Ramath Orah

550 West 110th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 222 2470
ramathorah.org
Ramath Orah

Ramth Orah had its modest beginnings in 1941 when a small group arrived in Manhattan from Luxembourg having escaped the Nazis. As luck would have it, there was a church – West Side Unitarian – being built on 110th Street since 1921. Unfortunately, they ran out of cash ten years into their project, and … read more

Romemu

165 West 105th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 580 4294
romemu.org

Ansche Chesed

251 West 100th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 865 0600
anschechesed.org

Babad/Kehal Minchas Chinuch

321 West 100th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 865 7271
godaven.com

Congregation Ohab Zedek

118 West 95th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 749 5150
ozny.org

Congregation Shaare Zedek

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212 West 93rd Street
New York, NY 10025
212 874 7005
sznyc.org
Congregation Shaare Zedek

Although it is unclear exactly what date the congregation was founded, Congregation Shaare Zedek’s members pinpoint it to be somewhere between 1837 and1839. Though the synagogue started on Henry Street it “did what most synagogues did at the time,” in the words of board member Lianna, and followed … read more

Young Israel of the West Side

210 West 91st Street
New York, NY 10024
212 787 7513
yiws.org

Heichal Moshe

303 West 91st Street
New York, NY 10024
212 362 1091
heichalmoshe.com

Congregation Ahavath Chesed

309 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024
212 724 8071
ridniker.com

Congregation B'nai Jeshurun

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257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024
212 787 7600
bj.org
Congregation B'nai Jeshurun

B’nai Jeshurun is the second oldest congregation in New York City, after Shearith Israel. I spoke to the current rabbi, Jose Rolando “Roly” Matalon, who shared his knowledge of the origin … read more