Joy Levitt, the Executive Director of The JCC in Manhattan sent out this list and I wanted to share it with you. Please let your friends know that there are options for how to create a memorable Jewish, High Holiday celebration with your family.
Please find a list below of synagogues on the Upper West Side, contact information, availability of tickets and schedule of family services for the high holidays.
We wish you a happy and sweet new year.
Lincoln Square Synagogue
200 Amsterdam Avenue
(212) 874 6100
Beginners Services are $125 and take place at Manhattan Day School
No special services for youth or family
Sells Non-Member Tickets for $350 each.
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 West 68th Street
Children services are offered on 1st day of RH & YK:
9 AM for ages 5-10
11:45 AM for ages 10-13
3 PM for ages 2-5
No Non-Member Tickets.
2nd day of RH is open to public, no tickets required.
Member’s guests can buy tickets for $300 each
251 West 100th Street
Children Services are offered 1st and 2nd days of RH & YK for 4 and under, 5-7 years & 8-12 years at no cost, donation requested.
Sells Non-Member Tickets for $250 each.
2109 Broadway – Suite 203
Services for ages 0-6 are offered on 1st and 2nd Day of RH, Shab shuvah, & YK.
Services for ages 7-12 are offered on 1st and 2nd Day of RH, Kol Nidre, & YK.
No Non-Member Tickets.
Society for the Advancement of Judaism
15 West 86th Street
Family services for ages 7 and under are offered on 1st day of RH & YK at 9:30 AM
Family services for ages 7-12 are offered on 1st day of RH & YK at 10:30 AM
Family service for all ages is offered on Kol Nidre at 6:30 PM
Ticket prices are $100 for the family service for adults who are first time attendees. Children are free.
Sells Non-Member Tickets for $395 each to Main Sanctuary services.
Congregation Ohab Zedek
118 West 95th Street
No Childrens or Family services are offered. Baby sitting is always available at no charge.
Sells Non-Member Tickets for $180 each ($62.50 for students with ID).
44 West 66th St
Offers children’s services on 1st day of RH and YK days for ages up to 4, 5-7 & 8-10 at $75 each.
Offers family services on 2nd day of RH
Offers childcare on Kol Nidra for $15/child
Sells non-member tickets for $75 each (1 ticket is good for all High Holiday Services).
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
7 West 83rd Street
Offers the following family services:
RH – young families service (0-5yrs old) and family service (5-12yrs old)
RH 2nd Day – for families with special needs of any age
YK – young families service (0-5yrs old) and family service (5-12yrs old)
No ticket needed and no fee for family services.
Offers youth services for ages 12-17 on RH and YK
Offers children’s programming on the 2nd day of RH & YK for ages 7-11
Does not sell regular non-member tickets. Only members, their guests, or reciprocity ticket holders may attend.
West End Synagogue
190 Amsterdam Ave
The Jewish Center
131 W. 86 St.
212 West 93rd Street
8 West 70th Street