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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

Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

1730
Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

1768