Space Rentals at BJ

We are excited to help you with your next event. For general inquiries about room rentals, please fill out the form below.

The following are guidelines to keep in mind when renting space. The rules of kashrut are strictly observed at all of BJ’s spaces. While you’re welcome to choose from any kosher caterer, please let us know in advance so as to make sure the caterer is approved to operate within BJ. Please contact Davia if you would like a list of recommended kosher caterers. For weekend events, all deliveries must be made between 12:00-3:00PM on Friday. No deliveries may be made on Saturday.

BJ has a variety of spaces to hold many types of events, from small gatherings, to large parties of 350 people, to lectures with up to 700 attendees. Rooms are available for both members and non-members on weekdays and weekends. BJ does not offer in-house catering but has a selection of preferred vendors to choose from.

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Event types:

  • Wedding
  • Bar/bat mitzvah
  • Bris or baby naming
  • Aufruf
  • Birthdays
  • Memorials
  • Shabbat meals
  • Meetings
  • Conferences
  • Classes
  • Concerts
  • Lectures/talks



88th Street Sanctuary: 3600 sq ft, with access to Frankel Hall, kitchen and coat room. Maximum capacity of 700 people. Read more about the history of the Sanctuary here.

88th Street Frankel Hall: 2000 sq ft, with direct access to the kitchen and coat room. Maximum capacity of 200 people. 

89th Street Reception Room: 1300+ sq ft, currently no kitchen or coat room access. Maximum capacity of 200 people. 

89th Street Middle Room: 950 sq ft, currently no kitchen or coat room access. Maximum capacity of 150 people. 

89th Street Chapel: pews hold a maximum capacity of approximately 100 people. 

89th Street 3rd Floor Gym: 3000+ sq ft, currently no kitchen or coat room access. Maximum capacity of 500 people.

89th Street 4th Floor Classrooms: 4 available classrooms with maximum capacity of 20 people each. 



Room Rental Inquiry Form

  • All bookings must be confirmed with an official rental contract. Submitting this form does not guarantee a rental space.
  • Event Information

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  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Baby Naming, Bris, Wedding, etc.