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We mourn the loss of our member, Alvin Deutsch

Published on Oct 6, 2021

We regret to inform you of the passing of our former

Parnas-Presidente

ALVIN DEUTSCH

Husband of Davida Deutsch (née Tenenbaum)

A private funeral will be held on Thursday, with burial to take place in Savannah, GA.

Per the wishes of the deceased due to concerns about COVID-19 transmission, a public memorial service will be held inside the Main Sanctuary of the synagogue when medically advisable. Details will be emailed when known.

 

Condolences may be sent to: 

Davida Deutsch

205 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

 

  
 
If you would like to honor the memory of Alvin Deutsch 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.

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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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