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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

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Guess Who’s Coming to Shabbas?

Every six weeks or so, our congregation participates in “Guess Who’s Coming to Shabbas?”  The program gets members together for Shabbat dinner at other congregant’s homes, and it is proving to be a fantastic way to get to know each other better and foster our community.