Welcome to Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun

KJ is a home for the Jewish Community of the Upper East Side: a home where parents, children, newcomers, singles, young and old find opportunities for social connection, spriritual and intellectual growth, chesed opportunities, and recreational activities.  KJ welcomes people from all walks of Jewish life.

  • October Programs

    October 20, 2014

    KJ has programming throughout the entire month of October, check it out here.  For service times and locations, please review our monthly calendar.

  • Soul Cycle featuring KJ Yoetzet Halakhah Dena Block

    October 20, 2014

    Soul Cycle: A Monthly Spiritual Women's Workout featuring KJ Yoetzet Halakhah Dena Block "Moving Beyond the Letter of the Law" THIS Wednesday, October 22 at 8:00 PM at the home of Riva Alper and Joe Bierman.  Address provided upon RSVP to roshchodesh@ckj.org 

  • History at Home with Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter

    October 20, 2014

    “Disputations and the Burning of the Talmud: Life in the Thirteenth Century” October 25, graciously hosted by Judy & David Lobel 8:30 p.m. in the Heyman Auditorium, 125 East 85th Street. Scrumptious dessert buffet! Upcoming dates: November 22, January 10, February 7

  • Upcoming Programming from the Mens Club

    October 20, 2014

    Kiddush Discussion featuring Dr. Jack Caravelli and Sima Mottale 
    “The Iranian Nuclear Threat, the Iranian Jewish Community & the Iranian Opposition: Future Prospects and Possible Scenarios” THIS Saturday, October 25 following 9:00 a.m. Main Services and a hot congregational Kiddush 

    Sunday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. Am Hasefer Book Club with Rabbi Marc Angel “The Crown of Solomon and Other Stories” Books will be available for sale and autographing by the author.

    Both programs are in the Gottesman Center at 114 East 85th Street 


    October 20, 2014

    The KJ Annual Dinner this year is on Saturday, December 6. This year's theme, Racing to the Finish Line:  The End is in Sight, taps into our collective anticipation by celebrating the completion of, and our return to, the new Heyman Auditorium, the new Chapel, and the new KJ Library - all of which are slated to open this fall - and looking forward to the Main Synagogue inauguration to come.  For more information, click here.