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CSI named one of 9 iconic Jewish American sites

07/11/2016 09:47:07 AM

Jul11

Last week in recognition of Independence Day, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) named Congregation Sherith Israel one of “9 Iconic Sites that Celebrate American Jewish History.” We share this fine honor with eight other sites that connect the Jewish story with the American story. Check it out.

Our seismic strengthening project, now in its 13th week, will preserve our iconic building so that it can be part of the Jewish and...Read more...

Seismic Retrofit Phase II: Upstairs, Downstairs

06/27/2016 11:40:55 AM

Jun27

Sherith Israel is bustling with contractors in the attic, on the roof, in the basement and now also on the north side of the building as Phase II of the seismic strengthening project continues. The project remains on schedule and on budget with new steel, rebar and concrete making their way into the innards of our building.  

You can be part of the team that is making this work possible by joining more than 400 donors who have...Read more...

Seismic Retrofit Phase II: Behind the Scenes

04/28/2016 04:05:36 PM

Apr28

Welcome to the Sherith Israel seismic retrofit construction blog. After nine weeks of work, we are right on schedule. Our design team of ELS Architecture and Urban Design and engineers Wiss Janney Elstner Associates, Inc., in partnership with Plant Construction Company, is back in full force for Phase II. Construction is taking place on the roof, in the attic, in the basement, on the north wall and behind the organ, all in locations tucked...Read more...

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