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Downtown Minyan Members, men and women, dance with a Torah on the street, in front of the strand bookstore near Union Square

A vibrant  Jewish community in downtown Manhattan

Young people talk at a Downtown Minyan Chanukah Party


The Downtown Minyan is a vibrant, warm, innovative, and growing Jewish community in downtown Manhattan dedicated to cultivating purpose-driven Jewish living for young adults.

About us

Since 2016, we have been providing a Jewish home for young people in downtown Manhattan. Led by Rosh Kehillah (community leader) Mijal Bitton, we aspire to live out our Jewish values in the modern world as a spiritually uplifting, intellectually engaging, outward looking, and radically welcoming community.

Woman learns Torah at a Downtown Minyan event
Three people chat over food at a Downtown Minyan evening rooftop event

Join us

Become a member to be a builder of this community and participate in the variety of prayer services, Jewish learning programs, social events, and volunteering initiatives that we offer. Whether you attend services or programs regularly, occasionally, or just for special occasions, there is a membership option that is right for you. 

Support us

You can be part of the story. Help bring the joy of Jewish tradition to young people seeking a spiritual home in New York City.

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