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A Small Shul With A Big Impact In The Heart Of The Upper West Side
No Matter Your Background, You Belong Here
A Spiritual Home Where You Can Embrace Or Reconnect With Judaism
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Flexible Membership So Everyone Can Join
The Story of the Haredi Community Kiryas Joel (ZOOM ONLY) Tue, Dec 5 2023, 7pm Nomi Stolzenberg, Professor of Law at the University of Southern California (USC) will discuss her book, American Shtetl, a study of the controversial Haredi community Kiryas Joel in upstate Orange…
The Evolving of God Thu, Dec 7 2023, 7:30pm
WES Hanukkah Celebration Fri, Dec 8 2023, 6pm Join us for a rollicking Shabbat Hanukkah Celebration on Friday, December 8th at 6pm!!  We’ll have crafts, candlelighting, a performance by our WES choir, latkes, donuts, a potluck dinner and sing-…

Join Us for Shabbat

Whoever you are and wherever you are, please join us for a Shabbat service. 

Shabbat Services are both In Person, and Online
Friday evenings at 6:30pm (EXCEPT for the fifth Friday of the month)
All Saturday mornings at 10:00am

Fifth Fridays (if any) are Online Only
The monthly Rosh Chodesh service and the fifth Friday HaMinyan Kabbalat Shabbat are online only.

To attend in person, simply come by during one of our regularly scheduled services.  Walk-in guests are always welcome (please check calendar first). We are located at 190 Amsterdam Avenue (at W. 69th Street).


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By Rabbi Emily on May 25 2022

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We are a progressive community where people from every background take active part in synagogue life.

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