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Welcome New Members: Adam and Dara Towne

Published on Oct 10, 2018

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Adam and Dara. (Adam is the son of Madelene and trustee, Stan Towne)

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