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Jersey City, NJ

About This Community

Conveniently located just across the Hudson River from New York City, which is also accessible via the PATH train and NJTransit bus to several Manhattan locations, Jersey City puts all the Orthodox infrastructure of the greater NYC area at your fingertips.

Top-notch school systems (JEC, Kushner, Frisch, Yeshiva Gedola of Passaic, etc.) are located in the immediately surrounding communities of Bayonne, Elizabeth, Englewood, Manhattan, Newark, Passaic-Clifton, Paramus and Teaneck, as are kollelim. A quality Jewish preschool is available for the kids right next door in Hoboken. Mikvaot, bookstores, modest clothing stores as well as some of the world’s best kosher supermarkets and restaurants are within a half-hour drive.

Rents and housing prices currently make Jersey City much more affordable and attractive than Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, or Long Island. Comfortable family accommodations can be leased here at around $2,000 a month. A starter two- to three-bedroom apartment in the fashionable Heights will cost around $600,000. Lush parks with well-equipped playgrounds are integrated into every neighborhood of up-and-coming Jersey City.

Daily minyanim can be found in Jersey City Heights (Shachris), Downtown Jersey City (Mincha/Maariv), Greenville (Shachris/Mincha/Maariv) as well as in Union City (Shachris/Mincha/Maariv).

Whether you want to learn and grow or teach and learn and grow, you have a place among the chevra in Jersey City. Enjoy the satisfaction of having an active role in shaping a warm and supportive Jewish community for yourselves and your children, amidst all the amenities New York City Jewish life has to offer.

INCENTIVES:

·       Five years of free membership at Congregation Mount Sinai of Jersey City [JS1]  Heights.

 


 [JS1]Check about 5-year incentive

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Featured Community Services

Eli Sklar Consulting, Inc

Mortgage Lender

Finance
Brookdale Ct, Highland Park, NJ, 08904
Eli Sklar
516-902-8593

Our Community Amenities

Education
Yeshiva Elementary Day School
Coed Boys Only Girls Only Chabad Day School
Yeshiva High School
Coed Boys Mesifta Girls Only Bais Yaakov Chabad High School
Post High School
Yeshiva Bais Medrash Pre Israel Yeshiva Bais Medrash Post Israel Yeshiva Girls Seminary
Educational Resources
School Programs
Extra Curricular Programs
Sports Leagues NCSY Bnei Akiva Pirchei Bnos
Religious Life
Chessed Organizations
Hatzolah Tomchei Shabbos Bikur Cholim
Kosher Dining
Dairy Restaurants Meat Restaurants
Kosher Food Availability
Kosher Store Kosher food widely available in local supermarket Chalav Yisroel
Mikvah
Shabbos Mikvah within walking distance Mikvah within close driving distance
Minyanim
Daily Minyanim (Shacharis/Mincha/Maariv) Available
Nusach
Ashkenazic Ari
Other Resources
Eruv Vaad Harabonim Yoetzet Halacha
Kollel
Chofetz Chaim Lakewood Ner Yisroel Torah Um Tzion YU Kollel Unaffiliated
Economics
Jobs Assistance Network Mass Transit Available
Taxes
State Income Tax for Highest Bracket 6%+
Retiree Amenities
Senior Housing (55+ / Assisted Living) Retiree Programs Retiree Kollel
Singles Resources
Robust Infrastructure Shadchanim/Shidduch Committee
Fair Participation
2013 Fair 2013
2024 Fair 2024
Congregation Mount Sinai NJ, Jersey City, 128 Sherman Avenue
(201) 222 3445
Bris Avrohomcong. Sons Of Israel NJ, Jersey City, 35 Cottage St
Kehal Yeraim Greenville NJ, Jersey City, 221 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
5518002279
United Synagogue of Greenville, NJ, Jersey City, 125 Martin Luther King Boulevard
(347) 276-5981
Kollel Choshen Mishpat of Passaic-Clifton NJ, Passaic, 129 Main Avenue

Our Community Contacts

Netanel Reed netanel.reed@gmail.com (845) 570-1989
Arthur Goldberg arthuremail@aol.com
Yachad Region
New Jersey NJYachad@ou.org +12014997868
NCSY NY/NJ
nyinfo@ncsy.org 212-613-8289