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July 24, 2008

Rev Gershom Mendez Seixas

Filed under: New York — lizensk12 @ 8:23 pm

Spiritual Leader of Congregation Shearith Israel
d. 6 Tamuz, 1816
Rev Seixas was not an ordained Rabbi, but as the only religious official in the congregation, functioned as spiritual leader, interpreter of religious law, supervisor of kashruth, officiated at marriages and funerals and all the varied duties we now associate with an ordained rabbi.
Congregation Shearith Israel Cemetery (The Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue)
55 St. James Place (opposite Chatham Square)
New York, NY 10038

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