Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Second Cemetery, Shearith Israel, 10th St

 second cemetery of the spanish-portuguese synagogue, shearith israel, west 11th st

Via Village Preservation

Shearith Israel was the only Jewish congregation in New York City from 1654 until 1825. During this entire span of history, all of the Jews of New York belonged to the congregation. Shearith Israel was founded by 23 Jews, mostly of Spanish and Portuguese origin....