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John Quinones, Facilities Manager

John Quinones is the facilities manager and onsite superintendent of Shearith Israel. He oversees the maintenance and upkeep of the synagogue and historic cemeteries, ensures security, manages preparations for our events and programs, and assists in the ongoing improvement projects that concern our building and properties. 

 


Phone: 212 873 0300 x223

Email: jquinones@shearithisrael.org

 

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

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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

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