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What Gentiles Can Learn From Lord Sacks

by Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, for the Wall Street Journal

Published on Nov 12, 2020

After Rabbi Jonathan Sacks' sudden passing, Rabbi Soloveichik discussed in the Wall Street Journal how the late British rabbi was the most gifted voice for biblical belief of our time.

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. 

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Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

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