After evaluating the spread of COVID-19 in our area, the 14th Street Y will be closed until further notice. Our dedicated staff is hard at work creating a virtual 14Y to keep you connected to us and to each other–a collaborative effort across all of Educational Alliance. Click here for more information.


Shabbat (Saturday) Afternoons at the 14th Street Y

Ready to rethink how you spend those chilly winter weekends?

PAUSE/PLAY invites you to hit the pause button in your busy lives and experience all that the our downtown community has to offer. We welcome everyone in our community to join us for a day of relaxation and renewal. From family yoga and storytime to whiskey tastings and dance classes, these events feature activities for the whole family.

Open to all in our diverse downtown Community.

Upcoming PAUSE/PLAY Dates:

  • Saturday, December 7

PAUSE/PLAY is generously funded by the UJA Federation of New York, the Covenant Foundation, and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. 

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 PM6:00 PM


The 14th Street Y invites you to PAUSE/PLAY: LABA Lights, a festive community Hanukkah celebration with the 14Y LABA Artist Fellows. We invite you to hit the pause button in…

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About Downtown Jewish Life

Downtown Jewish Life is a network of downtown Jewish organizations and individuals hosted by the 14th Street Y. The goal of Downtown Jewish Life is to strengthen the fabric of Jewish life in lower Manhattan. Downtown Jewish Life welcomes people of every background, identity, age, family configuration, and religious affiliation (or none) who are interested in finding meaning, values, and community inspired by Jewish sensibilities. UJA-Federation of New York,  Covenant Foundation, and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation are proud to partner with Downtown Jewish Life.