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The Meaning of Memory: Reflections on Leading a Worthy Life

Tuesday, April 17, 8:00PM

Join us for a special Yom HaZikaron event, featuring a conversation between 

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik

Director of the Zahava and Moshael Straus Center 
for Torah and Western Thought


Dr. Leon Kass, 

author of Leading a Worthy Life: Finding Meaning in Modern Times


Tuesday, April 17 | 8-9 p.m.

Congregation Shearith Israel-The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue 

2 West 70th Street

REGISTER HERE - The event is free, but registration is encouraged.

For more information, email 
or call 212-960-5400 x6902


In partnership with YU’s Straus Center and American Enterprise Institute Council.



Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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