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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 Shabbat at Darkhei Noam


Candle Lighting: 5:22pm

Kabbalat Shabbat: 5:20pm


Shacharit: 9:15am 

  • Kiddush this week is not yet sponsored.
  • Kiddush for a number of weeks in the next few months is not yet sponsored. Please help us continue to provide the kiddushes that are so important to the Darkhei community. Information about kiddush sponsorships can be found here.  Donations of any size designated for kiddush are much appreciated.
  • The dvar Torah this week will be given by Malki Strasberg.

We have a misheberach list for those who cannot be in shul 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: 11am

Kids' Tefillah Group: 11am

Teen Parsha Club: 11am

Havdalah: 6:23pm


Weekly Classes

Mishna with Yuri Simon - Wednesdays at 8pm
To join:

Teachings of Wonder, Wisdom, and Values with Joe Septimus - Thursdays at 8pm
We will explore selected teachings from Torah, Talmud, Midrash, and various other sources. The texts are rich in literary style, their willingness to confront the strengths and weaknesses of human nature, and their exploration of godliness and universal realities. Our texts and discussion will enhance and deepen our appreciation of life’s wisdom and Jewish values. To join:

Community Annoucements

Darkhei Noam regrets to announce the passing of Allen Mevorah, z"l, beloved and devoted brother to DN members Erwin (and Shari) Mevorah, and uncle to Harris (Dalia Gatoff), Haylee, and DJ. The funeral will be held on Friday, February 9th at 11 am at Bernheim-Apter Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel (68 Old Short Hills Rd, Livingston, NJ). Livestream of the funeral at
Shiva will be observed in Orange NJ (email Jordana at for the address at the following times:
Saturday immediately after Maariv and Sunday - Wednesday immediately after Shacharit until 4 pm and from 5 to 9 pm.
Davening Times: 
Saturday night- Maariv at 6:45 pm
Sunday: Shacharit at 8:15 am
Monday - Thursday: Shacharit at 7:15 am
Sunday - Wednesday: Mincha/Maariv at 5 pm

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

5784 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.

Sun, February 25 2024 16 Adar I 5784