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A newsmaking Friday in New York: President...

by Tad Welch of Deseret News

Published on Nov 15, 2019

Rabbi Soloveichik gave a tour of Shearith Israel to M. Russell Ballard, the president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Latter-day Saints, and they discussed a wide range of topics, from the history of Shearith Israel to the importance of American religious freedom.

A Kosher Fourth of July

by William McGurn of the Wall Street Journal

Published on Jul 3, 2019

The Wall Street Journal profiled "Proclaim Liberty Throughout the Land: The Hebrew Bible in the United States: A Sourcebook" -- a newly- published collaborative work between Rabbi Soloveichik, Matthew Holbreich, Jonathan Silver, and Stuart Halpern, on the Hebrew Bible's influence on American history and philosophy.

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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. 

1730
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883