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Sincere Condolences to Melvin Newman and...

Published on Feb 26, 2019

We wish sincere condolences to our members, Melvin Newman and Diana Newman, on the passing of their brother and uncle, William Newman.

Mazal Tob to our member, Dr. Lu Steinberg

Published on Feb 13, 2019

Mazal Tob to Dr. Lu Steinberg, the Distinguished Alumna of the Year at the Ferkauf Graduate School’s 2019 Alumni Dinner.

Mazal Tob to our member, Col. Jonathan de...

Published on Feb 13, 2019

Mazal Tob to Col. Jonathan de Sola Mendes, the Live the Mission honoree at the 8th Annual Sephardic Academy of Manhattan masquerade gala. 

Welcome new members, Daniel Bassiri & Angelina...

Published on Feb 6, 2019

We welcome new members Daniel Bassiri & Angelina Drahi to our growing Shearith Israel family. Daniel and Angelina are engaged to be married this coming summer, and we look forward to getting to know them.

Welcome new member: Dr. Albert Levy

Published on Jan 31, 2019

We are pleased to welcome our new member to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Dr. Levy.

Welcome new members: Daina and Greg Gurevich

Published on Jan 31, 2019

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.. We look forward to getting to know Daina and Greg.

 

Sincere condolences to our member, Yaakov...

Published on Jan 30, 2019

We wish condolences to our member, Yaacov Ben-Avi, on the passing of his mother, Sima Ben-Avi.

Sincere condolences to our members Charles...

Published on Jan 28, 2019

We wish condolences to our members Charles Gourgey and Annette Gourgey, on the passing of their mother, Louise Gourgey.

Sincere condolences to our devoted member,...

Published on Jan 24, 2019

We wish sincere condolences to our devoted member, Mrs. Lisa Rohde, on the passing of her father, Herbert Brun.

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Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776