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We mourn the loss of our member, Ira Lipman

Published on Sep 17, 2019

We regret to inform you of the passing of our member, Ira A. Lipman, husband of Barbara Lipman.

Welcome new member, Shana Lev

Published on Sep 13, 2019

We welcome new member, Shana Lev, to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Shana.

Welcome new member, Sergio Avidan-Alcayde

Published on Sep 13, 2019

We welcome new member, Sergio Avidan-Alcayde, to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Sergio.

 

Mazal tob to Susan & Avery Neumark

Published on Sep 6, 2019

Mazal tob to Susan & Avery Neumark upon the birth of a boy to their children Elizabeth & Samuel Neumark in Los Angeles. Mazal tob as well to great grandfather, Melvin Neumark, and aunt and uncles Alyse & Joshua Rozenberg, Hillel Neumark, and Jacob Neumark.

Sincere Condolences to Melissa Epstein (Jackson)

Published on Aug 26, 2019

We wish condolences to Melissa Epstein (Jackson) on the passing of her father, Arthur Epstein.

Welcome new members Riki & Robert Rimberg

Published on Aug 22, 2019

We welcome new members Riki & Robert Rimberg to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know the Rimbergs.

 

Mazal tob to Serge & Jean Naggar

Published on Aug 22, 2019

Mazal tob to Serge & Jean Naggar upon their grandson, Ben Naggar, becoming a Bar Mitzvah in Seattle.

 

Mazal tob to Barbara H. Smith

Published on Aug 22, 2019

Mazal tob to Barbara H. Smith upon her granddaughter, Josie Herz, becoming a Bat Mitzvah. 

 

Mazal tob to Rivka & Marc Wiznia

Published on Aug 22, 2019

Mazal tob to Rivka & Marc Wiznia on the birth of a son, Lev Yedidya. The berit mila was held this week at Shearith Israel.  

 

Sincere Condolences to Dana Werner

Published on Aug 22, 2019

Condolences to Dana Werner on the passing of her brother, Jacob Yeffet. 

 

Mazal tob to Aviva & Marvin Sussman

Published on Aug 2, 2019

Mazal tob to Aviva & Marvin Sussman on the birth of their first great grandchild, a boy, born to their grandchildren Yael (Sussman) & Ohad Merlin. 

 

Mazal tob to Jo Beth Tananbaum & William...

Published on Jul 26, 2019

Mazal tob to Jo Beth Tananbaum & William Abecassis on the birth of a baby boy, Noah Samuel.

 

Mazal tob to Daina & Greg Gurevich

Published on Jul 26, 2019

Mazal tob  to Daina & Greg Gurevich on the birth of  a baby girl, Sophie Lou (Sheva Leora).

 

Mazal tob to Laurie & Dr. Eli Bryk

Published on Jul 19, 2019

Mazal tob to Laurie & Dr. Eli Bryk upon the birth of a granddaughter, Claire Doris (Dvasha), born to their children, Jackie & Jeff Karsh of Los Angeles.

 

Sincere Condolences to Yaacov Ben-Avi

Published on Jul 17, 2019

We wish condolences to Yaacov Ben-Avi, on the passing of his brother, Moshe Ben-Avi.

Sincere Condolences to Barbara Shahmoon 

Published on Jul 12, 2019

We wish condolences to Barbara Shahmoon on the passing of her mother, Jean H. Schwartz.

Welcome new members, Sondra & Dr. Arnold...

Published on Jul 5, 2019

We welcome new members Sondra & Dr. Arnold Rosen to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Sondra and Arnold.

Mazal Tob to Dr. Sarah & Elie Hirschfeld

Published on Jul 5, 2019

Mazal tob to Dr. Sarah & Elie Hirschfeld upon the birth of a granddaughter, Aria, born to their children, Rachel & David Hirschfeld.

Mazal Tob to Angelina Drahi & Dr. Daniel...

Published on Jul 1, 2019

Mazal Tob to Angelina Drahi & Dr. Daniel Bassiri on their marriage.

Welcome new member, Ethan Borst

Published on Jul 1, 2019

We welcome new member, Ethan Borst, to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Ethan. 

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Second Mill Street Synagogue
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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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