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

This Week at Darkhei Noam


Candle Lighting: 4:58pm

Kabbalat Shabbat - 150 West 85 Street (MCS): 5:20pm

Oneg Shabbat with Jakir Manela, CEO of Hazon - West 98 Street
Presented by the Climate Action Committee.
RSVP to Jordana at for address.



Shabbat Davening - 150 West 85 Street (MCS): 9:15am 

  • Kiddush this week is sponsored by the Climate Action Committee
  • This week's dvar Torah will be given by Jakir Manela, CEO of Hazon.

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 (weather permitting) & at MCS: 10:30am 
(email for outside location)

Kids' Tefillah Group - 7 and up (MCS): 11am

Teen Parsha Club (MCS library): 11:15am

Havdalah: 5:50p



Mishna Shiur with Yuri Simon: 8 - 9pm   
To join:
Meeting ID: 873 5964 7358      Passcode: 545504



Teachings of Wonder, Wisdom and Values with Joe Septimus: 8 pm
To join:
Meeting ID: 886 3453 4435      Passcode: 221543

Community Annoucements

  • We regret to announce the passing of Carol Sachs, wife of Charles Sachs, mother of DN member Janet Sachs. Graveside services on Friday, January 20th at 11am at Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge, NJ. Shiva will be observed in Bayonne, NJ (email Jordana at for address). Fri, Jan 20 until 3pm; Motzei Shabbat, Jan 21, 7-9pm; and Sun-Wed, Jan 22-25, 2-5pm and 7-9pm. If you would like to provide a meal for the family, please click here.

  • Mazal tov to Sharon Samet and Yaakov Stern on the birth of a granddaughter, Edna Rose, to their children Lora Rosenblum and Elias Stern. 

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

5783 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 (at the 2022-23 rate). 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, January 31 2023 9 Shevat 5783