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Chabad Lubavitch of Riverdale

535 West 246 Street
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 549-1100

Rabbi Levi Shemtov, Director

Outreach programs for all Jews, regardless of affiliation. Shabbat Services, Adult Education classes, Farbrengen, Holiday Activities, Chabad Youth Library, Gan Israel Summer Day Camp, Jewish Learning Institute, Chabad Early Learning Center, and Jewish Women's Circle.

Chabad Lubavitch of Kingsbridge

(718) 548-4315
(917) 309-6797

Rabbi Yehuda Balashov

Especially attuned to the needs of the Russian Jewish community.

Congregation Beth Aharon at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale

3700 Henry Hudson Parkway
Bronx, NY 10463
Contacts: Tsuri Gadasi (860) 234-3065

Rabbi Dov Lerea

Sephardic Tefillah. We conduct tefilot every Shabbat and on all holidays. While the main nosah of tefilot is Yerushalmi, our social matrix includes almost each and every Eda. Our congregants, adults and kids alike, are encouraged to take an active part in Tefila-leading and Torah-reading. We invite you to join our tefilot and community.

Congregation Shaarei Shalom

5919 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 796-0305

Steven D. Burton, Founding Rabbi
Ronald J. Broden, Cantor
Sharron G. Halpern, President

Reform Jewish house of worship. Inclusive and welcoming, offering contemporary and participatory weekly Shabbat services at 7:30pm and 10:00am and all Festival, High Holy Day, and holiday services. Varied adult education programs and learning opportunities, FREE Religious School for grades K-12 for member children, active Social Action and Special Events Committees. Join the Experience!

Congregation Tehillah and the Tehillah High School

Meets at:
The Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 884-4839
Mail contact:
P.O. Box 109
Riverdale, NY 10463

Linda Shriner-Cahn, Rabbi

Pluralistic. Progressive Hebrew school, family (tot Shabbat) services, new Jewish music initiative, post-B'Nai mitzvah service learning, social action, and adult learning opportunities.

Congregation Torah V'Chesed Nanash

629 West 239 Street
Bronx, NY 10463
(718) 543-5618

Rabbi Abraham Lisauer

Orthodox. Daily Services, Daf Yomi Class, Children, Teen and Family Learning Opportunities.

Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel

475 West 250 Street
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 543-8400

Barry Dov Katz, Rabbi
Elizabeth Stevens, Cantor
Eric Nussbaum, Executive Director
Mason Voit, Director of Education and Family Life

Conservative. Havurah, Shabbat/Holiday programs for kids of all ages, teen programs, extensive adult education opportunities, Holocaust Remembrance program, Sisterhood, Men's Club, Religious School, and Social Action Committee.

Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale

5901 Palisade Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 581-1416

Simon Hirschhorn, Rabbi

Traditional orthodox. Daily minyanim at 10:00am and mincha 4:00pm during the week. Shabbat Services at 9:00am, mincha at 1:30pm. Guests are always welcome.

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale − The Bayit

3700 Henry Hudson Parkway
Bronx, NY 10463
(718) 796-4730

Avi Weiss, Senior Rabbi
Sara Hurwitz, Rabba
Steven Exler, Rabbi
Ari Hart, Assistant Rabbi

Open Orthodox. Alan Wasserman Adult Institute, Women's Tefillah, Learning Services, JYPE: Jewish Youth Encounter Program, Israel Activism, Golden Age, and Special Friends.

Kingsbridge Center of Israel

3115 Corlear Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
(718) 548-1678

David Jonas, Rabbi
Jack Kirk, President
Honey Weiner, Executive Secretary

Orthodox. Friday night dinner, kids' challah baking, Jewish women's circle, and Israel advocacy.

Mishkan Ha'am Westchester-Riverdale Reconstructionist Group

35 Hamilton Avenue
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

David Basior, Rabbi
Harriet Stein, President

Reconstructionist. Hebrew School.

Riverdale Jewish Center

3700 Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
(718) 548-1850

Jonathan Rosenblatt, Rabbi
Cheryl Provorny, Synagogue Administrator

Orthodox. RJC Women, Men's Club, Young Couples Minyan, Adult Education, Youth Program, Teen Program, Teen Minyan. Sponsors athletic programs, basketball league, and Kosher Little League.

Riverdale Temple

4545 Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 548-3800

Judith S. Lewis, Rabbi
Inbal Sharett Singer, Cantorial Intern
Dr. Rachel L. Radna, President
Joanna Lora, Executive Director

Liberal. Women of Reform Judaism, Men's Club, Youth Group, Religious/Hebrew School, Nursery School, UPK Program, and Summer Day Camp.

Van Cortlandt Jewish Center

3880 Sedgwick Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
(718) 884-6105

David Borenstein, Rabbi
Robert Gillman, President
Roberta Seidner, Office Manager

Orthodox. Sisterhood, Adult Social Club, Adult Education Program, Senior Citizen Program, and JASA Senior Center.

Young Israel of Riverdale

4502 Henry Hudson Parkway
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 796-8208

Mordechai Willig, Rabbi
Dr. Aryeh Rosenbaum, President

Orthodox. Intensive Learning Program for Men and Women, Women's Affiliate Group, and Extensive Youth Program.

Young Israel Ohab-Zedek
(formerly Young Israel of North Riverdale/Yonkers)

6015 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 548-0105

Shmuel Hain, Rabbi
David Winter, President

Orthodox. Children's Programs, and Adult Education.

Day Schools

Kinneret Day School

2600 Netherland Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
(718) 548-0900

Asher Abramowitz, Principal

Jewish Day School, Nursery–8th Grade

SAR* Academy
(*Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy)

655 West 254 Street
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 548-1717

Rabbi Binyamin Kraus, Principal
Debra May, Executive Director

Orthodox Yeshiva, 1st–8th Grade

High Schools

SAR* High School
(*Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy)

5900 Netherland Avenue
Riverdale, NY 10471
(718) 548-2727

Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, Principal

Orthodox Yeshiva High School

Yeshiva of Telshe Alumni

4904 Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 601-3523

Avrohom Ausband, Rabbi/Rosh Yeshiva
Avi Frank, Principal

High School and Beis Midrash (post-high school) with stress on Talmudic law and ethics.

Yeshivas Ohavei Torah of Riverdale

450 West 250 Street
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 432-2600

Rabbi Chaim Pechter, Menahel
Rabbi Avrumi Portowicz, General Studies Principal

Boys High School

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