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Bar and Bat Mitzvah Planning Guide

Click below to learn more about hosting a Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Shearith Israel.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776
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