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.


FTJC Has Moved!

FTJC has moved to new rental space at 551 Fort Washington Ave, Hebrew Tabernacle. Please see important information about the new space....More...


FINAL Seeds of Shabbat Program

Please join us for the final Zera'im Kabbalat Shabbat experience, a sweet hello and greeting to Shabbat, with Rabbi Guy Austrian and Stav of the Dreamcoat Experience troupe. ...More...


Pathways of Blessing: How to Say a Berachah & Change the World, with Rabbi Guy Austrian

What are we really doing when we say a blessing -- such as those before and after eating, or on lighting candles or doing other mitzvot? Why is it necessary...More...


FTJC Movie Night

FTJC presents a screening of the movie It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story, including a special Q&A with filmmaker, plus a guest appearance by...More...