The Jewish Community Project

 The Jewish Community Project (JCP) of Lower Manhattan is a vibrant center for Jewish life. JCP Downtown has so much to offer—Shabbat and holiday celebrations, life cycle events, Jewish education for all ages, and community gatherings. Nestled in Tribeca and serving families and individuals from across New York City and beyond, JCP has built a new model of Jewish belonging. Discover our warm and thriving community!

Upcoming Events

Join the JCP community for Hanukkah!

Candle Lighting at Friday Evening Shabbat Service – Friday, December 8, 6:00pm

Hanukkah Tot Shabbat – Saturday, December 9, 10:00am

Middle School Hanukkah Donut Crawl – Saturday, December 9, 6:30pm

Hanukkah on Ice – Sunday, December 10, 4:30-6:30pm

Home-Hosted Latke Party – Monday, December 11, 6:00-9:00pm

Home-Hosted Talk with Rabbi Galit Cohen-Kedem – Wednesday, December 13, 6:30-8:30pm

Candle Lighting at Tribeca Synagogue – Thursday, December 14, 6:00pm

JCP Calendar

Community Announcements

JCP has compiled a list of organizations to support during this devastating time, along with resources for parents who are looking for guidance on facilitating discussions with their children. Visit our resources here.

Join the JCP community for meaningful discussions led by our rabbis through our Adult Learning opportunities, Women’s Torah Study and Grandparent Reading Group.

Sign up for Babies & Blessings, our fun, musical class for babies and their caregivers, and join us this fall. Register here.

JCPlay, our play-based learning class for children under age 2 and their parent or caregiver, is open for registration! Click here to register for the 2023-2024 school year.

We’re matching JCP teens with parents of current students looking for local babysitters through our JCP Babysitters’ Club! Learn more.

Start scheduling a Bar or Bat Mitzvah for your child through our B’nai Mitzvah Program. If you are interested in scheduling a Bar or Bat Mitzvah for your child, please reach out to Lara.

Join our preschool for the 2024-2025 school year!

Come see our school in-person and get to know our preschool philosophy and curriculum, meet staff and teachers, and visit our classrooms! Our information session is on:

Monday, December 11 – 9:30 AM

Enroll in the Hebrew School Project today!

Reserve your space now in our after-school Jewish education program. Learners in grades Pre-K to 12 meet to explore Judaism in a warm community environment. In our fun-filled classes, learners approach Judaism through art, music, storytelling, and history, and hone their Hebrew skills. At HSP, we build meaningful connections and welcome all at any level of Jewish education!

Become a Member

Our members are vital to our growth and sustainability, and have a voice in shaping this community.

Support JCP Downtown

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on your generous contributions to offer enriching experiences, educational opportunities to all ages, and innovative programming.

Help our Giving Tree grow!

JCP’s Giving Tree supports our preschool, our Hebrew school, and our community with underwriting opportunities for specific events and initiatives. 

JCP Downtown welcomes all who seek a pluralistic experience rooted in the Jewish values of learning, connection, culture, and spirituality. Get in touch with us or learn more about JCP!