Sign In Forgot Password

                        About Darkhei Noam

DARKHEI NOAM is a lay-led partnership minyan and halachic Jewish community on the Upper West Side of Manhattan that meets for Shabbat and Holiday services.

We meet for outdoors (weather permitting) for Kabbalat Shabbat and at 150 West 85th Street (MCS), between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, for Shabbat morning services.

Click here for information on our Covid protocols (updated May 19, 2022).

This Week at Darkhei Noam


Kabbalat Shabbat - Soldiers & Sailors Monument- Riverside Drive at 89th Street (weather permitting)
Can you help make a minyan this holiday weekend? Click here to sign up.


Candle Lighting: 7:59pm



Shabbat Davening - 150 West 85 Street (MCS)

  • Kiddush this week is sponsored by Bruce Goldberger and Esther Sperber in honor of the upcoming wedding of Esther's brother Yehuda Sperber to Serena Hines.

We have a misheberach list for those who cannot be in shul on during Shacharit on Shabbat. If you would like your name or the name of a loved one to be given to the gabbais at Shacharit on Shabbat, please contact Jordana.


Tot Tefillah in the Park & at MCS (weather permitting)
(email for outside location)
There are now both inside and outside options for Tot Tefillah.... [click here for more information]


Kids' Parsha Group - 150 West 85 Street (MCS)
Kids ages 4-12 will gather in the library for a discussion of this weeks Torah portion.... [click here for more information]


Parsha Group for Teens (7th grade and up) - 150 West 85 Street (MCS)

Together we will explore the weekly Torah portion in an easy going, interesting and conversational fashion. In particular, we will look at the questions all young people are thinking about these days.... [click here for more information]. 


Havdalah: 8:47 pm



Mishna Shiur  
8 - 9pm   

Join Darkhei Noam community members and Yuri Simon on Tuesday nights from 8 to 9 pm for a Mishna Shiur.

To join:
Meeting ID: 873 5964 7358      Passcode: 545504


Torah for the Plague
8:30 pm

Join Dan Smokler for an interactive study, learning primary Jewish sources on the weekly Torah Portion to glean a unique meaning for this particularly difficult moment. 

To join:



Teachings of Wonder, Wisdom and Values with Joe Septimus
8 pm

We will explore selected teachings from Torah, Talmud, Midrash, and various other sources... [click here more information]. 

To join:
Meeting ID: 886 3453 4435      Passcode: 221543

Community Annoucements

  • We regret to announce the passing of Vered Cole, sister of DN member Ruth Kastner. The funeral will take place Thursday, May 26 at 11am at the Huntington Jewish Center, 510 Park Avenue, Huntington NY. Shiva information to follow.

We invite you to send us your community announcements to share with the community.

5782 Membership

As a growing minyan, we are solely dependent on membership and other contributions from our community to meet our operating expenses. Darkhei Noam invites you to renew your membership or join as a member for the first time. We welcome everyone to join as members irrespective of financial contributions.  We are deeply appreciative of all support from our community. Please keep in mind that membership dues alone only cover 25% of our budget costs. Therefore, we also ask that those members who have the ability to make an additional contribution please consider doing so.

To join or renew as a member, please click here.

Tue, May 24 2022 23 Iyyar 5782