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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.

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

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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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