West Side Mikvah

The West Side Mikvah is located on
236 West 74th Street, 
New York, NY 10023
 
Phone: 212-579-2011 
Email: Contact@westsidemikvah.org
Website: http://www.westsidemikvah.org

Manhattan Eruv

For the latest information about the Manhattan Eruv, please call our Eruv hotline at(212) 874-6100, press option 3.  The Eruv hotline is generally updated every Erev Shabbat around 12:30pm. 

For more information on the Manhattan Eruv, click here.

Upper West Side Hatzalah

The Upper West Side Community Hatzalah volunteer ambulance core

212-230-1000 or 718-387-1750

http://www.westsidehatzoloh.org/

Kashrut

WSSS is pleased to provide the following resources to help you find the latest information on kashrut. 

Please note that the links below will take you to sites maintained by parties outside of WSSS. WSSS is not responsible for the content posted on those sites.

If you have any additional suggestions for links or documents on this page, please send your suggestions to Rabbi Bendavid for review.

To view a copy of the most recently Kosher restaurants please check out this list of Manhattan Kosher Establishments (Courtesy of Congregation Ohab Zedek). 

To view a list of kosher symbols, please click here.

Please Note: Not all kosher certifications (hechsherim) are globally accepted; please consult with your local rabbi with any questions or concerns about any specific certification.

Kosher food at Fairway

  • All Freshly Baked Baguettes, Bagels, Rolls, Pre-Packaged Cupcakes and Pies will still be certified Kosher by KOF-K and Rabbi Avrohom Marmorstein
  • Fairway's Private Label Line of cakes and pastries offered in the Fairway Bakery case will no longer be certified Kosher 
  • Fairway will continue to carry a wide variety of packaged Kosher cakes and pastries, both pareve and dairy from quality bakeries such as Lilly's, Oberlander, and Kaff. Additionally, the Special Occasion cakes available from Fairway's Catering Department are also certified Kosher by KOF-K and Rabbi Avrohom Marmorstein.

To view commonly requested kosher lists, including Kosher liquor, beverages, and dried fruits, please click here.

West Side Judaica

Retailer featuring Jewish-focused books & religious gifts & items, such as menorahs & mezuzahs.
 
Address: 2412 Broadway, New York, NY 10024
Phone:(212) 362-7846

The Upper West Side Gemach

The Upper West Side Gemach  is open to all!  Visits are by appointment only. All are welcome to schedule a confidential and private appointment with the Gemach. The Gemach will be open one Sunday and one weekday a month. Please check The Jewish Center website to see when it will be open next. Visitors will have complete privacy while shopping. We suggest that people give a donation - toward tzedakah - for items purchased while shopping.

Privacy:

This initiative is volunteer-driven - by both teens and adults. The anonymous email address is answered by dedicated volunteers all of whom respect the privacy of those emailing. All correspondences, calls and visits are entirely confidential.

The Gemach space is be overseen by dedicated volunteers, most of who are in high school, and are interested in assisting and respecting the privacy of those who come to visit.

Volunteers greet guests and escort them to the shopping area to ensure that they have complete privacy. Guests will be able to shop alone, since volunteers will be waiting in a separate room. If it is a busy day, and there are many appointments, they will arrange it so that guests are able to enter and exit privately. 

The Closet is Stocked with:  
Clothes for Shabbat and Yom Tov (for men and women)
Coats for men & women
Business attire for men & women
Casual attire for men & women
Men's & Women's shoes
Baby clothes
Children's clothes

For more information and to book an appointment please email  uwsgemach@jewishcenter.org or call 212-724-2700 x110

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