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Mazal tob to Daniela Sassoon & Eli Schildkraut

Published on Nov 22, 2019

Mazal tob to Daniela Sassoon & Eli Schildkraut, upon the birth of a baby boy. Congratulations as well to the proud grandparents, Ivy & Marvin Schildkraut, and the entire family. The berit will be held at Shearith Israel on Monday, November 25, and the congregation is welcome to join in the simha.


Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

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