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Sincere condolences to Yair Cohen

Published on Nov 16, 2020

We regret to inform you of the passing of 
 
SHELOMO COHEN

 
Brother of our member Yair Cohen.
 
The funeral was held in Afula, Israel.
 
Yair will be observing Shib`ah in New York through Sunday morning, November 22.  
There will be no in-person visiting at this time.
 
Yair can be reached by telephone 917-346-1233
מן השמים תנוחמו
 
 
If you would like to honor the memory of Shelomo Cohen 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.

Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.

1961
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

1829