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Pelham Parkway Jewish Community Organizations


The Albert Einstein Synagogue

The Albert Einstein Synagogue, Kehillat Birkat Shmuel, supported by the Yeshiva University Women's Organization, provides services, classes, and other programs to Jewish students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


Chabad of the Medical Community

Under the leadership of Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum and Rebbetzin Tamar Teitelbaum, Chabad of the Medical Community provides support to students at Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva Universiy's Ferkauf School of Psychology, Fordham University, and Mercy College.  Vist them at

Bronx Jewish Center

Rabbi Saadia and Nechama Pewzner run the Bronx Jewish Center providing educational, social, and recreational programming for families, seniors and businessmen.  The host Gan Atid Preschool, the only Jewish preschool in the North Bronx.

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Congregation Sons of Israel

Located in the Northern part of Pelham Parkway at 2521 Cruger Avenue, Sons of Israel moved to the neighborhood in 1974 after a tragic fire destroyed their previous location in Tremont.  Rabbi Moshe Fuchs has served as the shul's rabbi since 1982, after the passing of his father, Rabbi Yekusiel Fuchs, z"l, the shul's previous rabbi.

The Cruger Avenue Shul

Located just North of Pelham Parkway at 2222 Cruger Avenue, under the leadership of Rabbi Aaron Ravitz, the Cruger Avenue Shul meets Friday night, Shabbos day, and Shabbos afternoon.

Bronx House

The Bronx House offers educational, health, recreational and cultural programs.

Guided by Jewish communal values and traditions, Bronx House welcomes all people to engage in opportunities to lead a better life.

The Bronx House serves a kosher lunch on Monday through Friday at noon, which is free for people over age 60.  They ask for a $1.50 donation.

For more information, visit

Bronx Jewish Community Council

The Bronx Jewish Community Council provides assistance to low-income individuals in the Bronx, particularly those of older adults who want to age in place rather than move to an institutionalized setting. Agency services range from intensive case management, mental health outreach, connection to federal, state and city benefits and entitlements, and referral to free legal services.

To learn more, visit

Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway

The Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway enriches Jewish life in the neighborhood by directly sponsoring community programs, and financial supporting people in need. Their Holland Avenue site is home to one of the largest food pantries in the Bronx, with 1,200 individuals frequenting the pantry each month.

The learn more, visit them on Facebook, or download the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway brochure.

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