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Sincere condolences to Dr. Martin Grumet

Published on Nov 2, 2020

We regret to inform you of the passing of 

Father of our member Dr. Martin (Marty) Grumet.

Marty can be reached at and at 
1-917-597-2597. Letters of Condolence may be sent to: 
178 East 70th Street apt 5F New York, NY 10021
Zoom Shiva will take place at:
178 East 70th Street apt 5F New York, NY 10021
Monday-Thursday 2pm - 9pm ET 
See our emails for the link.

מן השמים תנוחמו
If you would like to honor the memory of Ephraim Grumet with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here.  To support families during shibah, please consider a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet. The family will be notified of your donation.

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 


Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.