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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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lantern lightsRegister for the Yesodot Summer Soiree!

Join us for an evening of dessert, drinks, and dancing as we celebrate the FTJC community. Thursday June, 27th, 2019, 1 Sivan 5778, 7-9pm at the Fort Washington Collegiate Church. Come celebrate with some of your favorite people, as we eat and listen to the amazing music of the Isle of Klezbos

alternarrativesShavuot with FTJC!

On Shavuot, we open ourselves to receiving Torah in all-night learning at our Tikkun Leil Shavuot, enacting our presence at Mount Sinai in the morning with Torah reading and celebration. Plus: Daytime learning, Yizkor, community picnic, and more!

debateNew Spring Courses: Jewish Learning for Adults

Spring classes are here for May and June!  Offerings include: Pirkei Avot, Laws of Learning Torah, Jewish Parenting as a Spiritual Practice, and How to do Hagbahah and Gelilah. Click or tap thru for details and registration.

Logo: Rimonim A Family Learning Community

Celebrate Passover with Rimonim

Rimonim April Events

For All Families:

Family Kabbalat Shabbat Friday, April 12th 5:15-6:30 in HT Penthouse.


Zera'im/Seeds (0-3yrs)

Join us for this April 13th from 4-5pm for this month's "Seeds of Shabbat".  We'll sing, schmooze and learn Tu B'Shvat stories together on Shabbat afternoon. To RSVP for location, email Mira Kessler.


Nitzanim/Sprouts (PreK-2nd Grade)

This month's  "Sprouting Mitzvot will be on Sunday April 14th from 3-4:30pm.  "Sprouting Mitzvot" is our monthly experiential learning program about Mitzvot. To RSVP for location, email Mira Kessler.


Shorashim/Roots (3rd-5th Grade)

Join us for this month's "God Talk" on April 13th from 4-5:30.  "God Talk" is a monthly program co-led by Maya Lee-Parritz and Rabbi Guy.  Please email Mira Kessler to RSVP  for location.


Click HERE to see more information about all of our programs. Please Email Mira Kessler, our Youth and Family Community Organizer and Educator for any Questions.

rimonim logo - pomegranate with seedsJewish Parenting as a Spiritual Practice

It can profoundly change our routines, our experience of community, and our relationship to Judaism. It can be a spiritual practice in itself. These two sessions will invite parents to share from our experiences as we also search for Jewish resources and rituals that can sustain us in the stressful and sacred work of raising children. Best of all -- Childcare will be provided onsite!

Thu, June 20 2019 17 Sivan 5779