• 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 is actively involved in activities throughout the Upper West Side.  

    Congregation Habonim welcomes you.

  • religious school.

    The Anne Hahn Religious School is...

    • Steeped in Jewish values, traditions and rituals

    • Interactive and engaging

    • Meaningful and substantive

    • Challenging, dynamic and diverse

    • An active dialogue between staff and participants

    • Nurturing, warm and playful

  • 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.

  • upfront and personal Torah study.

    Under the guidance of our clergy and our highly qualified instructors, the Religious School students take a look at the Parsha of the week.

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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Read Rabbi Katzan's Sermons here.

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

 

 

 

 

Tina Lobel

Tina Lobel, Nursery School Director

 

 

 

 

Ann Obsatz, Associate Nursery School Director

 

 

 


 

Community Dinner

Family Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner. ALL INVITED.  $18 per person, $54 maximum for families of 3 or more. Register here.

There will be children's programming upstairs after the meal, during adult socializing time downstairs. Contact Fran Pearlman for information. 

Sisterhood Book Club (all invited)

Sisterhood Book Club (all invited)

Pirkei Avot Study Session with Rabbi Katzan

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