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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: 4:10pm

Kabbalat Shabbat: 5:15pm


Shacharit: 9:15am 

  • We are excited to celebrate the bat mitzvah of Janie Berman at DN this Shabbat. Mazal tov to you and your family and friends!
  • This week's kiddush is sponsored by the Berman family in honor of Janie's bat mitzvah.
  • This week's dvar Torah will be given by Janie Berman.

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: 5:10pm


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

DN regrets to announce the passing of Stanley Getzler, husband of Phyllis Getzler, father of Josh Getzler (and Amanda Newman), grandfather of Ita, JessieJean, and Joe. The funeral will take place on Thursday, December 7 at 9:30am at Lincoln Square Synagogue. 

Shiva will be held at the following times (email Jordana at for the address)
Friday: Shacharit at 7:30am, visits through 11am.
Saturday night: 6 - 9pm
Sunday: Shacharit at 8:30am; visits until 11am, then 4 - 8pm, with Mincha/Maariv at 4:20pm. No visitors 11am - 4pm. 
Monday & Tuesday: Shacharit at 7:30 am, visits until 11am, then 4 - 8pm, with Mincha/Maariv at 4:20pm. No visitors 11am - 4pm.
Wednesday: Shacharit at 7:30am, then shiva ends.

Can you help make a minyan? Please click here to sign up.

If you would like to provide a meal for the family, please click here (organized by Lincoln Square Synagogue).


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.

Sat, December 9 2023 26 Kislev 5784