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An independent synagogue in Northern Manhattan

As an unaffiliated 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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Reimagine End-of-Life: Conversations and Workshops

FTJC joins this citywide initiative with two workshop discussions and a Devar Torah, focusing on communal conversations about how to ensure that everyone’s wishes for end-of-life care are expressed and respected.

New Jewish Meditation Group

"Cheshvan Meditations: Finding Holiness in the Ordinary," four sessions on Mondays at 7:30 PM through November 5. A new pilot program in collaboration with our neighbors at the Beis Community!

Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah

Festival prayers, joyful and song-filled Hallel. Eat and learn in the Sukkah. Shake the lulav, hold the etrog and hear the once-a-year sacred prayer for rain, “Geshem”. And how can you miss the dancing, merriment and the honor we bestow on the Torah and on our community?!

High Holidays 5779-2018

All About Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur at FTJC!

Together we are creating a deep and joyful experience of realigning our lives and our relationships to help us become the people we aspire to be. Click here for service times, children's programming and childcare, membership information, how to register for additional seats, and more!

Elul Learning and Singing

Sessions in August and September

In the month of Elul, we have 30 days to begin our reflection and realignment on the way to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. FTJC offers several ways in to this fertile period of time: classes and discussions, as well as singing sessions. Full schedule here.

Rimonim Programming: Coming Soon!

Please Email Mira Kessler, our Youth and Family Community Organizer and Educator for any Questions.

Fri, November 16 2018 8 Kislev 5779