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In the News

From time to time, we get noticed. Here is a small collection of our recent mentionings in the media.

FTJC's liturgy for calling gender nonconforming people to the Torah using non-binary Hebrew language was featured here.  Come Read from the Torah! But First, What's Your Preferred Gender Pronoun? (Tablet, 7/12/2017)

A Universe of Borders
A profile of a spoken word night from Dream Uptown, FTJC’s local indie arts series(Manhattan Times, 5/20/2015)

Our powerful Selichot services are featured in this writer’s personal reflection.
Self-Flagellation in Summer: Rosh Hashanah Prep (Jewish Daily Forward, 9/22/2014)

Our FTJC contingent of 30 people was featured in this article about the People’s Climate March!
Jews Join Hundreds of Thousands at Largest-Ever Climate Change March (Jewish Daily Forward, 9/22/2014)

If you’re curious about our shuttered building on Fort Washington Ave, here’s the background. Fortunately we are flourishing in rented space, even as we work to get back into our building.
A Deal that Collapsed Leaves a Manhattan Synagogue in Shambles (New York Times, 4/29/2014)

No one who’s been to our Shabbat morning kiddush table need worry about the shul having “lean years” anymore…
Washington Heights’ Jewish Population Thriving After Lean Years (DNAInfo, 11/4/2013)

We’re at the heart of the revival of Jewish life in Northern Manhattan, and we’re featured in this article on the strong community we’re building with our neighbors.
Rising to New Heights (Jewish Week, 9/25/2013)

Three congregations in Washington Heights came together to help those in need.
Washington Heights Congregations Lend a Hand on Mitzvah Day
(DNAInfo, 1/15/2013)

A reporter wondered in 2010 whether young Jewish families would put down roots in the Heights, and today we know the answer is yes!
Washington Heights Jews Caught in a Growth Bind (Jewish Week, 8/11/2010)

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