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 5775

As we read in the Book of Samuel on Rosh Hashanah, Hannah prayed with all of her heart. We will be praying with this intensity and hope that you will join us this year....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.


shofar

High Holidays 5775

As we read in the Book of Samuel on Rosh Hashanah, Hannah prayed with all of her heart. We will be praying with this intensity and hope that you will join us this year....More...

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Haskama Minyan - 9/13

This Shabbat we will be piloting a hashkama (early) minyan at 7:00 am in Founders Hall....More...

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Gender, Mitzvah, Mikveh – Learning with Rabbi Dr. Haviva Ner-David

Join us for an expanded se'udah shelishit (third meal of Shabbat) with Rabbi Dr. Haviva Ner-David, director of Mikveh Shmaya....More...

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Wine Tasting!

Raise a glass for the new year! Join your FTJC friends on Saturday night, September 6th from 8:30-10:30 for a kosher wine tasting at Cabrini Wines....More...