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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.

Member Survey and Focus Groups

Members are invited to attend (via Zoom) focus groups for young families, young professionals, or empty nesters or a focus group for exploring pastoral care and religious growth. Click here to sign-up. 

This Week at Darkhei Noam


Candle Lighting: 4:13pm

Kabbalat Shabbat - 150 West 85 Street (MCS): 4:35pm



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

  • Kiddush this week is sponsored by Sharon Samet and Yaakov Stern in honor of the yahrzeit of Yaakov's father Irving Stern.
  • Kiddush this week is sponsored by Tova and Jay Warren and Tzachie, Vered and Yael Puder in honor of the 30th Anniversary of Shula's Bat Mitzvah.

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): 10:30am 
(email for outside location)

Teen Parsha Club (MCS library): 11am


Kids' Tefillah Group (MCS): 11am
Kids 7 and up are invited to join DN member Deena Nerwen on the third floor of MCS for spirited tefillah.


Havdalah: 5:13p



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

  • Mazal Tov to Board Member Harris Mevorah on his engagement to Dalia Gatoff. Mazal Tov also to Darkhei Noam members Lisa and Alistair Gatoff, Dalia's parents, and Shari and Erwin Mevorah, Harris's parents.
  • Mazal tov to DN members Sol Zalcgendler and Susan Rosen on the engaement of their daughter Sara to LJ Rader.

  • Mazal tov to Diane Sandoval on the birth of a great-grandson, Nachi, the son of Goldie Burton and Sruly Fishman.

  • DN regrets to announce the passing of Gail Firestone,
    mother of Simon Firestone. Shiva will be observed from Sunday morning through noon on Friday (email Jordana for address).
    Visitation: 10am-Noon & 6-8pm If you would like to provide a meal, please click here.

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.

Mon, November 28 2022 4 Kislev 5783