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Condolences to Rivka Shoulson (Wiznia) on...

Published on Sep 3, 2021

Condolences to Rivka Shoulson (Wiznia) on the passing of her father, Rabbi Jay Shoulson.

We mourn the loss of our member, Marco di...

Published on Sep 2, 2021

We mourn the loss of our member, Marco di Laurenti.

Welcome new member Karyn Bogart

Published on Sep 1, 2021

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

Mazal tob to Ruth & Irwin Shapiro on the...

Published on Aug 27, 2021

Mazal tob to Ruth & Irwin Shapiro on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Michal Shira Lily, daughter of Rachel & Natan Bienstock.

We mourn the loss of Harris (Hertzle) Bak

Published on Aug 20, 2021

We mourn the loss of our member, Harris (Hertzle) Bak.

Mazal tob to Dr. Meredith Case & Aaron Nathan...

Published on Aug 20, 2021

Mazal tob to Dr. Meredith Case & Aaron Nathan, upon the birth of a son, Arthur Edgar (Archie) Case Nathan. Congratulations as well to grandparents David Nathan & Rebecca Nathan, great-grandmother Ruth Nathan, and the entire Nathan family.

We mourn the loss of Oded Aboodi

Published on Aug 16, 2021

We mourn the loss of our member, Oded Aboodi.

Mazal tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber

Published on Aug 13, 2021

Mazal tob to Judy & Joel Schreiber, upon the birth of a great grandson, born to their grandchildren, Rachel & Yoni Fein of Hollywood, Florida.

Mazal tob to Gail & Philip Shapiro

Published on Aug 6, 2021

Mazal tob to Gail & Philip Shapiro on the birth of a baby girl. Congratulations as well to grandmother Connie, and aunt Elana.

Welcome new member Rima Raynes

Published on Aug 4, 2021

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

Mazal tob to Drs. Lu Steinberg and Michael...

Published on Aug 2, 2021

Mazal tob to Drs. Lu Steinberg and Michael Schulder on the marriage of their daughter Ilana Hadas to Daniel Shane Ross of London.

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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. 

1730
Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

1768