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Hatanim Luncheon 5780

Saturday, October 26

On Shabbat Bereshit, our community and friends come together to honor our Hatanim — David J. Nathan, Hatan Torah, and Jack Daar, Hatan Bereshit — with a festive luncheon and celebration.


RSVP DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 16.


To register or sponsor, click here.



Adult: $75

Child: $35


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Sponsor (includes table for 8-10 adult or kid meals) - $1000
Sponsor (includes 2 adult meals) - $365
Sponsor (includes 1 adult meal) - $180


Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.