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Shir Hashirim

Song of Songs III by Marc Chagall (1960)

Song of Songs III by Marc Chagall (1960)

The Song of Songs of Solomon, commonly referred to as Song of Songs or Shir Hashirim (שִׁיר הַשִּׁירִים), is one of the megillot (scrolls) found in the last section of the Tanakh, known as the Ketubim (Writings). 

Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

1896
Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

1768