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Sisterhood

 

Founded in 1896, the Sisterhood is a separate non-profit entity that has a number of communal responsibilities, including decoration and running of our renowned Succah and beautification of the Main Sanctuary during Shabuot. It is also responsible for maintenance of the Little Synagogue and the Torah mantles. The Sisterhood supports many charitable organizations in New York and Israel.  

To get involved, contact Carla Salomon Schein here.

Click here to make a donation to the Sisterhood, which will enable them to decorate our Sanctuary with magnificent flowers, as they do every Shabuot, and decorate our exquisite Succah.

Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

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Second Mill Street Synagogue
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