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Welcome new members, Heather & Harris Bulow

Published on Sep 27, 2019

We welcome new members Heather & Harris Bulow and their children, Judah (12) and Lila (9), to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know the Bulow family.

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
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883