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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). 

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776
Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

1834