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Choirmasters of Shearith Israel

Extracted from the Fall 2014 Bulletin

An article by Z. Edinger about the choirmasters of Shearith Israel taken from the Fall 2014 Shearith Israel Bulletin.

Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883