomon, Parnas

Michael Katz, Segan

Michael P. Lustig, Segan

Dr. Victoria R. Bengualid

Norman S. Benzaquen

Esmé E. Berg

Karen Daar

David E.R. Dangoor

Elliot Freilich 

Seth Haberman

David J. Nathan, Honorary Parnas

Peter Neustadter, Honorary Parnas

Oliver Stanton

L. Stanton Towne

Mark Tsesarsky


Clerk: Michael Goldberg

Treasurer: Ellen Kapito


Honorary Trustees

Harriet Ainetchi

Dr. Edgar Altchek

Paul J. Beispel

Henri Bengualid

Alvin Deutsch, Honorary Parnas

Dr. Dennis B. Freilich, Honorary Parnas

Arthur A. Goldberg

Eva G. Haberman, z"l

Jonathan de Sola Mendes

Edward Misrahi

Avery Neumark

Jack Rudin, z"l

L. Gilles Sion

Ronald P. Stanton, z"l

Ralph J. Sutton

Roy J. Zuckerberg


Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

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