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Welcome new member, Sergio Avidan-Alcayde

Published on Sep 13, 2019

We welcome new member, Sergio Avidan-Alcayde, to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know Sergio.


Maud Nathan

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

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.