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Seventieth Street Synagogue Exterior
Drawing of Nineteenth Street Synagogue Exterior
Crosby Street Synagogue Exterior
Second Mill Street Synagogue
The First Mill Street Synagogue as depicted in an old print.

Synagogue Buildings

Over the centuries Congregation Shearith Israel has been housed in five different synagogue buildings and has established at least four cemeteries.  As the population of New York grew and moved uptown, so did Shearith Israel, always establishing new places of worship and resting places for loved ones.

Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

1896
Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

1850