Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of Shaare Zedek!

We are a lay-led congregation and are dependent on the physical partcipation and spiritual commitments of our members to enable us to continue being a vibrant, thriving Conservative synagogue in the heart of New York City.

Shaare Zedek, the third-oldest synagogue in New York, occupies a unique place in Manhattan's rich Jewish community. We offer year-round traditional egalitarian Conservative Shabbat and weekday services. Our multigenerational membership reflects the tremendous diversity of New York Jewish life - graduate students and young professionals, singles and couples, families with children, "empty nesters," seniors, and everyone in between. We offer a rich program of adult classes and our special Beit Midrash for Children, guest lecturers, and dinners and other programs celebrating Shabbat and holidays.

We hope that you will join us as a member, and we look forward to becoming your Jewish communal home.

Please feel free to contact either of us with any questions or comments about Shaare Zedek. We can be reached at and You can also reach us by calling the synagogue at 212-874-7005. We look forward to speaking with you!


Rosalind Paaswell
William Plevan

For a membership application, click here.