Your Account: Login or Register

General Donations

The generosity of our members and friends enables us to continue to honor our past, strengthen our community, and pass on our traditions for the next chapter of Jewish and American history. Gifts to Shearith Israel are a meaningful way to honor friends and family members on their birthdays, anniversaries, and special life cycle moments, as well as to honor the memory of our loved ones. You may also pay membership dues through the link below.

 

Click here and donate online today.

 

Please note that Paypal collects approximately 3% for all processed credit and debit cards. You are welcome to donate an additional 3% to cover this cost.

Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

1850
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. 

1682