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Sincere Condolences to Barbara Shahmoon 

Published on Jul 12, 2019

We wish condolences to Barbara Shahmoon on the passing of her mother, Jean H. Schwartz.

 

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