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Join the Darkhei Noam Spring Campaign


Thank you to all those who have generously stepped up to support Darkhei Noam’s Spring Campaign. This year, we have a dual goal of raising $100,000 for our general operating fund and an additional $25,000 for youth programming.

We also have a goal of 100% participation. If you haven't yet joined the Spring Campaign, please help us get to 100% by clicking on the button below.


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: Parshat Behar


Candle Lighting: 7:57 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat: 7:00 pm at MCS


Shacharit: 9:15 am

  • This week's D'var Torah is being given by Yehuda Cohn.
  • This week's MEAT kiddush is being sponsored by Hannah Rothstein and Tzvi Borenstein in memory of Hannah's father, Zev ben Mordechai and Mina z"l, and of their son Yosef Tuvia ben Chana Rivka and Yisroel Aryeh z"l.
  • There are opportunities for kiddush sponsorships for several upcoming weeks. Please help us continue to provide the kiddushes that are so important to the Darkhei community. Sponsorships start at $500; sponsorship information can be found here. Donations of any size designated for the kiddush fund are appreciated. Please see the updated kiddush options.

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 gabbaim at Shacharit on Shabbat, please contact Darkhei Noam.

Babysitting: 9:15 am

Groups: 10:00 am

Tot Tefillah: 11:00 am

Kids' Tefillah: 11:00 am

Junior Minyan: 11:00 am

Teen Parsha Club: 11:00 am

Havdalah: 8:58 pm


Weekly Classes

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

Teachings of Wonder, Wisdom, and Values with Joe Septimus - Thursdays at 8 pm WILL RESUME THIS WEEK, Thursday at 8 pm.    
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:

5784 Membership

As a growing minyan, we depend solely 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 the 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 can make an additional contribution please consider doing so.

To join or renew as a member, please click here.

Community Announcements


  • Darkhei Noam regrets to announce the passing of Margaret Kahn z"l,  mother of Danny Kahn (Shira Orenstein),  and grandmother of Yael Kahn (Tony) Pinto and Aliza Kahn. The funeral will be held Thursday, May 16 at Plaza Memorial Chapel (630 Amsterdam Ave) at 1:30 pm.
    Click here for shiva information.

  • Mazal Tov to Savta Zelda Stern on the forthcoming Bar-Mitzvah of her grandson, David Simon Rosenzweig in Los Angeles. David's Saba was Zelda's beloved husband, Stanley Rosenzweig, of blessed memory.
  • We invite you to send us your community announcements to share with the community.
Mon, May 20 2024 12 Iyyar 5784