Sag Harbor Express: Temple Leaders Dedicate a Cemetery and Reflect on the Past

Perseverance has long been central theme in the Jewish faith. To summarize this on a historical, global or even local scale would be an impossible feat. When Long Island’s oldest synagogue, Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor, looked to the past, present, and future this past Sunday, August 12, during the re-dedication of the expanded Chevra Kodetia cemetery, this same theme was interwoven in a ceremony that was at once somber and hopeful. Rabbi Daniel Geffen, temple members, dignitaries, and local elected officials joined to honor what binds those of the Jewish faith together.

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