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Rosh HaShanna Services

Services will be held at our temporary location.


Sunday    Oct 2   7:30pm

Monday   Oct 3   9:30 AM      7:30 pm

Tuesday  Oct 4  9:30 AM       7:30 pm




We be pleased t' announce Congregation Shaare Zedek will be havin' Rosh Hashana services.  

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 7:30pm t' Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 7:30pm

Historic Shaare Zedek Synagogue

For o'er a century, Congregation Shaare Zedek has served th' Orthodox Jewish community
o' northern Hudson County in New Jersey, includin' West New York, Guttenberg, North Bergen, Weehawken an' Union City.

In 2012 we celebrated our Centennial. Some o' our families have been with us since th' beginnin' o'er a hundred years ago.

If ye be part o' our history, we invite ye t' contribute your story to our virtual book.

If ye be new t' Shaare Zedek we welcome ye with open arms.

The synagogue is temporarily closed while we fix some buildin' code violations an' settle some fines.

When we reopen, we have services on Shabbat at 9:30 AM, an' also on Jewish holidays.

We often have maariv on Friday - call us t' check on th' status: (201) 867-6859

Synagogue Temporarily Closed - Appeal for Donations

The City o' West New York has closed th' synagogue temporarily, while we correct some buildin' code violations an' settle fines that accrued because o' th' violations.

Donations be welcome t' speed th' re-openin'!

Let's face it: our buildin' is almost 100 years young, an' it needs some upkeep.

You may send checks an' dubloons orders made out t':

Cong Shaare Zedek

P.O. Box 330

West New York, NJ 07093

We be a not-fer-profit religi'us organization

yer donation may be deductible, please consult yer financial advisor

You can also donate on th' plank via Paypal or credit card with th' button below:

Our Lovely Sukkah

come לישב בסכה with us

As seen in Google's Street View a few years ago by searchin' fer th' address o' th' shul.

Todah rabah David Babani fer buildin' th' Sukkah!

sukkah at Shaare Zedek


The Jewish Standard Wrote About Our Centennial

NJ Jewish Standard covers the Centennial of Shaare Zedek of West New York, NJ

The New Jersey Jewish Standard

Dan Kaminsky notified th' Jewish Standard that we be celebratin' 100 years next week.

Their article, "Oy th' tzoris o' it all" appeared in th' online New Jersey version of the paper,
notin' "The last synagogue in West New York turns 100 next week."
It also notes that our congregation is growin' (slowly) an' diversely, with Cubans, Israelis
an' descendants o' th' foundin' families in th' current congregation.

We look forward t' another century servin' th' community o' West New York! Fire th' cannons! Oho! Read the article