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Thanksgiving at Shearith Israel

Our 2020 Thanksgiving Celebrations will be different, but no less festive! See the schedule for Thursday, November 26 here. 

Annual (Virtual) Thanksgiving Packathon

We are proud to once again join with our community faith partners, The Jewish Center, West End Collegiate Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to celebrate Thanksgiving in the true spirit of the day - by giving to others.

 

A Very American Shabbat Community Dinner

 
In anticipation of Thanksgiving, come to Shearith Israel for a special Shabbat dinner program featuring award winning writer-journalist, Melanie Kirkpatrick

Annual Thanksgiving Pack-A-Thon 2019

Be part of the annual Thanksgiving initiative that packs hundreds of packages to feed hungry New Yorkers.

SOLD OUT!! - Thanksgiving Parade Viewing for Youth

Get your child the best parade view in town on our Portico!

Thanksgiving Service and Rabbi's Lecture

Join us for our special Thanksgiving Service and special sermon by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik.

 

Thanksgiving Pack-a-thon 2017

Join us and our UWS faith partners this Thanksgiving for a very important hesed project.  On Thanksgiving morning, after Rabbi Soloveichik’s special Thanksgiving address, we will pack hundreds of meals for hungry New Yorkers.

Thanksgiving Activities for Youth

Hesed, Arts and Crafts, Parade Viewing, and Pack-a-thon!  You won't want to miss it!

Thanksgiving Parade Viewing

WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR NON-MEMBERS AND HAVE ONLY A FEW REMAINING SPOTS FOR MEMBERS; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Our Portico provides one of the best Thanksgiving Parade views in the city. In an effort to ensure an orderly, secure, and enjoyable experience for the kids, we ask that you pre-register.

Young Couples and Families Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Luncheon- RSVP by Monday, November 20

Young couples and families are invited to a Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Lunch with Rabbi Soloveichik.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

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Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

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