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Lectures

Members and guests fill our sanctuary and halls of learning to hear our respected clergy and esteemed guest scholars deliver lectures on a wide array of topics. 

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

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

1776