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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 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).

Yom Kippur Schedule

Kol Nidre - 6:15pm
Candle Lighting - 6:15pm

Shacharit - 8:30am
Yizkor - not before 11am
Mincha - 4:25pm
Neilah - est start 5:35pm
Fast Ends - 7:14pm


We are now at capacity. Please email Jordana at to be added to the waitlist.

Click here for more information.

This Week at Darkhei Noam


Kabbalat Shabbat - Soldiers and Sailors Monument


Candle Lighting: 6:22pm



Shabbat Davening - 150 West 85 Street (MCS)

  • Kiddush this week is sponsored by Dana Ostrow and Seth Theriault in honor of the third yahrzeit of Dana's father, Melvin Ostrow, z"l.
  • This week's dvar Torah will be given by Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller.

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 both inside and outside options for Tot Tefillah.... [click here for more information]


Teen Parsha Club (MCS library)


Kids' Tefillah Group (MCS)

Kids 7 and up are invited to join DN member Deena Nerwen on the third floor of MCS for spirited tefillah.


Havdalah: 7:20p



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



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

  • With great joy and gratitude we wish a hearty mazal tov to Rachel Sietz and Sarah Weiss on the birth of their son! If you want to participate in their meal train, arranged by their friends, please use this link to sign up:
  • DN regrets to announce the passing of Michael Wachter, z"l, father of Jonathan Wachter (and Sarah Lieber). The family will be sitting shiva in PA. Anyone wishing to participate in or contribute to Shiva meals, please contact Stacey Goldman of Lower Merion Synagogue: or 610-331-4924.

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 (at the 2021-22 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.

Thu, October 6 2022 11 Tishrei 5783