Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael

History of MJCBY

About the Gateway Totem Project

Posted on September 9, 2016

Lew Stone, Peppi Glass & Mia Mutascio represented MJCBY at the Morris Arts Gateway Totem Project.  Read about it here.  You can see our “stone” in the article. November 17 Marks the Unveiling of Morris Arts’ Gateway Totem: A Community’s Heritage Carved in Stone

Early Jewish History in Morristown

Posted on October 6, 2014

by Carl B. Scherzer The year 1654 marks the beginning of American Jewry, for in September of that year a group of twenty-three bedraggled and virtually penniless Sephardic Jews arrived at New Amsterdam from Recife, Brazil, aboard the boat St. Charles, often called the “Jewish Mayflower.”  (The first Jewish settler recorded in Manhattan was a Continue Reading »