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Sisterhood Succah Decoration

Thursday, September 20

Thursday, September 20 | 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, September 21 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday, September 23 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

Our unique open air Elias Room succah is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Decorated lavishly and lovingly by the Shearith Israel Sisterhood who sponsors Succot kiddushim served on vintage Shearith Israel branded Tiffany Limoges china and elegant silver for all congregants to enjoy.  Teens and adults, women and men, are invited to help decorate in preparation for the Succot Festival.  To participate, contact Mrs. Lisa Rohde at lirohde-csi@yahoo.com or Aimee Margolis at art1show@verizon.net or sign up here. Financial contributions to the Sisterhood’s Succah Fund are also welcomed to help defray the costs of decorating and maintaining the Succah.  To make a contribution to the Sisterhood Succah Fund, please either send a donation to The Sisterhood Succah Fund at the synagogue office, click here to make a gift online or contact Ruth Yasky. 

Hanukkiah

Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

1730
Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829