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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

First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

1730
Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

1768