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Although we cannot gather in person for the moment, we can continue to learn together as a community. This page will be updated with the latest opportunities for inspiration, Torah study, and hesed.

COVID Infrastructure Fund

Our crucial infrastructure safety improvements would not have been possible without the financial support of our COVID Infrastructure Donors. If you'd like to contribute, click here.

COVID-19 Financial Resources & Other Support

A list of resources for those in need during this crisis.

COVID-19 Leadership Updates

Shearith Israel's leadership is continuously working to not only maintain but also strengthen our bonds throughout this crisis. Read the weekly updates here.

Emma Lazaraus

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

1883
Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829