He had a powerful message, on civic duty, that rings true to this very day.
An appeals court revived Alana Shultz’s claim that Congregation Shearith Israel violated her rights by ending her 11-year stint as program director.
A plan for a nine-story condo and community center adjacent to Shearith Israel, the venerable Sephardic congregation on Manhattan’s upper West Side, was shot down by a local community board.
(JTA) — Congregation Shearith Israel in New York will appeal a federal court ruling last month stripping its control of the historic Touro Synagogue in Rhode Island. The Manhattan congregation filed a notice Tuesday saying it will appeal to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an effort to reverse last month’s decision concerning…
The Rhode Island congregation that worships at the United States’ oldest synagogue owns that house of worship and its assets, a federal judge ruled on Monday, rejecting a New York synagogue’s claim to oversight.
The former program director of the oldest Jewish congregation in America said she was fired from her job because she was pregnant at the time of her wedding.
Opening statements began in a Rhode Island legal battle pitting America’s oldest congregation against the congregation that worships in America’s oldest synagogue structure.
Adventurous eaters paid up to $140 to feast on exotic — and kosher — food, including locusts and goat testicles at a famed Manhattan synagogue. But some guests fell sick after the eclectic event, and the city health department is investigating.
Touro Synagogue and Congregation Shearith Israel are going forward with dueling lawsuits over a set of Torah scroll decorations.
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, the scion of a revered rabbinic family, is the new spiritual leader of the country’s oldest Sephardic synagogue, Congregation Shearith Israel.