40 East 35th Street
New York NY 10016
Short ProfileReform temple with a cozy, informal, family atmosphere
ProfileThe Metropolitan Synagogue was established in 1959. They are a reform temple with a cozy, informal, family atmosphere. They are an egalitarian community. They welcome all families, children, individuals, and couples to their services! They are a hamish and friendly extended family.
For over fifty years, they have used music as a powerful vessel through which one can pray and bring together a community, while keeping the richness of the Jewish culture and religion alive.
They celebrate their cultural diversity and heritage as expressed through performance, the written word, and inspirational educational programming.
They are an egalitarian community. They welcome all families, children, individuals, and couples to their services! They are a hamish and friendly extended family.
Please drop by for one of their Shabbat services. Their Shabbat services are held Friday evenings at 6pm. Check their website for exact dates and times.
Spiritual leader: Rabbi Joshua Plaut, Ph.D.
Cantor: Nancy Bach
Hebrew Home Study and Adult Learning programs
Hebrew Home Study allows students to prepare for their Bar/Bat Mitzvah in the comfort of their own home. The program’s curriculum is specialized, dynamic and tailored to the educational and spiritual needs of each student. One-on-one or small groups. For 7-13 year olds.
Adult Study: Discuss a range of Jewish topics for one hour, two times a month in a congregant’s home.
Adult Study and B’nei Mitzvah Class: The Metropolitan Synagogue can’t quite turn you into a thirteen-year-old again, but they can prepare you for the Bar/Bat mitzvah experience! Visit their website for topics and tentative schedule. For three people or more.
Custom Crafted Executive Study In Your Office: Jewish Torah / text study sessions catering to your interests--in your office for one hour, one-on-one sessions. Visit their website for suggested topics.
Shabbat Experience For 3-6 Year Olds: one Friday a month at 6pm.
Shabbat Dinner Club for Unaffiliated Young Singles and Young Families that will meet monthly in people’s homes and in restaurants, all this in the spirit of bringing Judaism directly to you.
28 East 35th Street
New York, NY 10016
If you would like to speak with Rabbi Plaut or someone in the synagogue office, please call 212-679-8580.