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Mazal tob to Benjamin Herschman

Published on Oct 2, 2020

Mazal tob to Benjamin Herschman, upon becoming a Bar Mitzvah. Congratulations as well to his parents, Laura and Robert Herschman, and grandparents, Dana and Michael Werner.

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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