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Women's Hakafot

Held in the Small Synagogue

Monday, October 21, 6:30PM

Work by Jeane Vogel, "Lifted by Hope & Unity" (2006)

Work by Jeane Vogel, "Lifted by Hope & Unity" (2006)

 

On the evening of Simhat Torah, a parallel Hakafot ceremony for women is held in the Small Synagogue, accompanied by a choir of women congregants.

Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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