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We mourn the passing of Harley Lewis

Published on Mar 27, 2020

We regret to inform you of the passing of our former member and longtime friend


Mother of 
Richard Hendricks Lewis, James Hendricks Lewis, and Thomas Lewis Lewis.
Sister of Philip L. Lewis.
Ms. Lewis passed away earlier this week from a non-corona related illness.  She was the grand-daughter of our former parnas, L. Napoleon Levy and a descendant of some of the  earliest families in our congregation.
Condolences may be sent to 
or by calling 201-454-1089.

Maud Nathan

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

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.