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Supreme Court Declines Touro Case

by the Times of Israel

Published on Mar 21, 2019

Manhattan’s Shearith Israel declared rightful owner of Rhode Island’s Touro Synagogue after ownership dispute stemming from the Revolutionary War.

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. 

1682
Seventieth Street Synagogue
1897