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.


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Coming Soon at Shaare Zedek

Yom HaShoah Reading of the Names:
Sunday, April 27:

This year's Upper West Side Community annual Reading of the Names will begin on Sunday evening, April 27, held at Ansche Chesed (251 W 100th St, New York, NY 10025) from 10 pm until Monday, April 28, 8 am. From 9 am – 6 pm the reading continues at the JCC, ending with the recitation of Kaddish at 7 pm. Shaare Zedek has been allocated an 11:00-11:30 pm slot at the JCC. Please contact the office if you would like to read during the day.

SZ Hosts "Scholar in Residence" Jenna Weissman Joselit, following morning services
Saturday, May 3:

Topic: "In the Round: American Jews, the Ten Commandments and the Making of Good Neighbors." Jenna Weissman Joselit is the Charles E. Smith Professor of Judaic Studies & Professor of History at The George Washington University, where she also directs its Program in Judaic Studies and its brand new MA in Jewish Cultural Arts, the first such graduate program of its kind in the United States. Most recently, Jenna Weissman Joselit has been a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Library of Congress’s John W. Kluge Center, where she worked on her current book project, a study of America’s relationship to the Ten Commandments. Join us after services!

Yom Ha'Azmaut @ Shaare Zedek
Sunday, May 4: 2-4 pm

Shaare Zedek has partnered with Solomon Schechter to throw a special family-friendly Yom Haatzmaut program. Lunch will available for purchase from 1-2 PM and our program will run from 2-4 PM. Special thanks to the JCC and UJA Federation of NY for a generous grant to run this program.

Family Shabbat Dinner
Friday, May 9

Please join us for our last Shabbat Dinner of the season! Services begin at 5:30 PM followed by a delicious dinner. $22/adult and $10/children. To register, click here.

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Teacher Appreciation Shabbat
Saturday, May 10:

Join us for a special Kiddush and afternoon of board games in honor of our wonderful Minyan Katan, Minyan Gadol, and BMC teachers!

Shaare Zedek Book Club
Saturday, May 10:

We hope that you will join us for our book club as we read and discuss Miriam's Kitchen: A Memoir. The book club will begin at approximately 12:45. All are encouraged to attend and children are welcome to join for the Teacher Appreciation Shabbat festivities!

Book Club Meeting
Saturday, May 10

We hope that you will join us for our book club as we read and discuss Miriam's Kitchen: A Memoir. The book club will begin at approximately 12:45. All are encouraged to attend and children are welcome to join for the Teacher Appreciation Shabbat festivities!

Kiddush in Hippo Park
Saturday, May 17

Enjoy fun in the sun and a delicious dairy lunch! We will walk down to Hippo Park after services.