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Get Involved with Shearith Israel

ark-column Life Cycle Events:
Traditionally, Jewish life is punctuated by certain milestones — birth, bar/bat mitzvah, weddings, anniversaries, Shabbat and the holidays. We are enriched by our ancient heritage as we celebrate each of these life-cycle and calendar events.

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Tu-B'Shevat-Seder-column Youth & Adult Programs:
Scholars in Residence, Kadima, USY, Friday Night Live, Rap with the Rabbi, or simply Jewish Learning, Shearith Israel provides a diverse program for both children and adult members of the congregation.

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As the first synagogue in the nation to open a homeless shelter, Congregation Shearith Israel has sponsored the Night Shelter for Homeless Women for more than 20 years.

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Recent News and Events

Guess Who's Coming

Guess Who’s Coming to Shabbas

“Guess Who is Coming to Shabbas?” is traveling again on Friday, September 19 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Come and schmooze right before the High Holidays with your fellow CSI members at the home of Eden and Rob Landow, hosts extraordinaire! 

Sisterhood Book Club

Sisterhood Book Club

he first Sisterhood Book Club Meeting for the New Year is on Tuesday, September 16th at 7:30 p.m. We’ll discuss “The Jew Store” by Stella Suberman.

Brill Institute

Jewish Denominations: The Challenges of Modernity

How did we get to where we are today as Jews? We realize that it wasn’t always the case that Jews could affiliate with different denominations – or for that matter, not affiliate at all.  How did this Jewish denominational life evolve and what does the future have in store for […]