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[Now Meeting Virtually] Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Jewish liturgical calendar, Castile, 14th century

Jewish liturgical calendar, Castile, 14th century

 

 

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Throughout the year, we meet on Tuesday mornings to examine anew the rituals of the Jewish holiday or fast that is approaching, challenge our assumptions, and emerge with a deeper understanding of the rituals that we have been performing our entire lives.

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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

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Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

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