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Co-Sponsor our Shabbat Teshuba Kiddush

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, October 5

 

We invite you to attend  our annual Shabbat Teshuba Derasha delivered by Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik, during morning services on the Shabbat before Kippur.

 

 

Please click here to join a list of kiddush sponsors following the derasha.

Sponsor | $360

Co-sponsor | $250

All contributions are welcome. If you'd like to give a smaller (or larger) contribution, please contact Ruth Yasky at ryasky@shearithisrael.org.

  

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

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Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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