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Sincere condolences to Gabriel Goldstein

Published on Feb 10, 2021

We wish condolences to Gabriel Goldstein, upon the passing of his father, Carl Goldstein.

We mourn the passing of Nissim Aboodi

Published on Feb 5, 2021

We mourn the passing of Nissim Aboodi.

We mourn the passing of Herman P. Salomon

Published on Feb 1, 2021

We mourn the loss of our distinguished member, Herman P. Salomon.

We mourn the passing of Dr. Raphael David

Published on Jan 21, 2021

We mourn the passing of our member, Dr. Raphael David. We wish condolences to his wife, Dr. Irene Rosner David.

Sincere condolences to Lu Steinberg

Published on Jan 19, 2021

We wish condolences to Lu Steinberg, upon the passing of her father, Milton Steinberg.

Welcome new member, Lucas Drill

Published on Jan 14, 2021

We welcome new member Lucas Drill to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Lucas.

 

Mazal tob to Shlomit & Chaim Edelstein

Published on Jan 14, 2021

Mazal tob to Shlomit & Chaim Edelstein, upon the birth of twin granddaughters, Devorah and Chana Beila, born to their children, Rabbi Ariel & Elizabeth Edelstein.

 

Mazal tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber

Published on Jan 14, 2021

Mazal tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber, upon the birth of a great-grandson, born to their grandchildren, Carly & Sammy Schreiber Rausch.

 

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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
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