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Ahot Ketana -- Rosh Hashanah

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Ahot Ketana "Little Sister" is a poem by Abraham Hazan Gerondi (13th c.).  The Poem beautifully  expresses our wish to conclude the past year and its troubles and begin now the blessings of the new year.  This recording by our Hazan, Rabbi Ira Rohde, was made by the Miliken Archive of Jewish Music.  It is available commercially by Naxos on the album "Jewish Voices in the New World" for more information click here.  

Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

1834
West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805