Mount Sinai Jewish Center

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Coordinates: 40°51′16.15″N 73°56′2.76″W / 40.8544861°N 73.9341000°W / 40.8544861; -73.9341000

Mount Sinai in the Spring

The Mount Sinai Jewish Center (MSJC) is an Orthodox Jewish Ashkenazi congregation in the Washington Heights / Hudson Heights neighborhood, in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

The building's main entrance is at 135 Bennett Avenue at the corner of W. 187th Street, and it spans the entire block to Broadway.


The congregation is the successor to many shuls that have merged over the past 102 years. Its official title is Mount Sinai Anshe Emeth, Emez Wozedek Jewish Center of Washington Heights & Beth Hillel & Beth Israel.[1]

Since 2000, Mount Sinai has seen a massive resurgence due to the influx of many young, religious Jews moving to the neighborhood.

Currently Rabbi Ezra Schwartz serves as the rabbi.


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