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Hazak U'barukh: Zachary Edinger, who recently spoke at the Queens College Jewish Studies Program Awards Ceremony about Shearith Israel's historic cemeteries and Civil War veterans.

Published on May 20, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Zachary Edinger, who recently spoke at the Queens College Jewish Studies Program Awards Ceremony about Shearith Israel's historic cemeteries and Civil War veterans.  He also unveiled plans to have a Queens College intern work with Shearith Israel to research additional information about Civil War veterans from our congregation.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776
Seventieth Street Synagogue
1897