Est. 1825

Welcome to
our Sacred Community

B'nai Jeshurun is a nearly 200-year-old non-affiliated synagogue located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. We welcome all, no matter the path traveled.

"Joining and participating in the BJ community has transformed the trajectory of my life."

Suzanne Schecter, President

R.S.V.P. Now For Our Spring Benefit!

Join us for an evening of virtual fun and fundraising in honor of BJ’s volunteer heroes, hosted by Judy Gold, two-time Emmy Award winner, comedian, writer, BJ member.

All are welcome.

We're Hiring

Our unfolding vision for life after the pandemic imagines a dynamic mix of in-person and virtual prayer, learning, and programming that is accessible to all. As such, our staffing model is evolving to build and deliver this unique offering with excellence and care.


Many of our programs and services have moved to VirtuShul, our virtual shul—a living, connected, loving, virtual community. We have been moved by how Zoom has allowed so many to gather together for morning and evening minyan, for meetings, and programs.

Stories & Articles

Voices from
Our Community

Toward Shabbat: Bamidbar

On Sunday evening we will begin our celebration of Shavuot. May they be quiet days of rest, of breath-taking and reflection, and of receiving the Torah that will guide our brothers and sisters in Israel, their neighbors, and all of us on the path of pleasantness and peace.

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Lighting the Path Ahead

With your help, B'nai Jeshurun is better equipped to pursue its vision of a transformative spiritual community and more just and peaceful world.