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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.

The topic for this year's derasha is:

The Sound of Silence: 
The High Priest, the Sanctum Sanctorum, & the Song of the Century



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


Thank you to our sponsors:


Shari & Josh Goldberg

Janegail & Jim Kahn

Jane & Reuben Leibowitz

Juan Mesa-Freydell

Carol and Alan Schechter, in memory of Alan’s mother, Yitta Bat Yitzchak Shmuel

Esther & Bill Schulder



 Meralee & Sidney Schlusselberg






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. 

West 11th Street Cemetery

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