Shaare Zedek is a multi-generational, egalitarian Conservative congregation on the Upper West Side of Manhattan embracing a traditional approach to contemporary Judaism. We pride ourselves on a long and rich history of providing a warm, informal, observant community that is accessible to Jews of all ages and backgrounds. Services are led by members of the community, who infuse life at Shaare Zedek with their talents, creativity and spirit.


Coming Soon at Shaare Zedek

High Holidays Children's Services
Thursday, September 25 - Saturday, October 4:

Please join us for our special High Holiday children’s services. Children’s services will take place at the following times: Rosh Hashanah Mornings, 9/25 & 9/26: 10:30 AM – 12 PM Kol Nidre, 10/3: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Yom Kippur Morning, 10/4: 10:30 AM – 12 PM We offer services for children ages 0-5 (Minyan Katan) and ages 6-12 (Minyan Gadol). Parental supervision is required in Minyan Katan. ***Parents are asked to pick up their child(ren) at the end of children’s services unless using babysitting services. All parents must supervise their children before and after children’s services.***

High Holiday Babysitting
Thursday, September 25 - Saturday, October 4:

Please Note: Due to low demand, babysitting for the High Holidays has been canceled.

Erev Yom Kippur - Kol Nidrei
Friday, October 3: 6 pm

Yom Kippur Shacharit
Saturday, October 4: 9 am

Yom Kippur - Mincha & Neilah
Saturday, October 4: 4:30 pm

Sukkah Decorating
Sunday, October 5: 2-4 pm

Add your design flare to our Shaare Zedek sukkah. Families and members of all ages are invited to help us decorate the sukkah. Drop by any time between 2-4 PM. Snacks will be served.

Vegetarian Indian Dinner in the Sukkah, after services
Wednesday, October 8: 6 pm

Join us for a Shaare Zedek first night of Sukkot tradition - Indian food in the Sukkah! $22 for SZ members, $25 for other adults, $13 for children. Space is limited; registration closes Thursday, October 2nd (earlier if the Sukkah fills) and is based on a first come first served basis.

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Deli lunch in the Sukkah after services
Thursday, October 9

Build your own sandwich in the Sukkah! Join us for a deli lunch in the Sukkah following 9:30 am services. $20 for SZ members, $25 for other adults, $12.50 for children. Seats are limited. Register by Monday, October 6th.

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Chai Minyan Dairy Potluck Dinner
Friday, October 10: 6 pm

Join us for 6 pm services, followed by our annual Sukkot dairy potluck dinner! Please RSVP on Chai's Facebook page (Chadeish Yameinu)

Family Dinner in the Sukkah
Monday, October 13: 5 pm

Don’t miss our Family Dinner in the Sukkah! We will learn about the importance of recycling and conserving our resources. Pizza and snacks will be served. $7/Adult, $5/Child. Registration closes on Wednesday, October 8th at 12 PM.

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Hoshana Rabba / Shemini Atzeret
Wednesday, October 15:

Shacharit & Musaf : 7 am

Mincha & Ma'ariv: 6 pm

Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah
Thursday, October 16:

Shacharit & Musaf with Yizkor: 9:30 am

It is the custom of Shaare Zedek to offer everyone in attendance on Simchat Torah morning the opportunity to take an aliyah as we complete the Torah reading cycle, and then immediately restart from the beginning. We hope as many people as possible will join us!

We also encourage anyone who is able to volunteer to read their own aliyah from the Torah.

For more details email torahreading@sznyc.org

Ma'ariv & hakafot: 6 pm

Simchat Torah evening is always a highlight for Shaare Zedek. Please join us for a night of energetic davening, singing and dancing to celebrate the completion of this year’s Torah reading cycle. We will begin our services in the Sanctuary, and proceed downstairs for hakafot followed by the conclusion of Ma’ariv.

Children's Hakafot
Thursday, October 16 - Friday, October 17:

Join us for Children’s Hakafot at 6 PM on Thursday, October 16. Then, come back the next morning for the continuation of the Simchat Torah celebration at 11 AM. Everyone who joins gets an aliyah! We look forward to celebrating with you.

Hakafot with Chai Minyan
Thursday, October 16: 7 pm

Come celebrate Simchat Torah with Chai with services, hakafot, and dancing. Light fare and drinks will be served. RSVP on the Chadeish Yameinu Facebook page so we can be sure to have plenty to eat and drink!

Simchat Torah
Friday, October 17:

Shacharit & Musaf followed by Hakafot: 9:30 am

Mincha & Ma'ariv: 5:45 pm

Shabbat Parshat Bereishit
Saturday, October 18

Shacharit & Musaf: 9:30 am

Mincha, Ma'ariv & Havdalah: 5:30 pm