Congregation B’nai Jeshurun purchased the building at 270 West 89th Street from the Abraham Joshua Heschel School for $20 million, according to documents that hit public records today. The trade symbolizes growth for two Jewish institutions on the Upper West Side. B’nai Jeshurun had rented space in the building from Heschel for its Hebrew School since 1984, when B’nai Jeshurun sold the building to Heschel. According to a spokesperson for the synagogue, the congregation was in “financial straits” and needed the funds to support its daily operation at the time. The congregation moved its prayer services to two nearby buildings on 86th and 88th streets, kept its Hebrew School on 89th Street and moved its offices to Midtown as it sought financial stability. … [more]
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Last week, the Abraham Joshua Heschel School filed with the city the sale of its1 6,481-square-foot middle school property at 314 West 91st Street, between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive, to the Ideal School of Manhattan for $11.75 million.
The Jewish day school currently occupies three buildings in the area including 270 West 89th Street, 314 West 91st Street and 20 West End Avenue. They are currently building an additional property at 30 West End Avenue to house the middle school. The Ideal School will allow them to lease their current property till the construction at West End Avenue is complete, a spokesperson for the school said. … [more]