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Yona Glass, Interim PTTS Hebrew School Principal

Yona Glass has been a professional educator for over ten years. She received her undergraduate degree from Stern College, a Master’s Degree in Literacy from Hunter College, and Montessori Licensing from the North American Montessori Center. Yona teaches kindergarten at Manhattan Day School and has been the Hebrew Reading Specialist at PTTS for four years before assuming the role of Interim Principal of PTTS. 

 

Email: yglass@shearithisrael.org

 

First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

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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

1829