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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
Pursuing Justice And Working To Repair The World
Flexible Membership So Everyone Can Join
Jewish Meditation - Art Spar Wed, Mar 29 2023, 7pm    Art Spar will discuss his personal daily meditation of morning prayers.  The centerpiece is the contemplation of “Hud Hey Vav Hey”, the unpronounceable name of God. The meditation includes…
HaMinyan- Lay Led Service - ZOOM ONLY Fri, Mar 31 2023, 6:30pm HaMinyan Friday, March 31, 2023 6:30 pm - ZOOM ONLY, at the regular WES Zoom link. The Evolving Pesakh Haggadah Explore how the Pesakh Haggadah evolved over the past 100 years since the…
Torah on Tuesdays with Susan Schorr Tue, Apr 11 2023, 7:30pm This longstanding Adult Education group meets on Zoom two Tuesdays a month at 7:30pm to study the Torah in English translation, in depth, considering it from the perspectives of literature, sacred…

Jewish Family Life and Learning

Hebrew School, B Mitzvah, and Beyond

Join Us for Shabbat

Whoever you are and wherever you are, please join us for a Shabbat service. Most of our services are hybrid, and you are welcome to attend either in person or on Zoom. To attend in person, simply come by during one of our regularly scheduled services. Our Friday evening Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 6:30 pm. Our Saturday morning services begin at 10:00 am. Walk-in guests are always welcome (please check calendar first). We are located at 190 Amsterdam Avenue (at W. 69th Street).


Our World, Our Community, Our Humanity

Thoughts from Our Clergy

By Rabbi Emily & Cantor Melissa on Jun 24 2022

Even as many of us knew this day was likely coming, it hurts. The right to abortion is an issue of religious liberty…

By Rabbi Emily & Cantor Melissa on Jun 09 2022

When I was a rabbinical student in my 20s, I fell in love with someone who opened my eyes to the fact that I was…

By Rabbi Emily on May 25 2022

On a sunny April afternoon when I was in 6th grade, our English teacher called us back from free reading time, sat…

What is Reconstructionism

Diversity and Inclusion

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

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