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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.

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In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

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