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Community Resources 


Everything you need to know about Washington Heights is right here in our Welcome Packet

For more information on the Mount Sinai community and what we do check out our Community Brochure

Apartment resources - contacts for several popular building managers can be found here and here

If you're looking for more information or you just moved in contact

More (See below):

·       See our eruv borders

·       Job and Resume Resources

·       Find mikvah locations

·       UWS Clothing Gemach


·       Seniors

·       Local JCC Resources

·       Safety and Security at MSJC

·       Kosher Restaurants in Manhattan

·       Halachic resources and texts

·       Series on Mental Health and Resources


Manhattan Kosher Restaurants

Review the list of Manhattan's kosher restaurants, prepared by Cong. Ohab Zedek.

Jewish Community Council of Washington Heights

The JCC, located at 121 Bennett Avenue, Suite 11A,  is open to everyone and provides vital community services. Contact their offices to get help or volunteer.

- Food Pantry

- Social and financial counseling

- Holocaust survivor assistance

- Immigrant services

- Neighborhood safety and security

Moriah Senior Center

Moriah Senior Center, located at 90 Bennett Avenue, hosts a wide array of entertainment, educational, health and social programming.

They serve a hearty low-cost lunch daily. 

See their calendar for more information on the latest events. 

Contact Moriah: (212) 923-5715

Free Resume Evaluations


Do you have trouble getting interviews? Lion Cub Job Search is offering free resume evaluations! Call (845) 480-2823 or email at

Safety & Security


It is important to be aware of our surroundings. Just as the MTA encourages its riders, we agree - if you see something, say something.


If there is ever an emergency in the shul, the first call should always be to 911 and Hatzolah (212) 230-1000. In the event that you see something or someone suspicious, and are unsure if there is an issue, alert one of the board members, security committee members (led by Sam Benson, Gilad Diamond, and Ari Rieser), or one of the gabbaim and they will make sure that someone looks into the situation. We hope that this, in addition to our cooperation with the local police department, will help ensure the safety and security of our shul and its members.



An Automated External Defribrillator (AED) can be found at the bottom of the steps in the lobby.


A First Aid Kit is located in the kitchen on the main level, at the bottom of the first stairs landing, by the front entrance, in the gym, and in the downstairs office.

Mental Health Resources - Tackling Taboos

As part of our ongoing series on "Smashing Silence and Tackling Taboos", hosted by the Family Life Committee,and Education Committee we have held several events geared toward discussing mental health issues and identifying resources for individuals who need help. We hope to raise awareness of and destigmatize these topics. We hope these resources can be of value to people who are seeking help, and to friends and families who support others whom they care about:

Visit the "Smashing Silence Tackling Taboos" resource site.

January 8, 2015 - Depression and Suicide Prevention

Audio Playback, Handouts 

April 29, 2015 - Anxiety and OCD

Audio Playback, Handouts

December 18, 2015 - Confronting Infertility

Social Worker Availability

In partnership with the Washington Heights Y and through the support of the UJA, a licensed social worker is available as a resource for our community. In association with the "Partners in Caring" initiative you can schedule a one-on-one meeting. To reach out call 212-259-6200 ext. 251

January, 24th, 2020 - Life After Divorce



Identifying and Responding to Child Abuse


 Dr. Victor Vieth, Director of the National Child Protection Training Center, presented at MSJC on how to identify, prevent, and respond to child abuse.  His presentation slides are available for your review.

To determine the appropriate agency to call for filing a report of suspected or known child abuse, search the Child Welfare Information Gateway. If there is insufficient information to form a reasonable suspicion, but you are still concerned, the ChildHelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline (800-422-4453) provides guidance to anonymous callers who are considering filing a report.


National Child Protection Training Center


National Child Protection Training Center

Tue, April 16 2024 8 Nisan 5784