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Tu B'Shebat

Tu B'Shebat will be celebrated this year with an informative shiur by Rabbi Soloveichik, and a luncheon for our Young Couples and Families.

For more information about Rabbi Soloveichik's shiur, click here.

For the Young Couples and Families Pre-Tu B'shebat Luncheon, click here.

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. 

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Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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