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Sincere condolences to Cynthia (Sires) Trop, on the passing of her brother, Bruce David Sires

Published on Sep 26, 2018

Brother of our member Cynthia (Sires) Trop


The funeral and Shib'ah took place before the Sukkot holiday.

Condolences may be sent to:


Cynthia Trop and Stuart Ellman

300 East 74th Street

Apt. 30-C 

New York, NY 10021 

If you would like to honor the memory of Bruce D. Sires with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228.  You can also help support families in mourning with a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet; The family will be notified of your donation.

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

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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