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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    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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Beit Midrash Yom Iyun: A Day of Torah Learning with FTJC and Mechon Hadar

Join FTJC and Mechon Hadar as we transform our sanctuary into a beit midrash for a morning of Talmud Torah, featuring shiurim led by Hadar faculty members....More...

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Zera'im/Seeds of Shabbat

A special new Havdalah experience, a sweet goodbye to Shabbat, with Rabbi Guy and Yadin of the Dreamcoat Experience troupe. Designed for small children...More...

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All About Hannukah at FTJC!

So much to do, good thing there are eight days! All events unless noted are in FTJC's space at Founders Hall, in the former Mother Cabrini High School, 701 Fort Washington Ave., north of 190th St., southernmost entrance....More...

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Hannukah Party!

Come light candles together, sing a few songs and nosh on hearty holiday fare from culinary whiz Jack Greene. The evening's entertainment will be a talent show...More...