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We welcome new members, Elizabeth & Josh...

Published on Jun 30, 2020

We welcome new members Elizabeth & Josh Gindea to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Elizabeth and Josh. 

Sincere condolences to Jonathan Aufzien

Published on Jun 29, 2020

We wish condolences to Jonathan Aufzien on the passing of his father, Alan L. Aufzien.

Mazal tob to Judah Bulow

Published on Jun 15, 2020

Mazal tob to Judah Bulow, upon becoming a Bar Mitzvah. Congratulations to his parents, Heather & Harris Bulow, grandmother, Lucienne, and grandfather, George.

Sincere Condolences to Olivo Lopez

Published on Jun 8, 2020

We wish condolences to our employee, Olivo Lopez, upon the passing of his father. 

Mazal tob to Melissa Rutman & Daniel Nathan

Published on Jun 8, 2020

Mazal tob to Melissa Rutman & Daniel Nathan, upon the birth of a baby girl, Hannah Rachel Nathan. Congratulations to grandparents, David Nathan and Dr. Rebecca Chaplan and to Great-Grandmother, Ruth Nathan.

Mazal tob to Emily Seife & Josh Nathan-Kazis

Published on Jun 4, 2020

Mazal tob to Emily Seife & Josh Nathan-Kazis on the birth of a son, Max Edgar Seife-Kazis. Congratulations to the proud grandparents, Sara Nathan & Joel Kazis, and to great-grandmother, Ruth Nathan.

 

We mourn the passing of Rabbi Dr. Norman...

Published on May 31, 2020

We mourn the passing of our esteemed member, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm.

Welcome new member, Mark Belnick

Published on May 27, 2020

We welcome Mark Belnick to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Mark.

Mazal tob to Abby (Schulz) & Eli Mandel

Published on May 21, 2020

Mazal tob to Abby (Schulz) & Eli Mandel, upon the birth of a baby boy. Abby is the daughter of our late member and former trustee, Mr. Richard Schulz, z''l. 

Mazal tob to Mark & Elizabeth Vieyra

Published on May 21, 2020

Mazal tob to Mark & Elizabeth Vieyra, upon the birth of a baby girl, Charlotte. Congratulations as well to her grandparents, Daniel & Katherine Vieyra.

Sincere condolences to Gloria Mosseri

Published on May 20, 2020

We wish condolences to Gloria Mosseri, upon the passing of her sister, Daniela Laufer.

Sincere Condolences to Barbara Reiss

Published on May 8, 2020

We wish condolences to Barbara Reiss, our Executive Director, upon the passing of her mother, Faiga Tepler.

We mourn the passing of Gerald Bregman

Published on Apr 27, 2020

We mourn the passing of Gerald Bregman, husband of Viviane Bregman, father of Bertie (Rachel), Anthony (Malaika), and Peter (Eleanor) Bregman.

Sincere Condolences to Andrew Klaber

Published on Apr 27, 2020

We wish condolences to Andrew Klaber on the passing of his grandmother, Anne Klaber.

We mourn the passing of Selim Benardete

Published on Apr 26, 2020

We mourn the passing of our member, Selim Benardete, husband of Liliane Benardete.

Sincere Condolences to Bonnie Barest

Published on Apr 22, 2020

We wish sincere condolences to our Deputy Executive Director, Bonnie Barest, upon the passing of her father, William Barest.

We mourn the passing of Joseph Behar

Published on Apr 22, 2020

We mourn the passing of Joseph Behar, husband of Rachel (Cohen) Behar, father of Glenn, Wayne, Jacob, and Leeza.

We mourn the passing of Mindella Lamm

Published on Apr 16, 2020

We mourn the passing of our member, Mindella Lamm, wife of Rabbi Norman Lamm.

Sincere Condolences to Gary Miller

Published on Apr 14, 2020

We wish condolences to Gary Miller, upon the passing of his mother, Esther Miller.

Sincere Condolences to Simon Haberman

Published on Apr 14, 2020

We wish condolences to Simon Haberman, upon the passing of his brother, Jacob Haberman.

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Nineteenth Street Synagogue

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

1860
Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

1850