Welcome to the Fort Tryon Jewish Center!

An independent synagogue in Northern Manhattan

As an unaffiliated congregation that has long been an anchor of the Washington Heights Jewish community, we have thrived by evolving with our neighborhood and our membership. Today, the congregation is a diverse mix of families and individuals from many backgrounds. Our egalitarian services and our traditional ritual — spiritual, tuneful and participatory — attract people of all levels of observance.

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High Holidays 5777

Join FTJC for the high holidays! One stop location for all the High Holiday information, schedules, children's program and more!...More...

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Renew Your Membership

The new year is the time to renew your membership and your commitment to FTJC. ...More...

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    Community Sukkah Building
    It takes a village to build a Sukkah.
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    Festive, Spirited Jewish Celebration
    Join us to experience the power of our community.
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    Our Community – Our Family
    Find out more about our various services for children of all ages.
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    Lay Leadership
    Our dedicated volunteers devote their thoughts, energy and time into making FTJC a special place.
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    We are…
    deeply spiritual and seated in the present with our community.
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    Years of Tradition Continue
    Experience traditional customs and liturgy in an egalitarian setting.
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    Service in the Community
    FTJC members taking part in Flattening of the Hills – a Jewish communal event in Washington Heights.
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    We are…
    A wonderful cross-section of the New York City Jewish Community.

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What are we doing when we do Teshuvah?

What are we doing when we do Teshuvah? In the weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah, please join...More...

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It's a powerful, song-filled service that thrusts us forward to deep joyful prayer on Rosh Hashanah. ...More...

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Apple Picking with FTJC, 9/25

Get ready for Rosh Hashanah by picking your own apples. Join FTJC for a caravan to the apples in Rockland County. ...More...

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Yizkor Book Ads

Place your ads in the Book of Remembrance insert. Listings from previous year's booklets will NOT be automatically reprinted....More...

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Friday Night Communal Dinner!!

Let FTJC help with your High Holiday prep by cooking the last Shabbat dinner of 5776. Click to register!...More...


Living a Jewish Life Course

Whether you’re a Jew looking to build your knowledge or a non-Jew thinking about becoming Jewish, this course is perfect for those who want an introduction...More...