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An independent traditional egalitarian community in Northern Manhattan

As an independent congregation that has long been an anchor of the Jewish community in Washington Heights and Inwood, 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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cartoon drawing of megillah with wine cup and hamataschenPurim with FTJC 

Purim is an exciting time at FTJC. We celebrate with feasts, fun, retelling and listening to the story of Mordechai, Esther, Vashti, Achashverosh, and the wicked Haman. This year as always we have a jam-packed schedule of programs. Plus info on preparation and mitzvot, including Mishloach Manot.

green tree of sefirotTu Bishvat with FTJC 

Find the first spark of spring in the depths of winter, and celebrate the mystery and divinity of Creation. We're organizing two beautiful, rich, and musical Tu Bishvat Seders, one for children and one for adults 

antique telephoneNew Classes! - Jewish Learning for Adults 

Three series begin this Spring: "Talking to God: The Spiritual Practice of Spontaneous Prayer," "Reading Halachah: The Pleasures of Oneg Shabbat," and "Sholom Aleichem's Tevye the Dairyman." Click or tap for details and to register, plus Author Book Talks coming up!

rimonim logo - pomegranate with seedsRimonim: A Family Learning Community at the Fort Tryon Jewish Center 

Join Us for Purim celebrations!

All Ages- On Monday, March 9th from 5:30-7:30 join us for the Rimonim Purim Party.

Zera'im (0-4yrs)- On Saturday, March 28 from 4-5pm, join Zerai'im for Seeds of  (post) Purim.

Nitzanim (PreK-2nd)- On Saturday, March 7th , join us for a Purim edition of Growing into Jewish Holidays from 3-4:30pm.

Shorashim (3rd-5th)- On Sunday, March 8th from 3-4:30pm, join us for a Purim Edition Kulanu:Jewish Cultures.

Anafim (Middle School)- On Saturday, March 28th from 7-9pm, join us as we team up with Hebrew Tabernacle for a Post-Purim Havdalah Hang!

rimonim logo - pomegranate with seedsBook Talks by FTJC Authors 

We're thrilled to feature our talented FTJC members who are publishing new, relevant, and exciting books! A series of three readings over the course of this year, on topics from mysticism and science to pregnancy and health care.

Mon, February 24 2020 29 Shevat 5780