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Getting to Congregation Agudath israel


From New York City

George Washington Bridge: Take I-95 to I-80 to Exit 52 (Fairfield—Lincoln Park—The Caldwells). At Exit 52, loop around to the right and then turn right on Two Bridges Rd. (In a short distance Two Bridges Rd becomes Passaic Ave.) Travel 11 traffic lights (about 3.4 miles) to Bloomfield Ave. (The intersection of Passaic Ave and Bloomfield Ave has 2 Shell gas stations on opposite corners and 2 banks on the other opposite corners.) Turn left on Bloomfield Ave. (There is a left turn lane on Passaic Ave.) Travel 3 traffic lights. Immediately after the 3rd traffic light there is gas station on the right. Make a sharp right turn around the gas station on Academy Rd. Then, make an immediate left turn on Elizabeth St. Congregation Agudath Israel is on the right. The entrance to the parking lot is just past the building.

Lincoln Tunnel: Exit the Lincoln Tunnel on 495. After about 2 miles, stay to the right and then exit on Route 3 West. After about 12 miles Route 3 West ends and merges into Route 46 West. In several miles on Route 46 there is a major "Y." Stay to the left to take the left branch of the "Y" to remain on Route 46 West. In about 2 miles there is an exit on the right marked "The Caldwells/Passaic Avenue." At the end of the ramp turn left on Passaic Ave and follow the directions above (except from this point there will be 9 traffic lights).

Holland Tunnel: Take US 1-9 on the left. Travel will be along a covered roadway (not a tunnel but, a covered roadway). Upon exiting from the covered roadway there are 2 exits in quick succession only yards apart. Take the 2nd exit marked "To I-280." Travel several miles observing "To I-280" signs. There is a large US Post Office facility on the left. In about a half mile exit to I-280. Take I-280 to Exit 5-B - The Caldwells. At the end of the road turn right on Eagle Rock Ave. In 1 block at the traffic light turn left on Roseland Ave. At the end of Roseland Ave turn left on Bloomfield Ave. Drive through 2 traffic lights. After 2 additional blocks there is a gas station on the left. Turn left immediately before the gas station. (There is a left turn lane.) Immediately turn right on Academy Rd. Then turn left on Elizabeth St. Congregation Agudath Israel will be on the right. The entrance to the parking lot is on Elizabeth St just past the synagogue building.


From New Jersey

Northern New Jersey: Drive south on New Jersey Turnpike or Garden State Parkway to I-80 and then follow instructions from George Washington Bridge above.

Southern New Jersey: Drive north on New Jersey Turnpike or Garden State Parkway to I-280 and then follow instructions from Holland Tunnel above.


Parking at CAI 

The entrance to our parking lot is on Elizabeth St. The exit road is one way only, and curves around our school playground to Academy Rd. Please follow the signs and drive slowly. If the parking lot is full, you may park in designated spaces on Bloomfield Ave. or the surrounding residential streets. Please obey "No Parking" signs. Be careful not to block the driveways of our neighbors. There is also parking at Grover Cleveland Middle School at the western end of Academy Rd. Please DO NOT PARK in the commercial lots across from our synagogue. Thank you!

July 14,2024 /  8 Tammuz 5784