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Welcome new members Riki & Robert Rimberg

Published on Aug 22, 2019

We welcome new members Riki & Robert Rimberg to our growing Shearith Israel family. We look forward to getting to know the Rimbergs.


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. 

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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