Around and around we go, as New York’s Congregation Shearith Israel plans to appeal a ruling last month, when it lost control over the oldest synagogue in the U.S.
The legal battle between Rhode Island’s Congregation Jeshuat Israel and New York’s Shearith Israel has been settled
Manhattan’s Shearith Israel and Newport, Rhode Island’s Jeshuat Israel are both claiming ownership over silver, colonial-era rimonim. A judge will soon declare the lawful owner.
The original text misidentified America’s first Jewish community
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