• building self.

    Values. Character. Ethics. Spirituality. Hope. Joy.

    Building a better world begins with building a better you.

  • building community.

    Connection. Support. Engagement. Elevation.

    Be built by better quality life through sharing the work and joy together. 

  • together.

    All personal and religious orientations are welcome to participate in our movement to build more meaningful lives inspired and guided by Conservative Judaism. 

    Congregation Habonim welcomes you home.

  • in the community.

    Congregation Habonim at the Upper West Side Street Fair, June 2015.  

    Congregation Habonim welcomes you.

  • nursery school.

    Cantor Halev, Nursery School Director Tina Lobel and Rabbi Katzan lead the Habonim Nursery School in a spirited Rock Shabbat each Friday morning throughout the school year.  

    Congregation Habonim welcomes you.

News & Upcoming Events

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Nursery School Admissions 2015-2016

Welcome from Rabbi Joshua Katzan

Rabbi Joshua Katzan

The heart and soul of any Jewish community is the synagogue.  But not every heart and soul is necessarily the same as any other, so finding the right synagogue community is so important to discovering where our “heart and soul” will feel at “home.”  Allow me to tell you a little about our home.

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Welcome from President Neil Goldstein

Elaine Witkoff

On behalf of Congregation Habonim I am pleased to extend a hearty greeting.  Our mission and goal is to provide a Jewish spiritual home for members and our community and to provide an environment in which we can learn and grow and share important life-cycle events, knowing that we are joined and supported by a caring community in a warm and welcoming environment.


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Meet Our Team

Cantor Bruce Halev





Fran Pearlman

Fran Pearlman, Director of Lifelong Learning




Sarahann GoldsteinSarahann Goldstein, Assistant Director of Education and Youth and Family Programming




Tina LobelTina Lobel, Nursery School Director





Ann Obsatz, Associate Nursery School Director




Recommended Video from Rabbi Katzan:

Israel Ambassador Ron Prosor's Address to the UN

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