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Join the Darkhei Noam Spring Campaign

Thank you to all those who have already 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 have not already made a gift, we hope you will consider doing so. You can make your gift by clicking 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: Shabbat HaGadol- Parshat Metzora


Candle Lighting: 7:22 pm

Mincha and Kabbalat Shabbat: 7:00 pm


Shacharit: 9:15 am 

  • A pre-Pesach Shabbat Hagadol community meat and vegetarian kiddush-lunch this week is being sponsored by Naomi & Chaim Steinberger, Lara and Pinhus Porter, Leana & Sandy Tapnack, Jessica Lang & Joerg Riegel, Ayelet Lobel and Ari Allen, Allie Alperovich & Yuri Simon,  Stacey Karp, Aviva & Noam Lockshin,  Amanda Newman & Josh Getzler, Erin Lieb Smokler & Dan Smokler, Sara Timen & Seth Wolfman, Rebecca Karpay & Lev Polinsky, Pamela & Adam Sohn, Ariela Dubler & Jesse Furman, Molly Pollak & Phil Gassel, Elana Katz,  Elisheva & Conan Yuan, Ariella Lang & Alex Kornfeld, Jenny & Greg Lyss.
  • There are no kiddush sponsors for the upcoming weeks after Pesach. Please help us continue to provide the kiddushes that are so important to the Darkhei community. Sponsorships start at $500; information on sponsorship can be found here. Donations of any size designated for the kiddush fund are appreciated.
  • The dvar Torah this week will be given by Wendy Amsellem.

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.

Tot Tefillah: 11:00 am

Kids' Tefillah Group: 11:00 am

Teen Parsha Club: 11:00 am

Havdalah: 8:23 pm


Passover Announcements

The Pesach holiday begins on Monday evening, April 22nd, and ends on Tuesday night, April 30th. Please refer to the Darkhei Noam Pesach Bulletin for location and davening schedule, information about hosting someone from the Darkhei Noam community at your seder, as well as the 2024 Chametz Sale Form.

If you would like to make a donation for Maot Chitim, we suggest Tomchei Shabbat of Manhattan.

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
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 Nancy Dubler, z"l,  mother of Ariela Dubler, (Jesse Furman) and grandmother of Ilan, Mira and Lev.  Please see funeral and shiva information here.
  • Darkhei Noam wishes a mazal Tov to Shira Kelin and Rafi Nemes on the birth of their baby boy. May they have much nachat and enjoy many more s'machot to come! 

          - Please click here if you'd like to provide a meal for the growing family.

          - Please  click here to donate to Darkhei Noam in honor of the new baby.         

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

Tue, April 16 2024 8 Nisan 5784