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Rabbi Dr. Marc D. Angel, Rabbi Emeritus

Rabbi Angel began serving Shearith Israel in 1969. He currently directs the institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (www.jewishideas.org), which fosters an intellectually vibrant, compassionate and inclu­sive Orthodox Judaism. The author and editor of twenty-seven books, he is co-founder of the Inter­national Rabbinic Fellowship, a worldwide association of Modern Orthodox rabbis. 

 

Email: mdangel@jewishideas.org

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
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776