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Welcome new member Rima Raynes

Published on Aug 4, 2021

We welcome new member Rima Raynes, to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Rima.

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. 

1682
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860