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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

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Shabbat Morning

Services Dec. 20 will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary with childcare in the Youth Lounge.  Ed Jacobson will lead Shacharit and Rick Kaplan will lead Musaf. Melanie Kaplan will chant the Haftarah. Torah readers are Rabbi Hillel Norry, Michael Robinowitz, Melanie Kaplan, Barry Etra, Mike Froman, Andrea Seidel Slomka and Michael Rich. The Gabbai […]

Movie Night

Movie Night

Thanks for another successful movie night!  We had a great turn out for our showing of “Frozen” December 13. Many thanks to our sponsors: Tal & Pia Frank, Lance & Erin Chernow, Shari & James Steinberg, Rebecca & Scott Kolesky, Andrea & David Price, Deborah Johnson & Jeff Bragg, Abby Goldsmith & Kevin Hendler and Eden & Rob Landow. The […]


2015: Our Next Chapter

Let’s catch you up on our Rabbi search in four sentences!  We’ve canvassed the congregation through various methods.  We’ve gathered, sorted and prioritized member responses.  We’ve taken all this information and put it into a job posting hosted by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and available to interested candidates that are members of the Rabbinical […]