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Back to Shul Business at Touro Synagogue

by Aaron Ginsburg

Published on Mar 21, 2019

A blog post by a member of CJI on the Supreme Court deciding not to take up the Touro Case.

US Supreme Court declines to take up fight...

by the Times of Israel

Published on Mar 18, 2019

The United States Supreme Court denied Congregation Jeshuat Israel’s (CJI) petition for certiorari. 

Honoring America’s First Synagogue

by Colin Mixson of Downtown Express

Published on Apr 16, 2018

Read about Lower Manhattan Historical Association’s effort to rename the site of Shearith Israel’s first synagogue building on today’s South William Street, Mill Street Synagogue/Gershom Mendes Seixas Way.

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West 11th Street Cemetery

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

1805
Commemorative Synagogue Plates

Plates depicting Shearith Israel's five historic synagogue buildings as well the Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI.

1954