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Welcome new members, Daniel Bassiri & Angelina Drahi

Published on Feb 6, 2019

We welcome new members Daniel Bassiri & Angelina Drahi to our growing Shearith Israel family. Daniel and Angelina are engaged to be married this coming summer, and we look forward to getting to know them.

Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

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