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Lisa Rohde

Lisa came to Shearith Israel in 1991. Mrs. Rohde teaches our liturgy and traditions in her work with the Junior Congregation, girls' Ruth reading, and Women’s Services. She is a graduate of Brandeis University. 

 

She can be contacted at lirohde-csi@yahoo.com

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
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.

1895