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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Yesodot - Foundations Galayesodot - foundations gala invitation

The theme of Yesodot Gala emphasizes the strong foundations of the FTJC community and how this event will serve to strengthen those foundations and position us for continued growth in the future.. Join us for this event on May 17th at 7PM. Click for more information and to register!

Color image of FTJC stained glass.

Community Torah Learning Project

We are thrilled to be starting a new, community-wide learning               campaign that will take us from Simchat Torah to Shavuot!.

Tu Bishvat Seder & Baquashotsefirotic tree

Modeled on the Passover seder, the Tu Bishvat seder includes drinking four cups of wine and eating fruits representing the four Kabbalistic "worlds". We will also be learning several piyutim related to the festival. Following the seder we will conclude the evening with Baquashot, a collection of songs.

Sat, 29 April 2017 3 Iyyar 5777