History

Founded in 1917, The Jewish Center has served as one of Modern Orthodoxy’s flagship institutions for nearly a century. For dignitaries, statesmen, scholars and theologians, The Jewish Center is the primary destination for anyone interested in addressing New York’s Modern Orthodox Jewish Community.

The Jewish Center is a vibrant and dynamic synagogue and social center located in the heart of Manhattan’s pulsating Upper West Side. A flagship for Modern Orthodoxy in New York City, The Jewish Center offers a full compliment of classes, lecture series, social programming for all ages and stages of life, along with a full schedule of weekly and Shabbat services. Whether you are a current member, live in the area, or are planning to visit the West Side, we invite you to explore the site and find out what we have to offer. See you in The Center!