Van Cortlandt Jewish Center — VCJC

Van Cortlandt Jewish Center — VCJC

We are a modern Orthodox synagogue in the Van Cortlandt Village section of the Bronx.  The neighborhood was formerly called Kingsbridge Heights.

Please look around, see what our neighborhood and congregation have to offer, come visit us, come join us, come live in our neighborhood!

We update our content regularly, including our daily schedules, available on our Events & Schedules page.

Membership and High Holiday Tickets – 2017

It’s time to renew/get your membership and tickets for High Holiday services.

As of August 16, High Holiday ticket prices are $125 for adults and membership dues are $225.

You may pay by filling in and mailing back the form that was mailed to you.  If you have misplaced the form, you can download it here.  The linked form can be printed and filled in.  If you prefer to use PayPal, please use the buttons below to select the options you need.  During the PayPal transaction, you should be presented with a text box to confirm your name(s); whether the men’s/women’s tickets are renewals, or new, or renewals, but with a desire to change location.  Please fill that in.  If the box is missing or you have trouble with it, the page after completing the PayPal transaction will offer a second link to download the form offered above.  You can download, print, and mail it.

You will be able to specify how many memberships and each type of ticket you need after you add them to the cart.
You will be taken to PayPal to complete the payment.  We will not have your financial information.  You do not need a PayPal account to pay this way, you can use a debit or credit card.

NOTE: We are providing the ability to pay for membership and tickets online using PayPal as a convenience to you.  It costs us money to do this.  You will see a second set of purchase options that include a small amount to offset this cost.  IT IS COMPLETELY OPTIONAL  for you to use these instead, but it would be appreciated if you do.

Get your Membership and High Holiday Tickets using PayPal below.

If you are becoming a member for the first time, please print the membership application and mail it in.  If your membership application is rejected for any reason, we will fully refund your payments. Thanks.

Please note that “Add to Cart” will cause the page to refresh and put you back at the top.  Just scroll down to see the Shopping Cart. 

Membership at $225 per person

High Holiday Tickets
Men@$125 per seat

Women@$125 per seat

Here are the optional purchases with a small addition to cover our costs for using PayPalMembership at $232 per person

High Holiday Tickets
Men@$129 per seat

Women@$129 per seat


Inspired by his own heritage and dedicated to the Holocaust survivors he met on his journeys, Michael Weinstein gives readers a tour of 180 beautiful synagogues throughout the boroughs of New York City. For two years, Michael's desire to learn as much as he could moved him to visit synagogues in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. This coffee table book's 613 photos represent each of the mitzvot, or commandments, of Judaism in the Torah. Michael shares the dates that these stunning synagogues were founded as well as their names, including their English translations. Enjoy the journey this photo book will take you on through some of New York City's most historic and lovely synagogues.


The following Bronx Synagogues are featured in this great coffee table book:


  • Albert Einstein Synagogue Congregation Birkat Shmuel

  • Kingsbridge Center of Israel

  • Van Cortlandt Jewish Center

  • Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale

  • Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center


The Van Cortlandt Jewish Center is selling this book for $36 (list price $39.95). If we sell 20 books the author will let us keep a % of the money collected.