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Services/Davening Times

The style of our davening is traditional-egalitarian, using the Rabbinical Assembly's Siddur Lev Shalem. We encourage active participation by adults, post-Bar/Bat Mitzvah students, and children.

Shacharit minyan
(not including Shabbat & holidays)

   •     Sunday morning minyan:  9:00 AM

  • Thursday morning minyan:  8:00 AM
  • Other weekday morning minyanim for yahrzeits, etc. may be arranged by request
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, all weekday morning minyans will take place on Zoom. Contact the TBA office to get Zoom link and password.

Maariv minyan
(not including Shabbat & holidays)

  • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings at  8:15 PM
  • Saturday night (Motzaey Shabbat) Maariv & Havdalah: times vary, depending on when Shabbat ends. Check the online calendar for specific times. 
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, all weekday evening minyans will take place on Zoom. Contact the TBA office to get Zoom link and password.
  • If a member of Temple Beth Ahm is observing shiva (the 7 day period following the funeral of a loved one), a shiva minyan can be arranged at the member's home, usually beginning at 8:30 PM. On these evenings, the regular 8:15 PM evening minyan at the synagogue will be canceled and directions to the shiva home will be posted on the side entrance door of Temple Beth Ahm. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all shiva minyans will take place on Zoom at 8:15 PM.

Shabbat  & Holiday services

  • Please check the online calendar for the times of Friday night Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat & Maariv services, as the times vary throughout the year.  Kabbalat Shabbat features some of the melodies of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach z"l. Some Friday night services begin at 8:00 PM, with a festive Oneg dessert reception following services, while others (at least once per month) begin at 5:00 or 6:00 PM (usually the 3rd Friday night of the month). During the COVID-19 pandemic, Friday services will take place on Zoom before candle-lighting time. Check the online calendar for specific service times on Zoom. Contact the TBA office to get Zoom link and password
  • Saturday morning Shabbat  & weekday holiday services begin at  9:30 AM, with a Kiddush dessert reception usually following davening.. Sometimes (e.g. during our Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat or on the occasion of a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Aufruf or other special occasion), congregants sponsor a Kiddush luncheon, which culminate in the singing of z'mirot and benching (reciting Birkat Ha-Mazon, the Grace After Meals). During the COVID-19 pandemic, we will have occasional in-person services: either outdoors (weather permitting) or indoors. When we do not have in-person services, Rabbi Malik will send a pre-recording of services and a Dvar Torah on Friday.
  • The times of Saturday afternoon Shabbat Mincha services vary from week to week, based on the ending time of Shabbat. Mincha usually begins no earlier than 4 PM and no later than 6 PM. Whenever there is a Kiddush luncheon at the shul after morning services, Mincha services are held immediately after the luncheon (at approximately 2 PM). When we do begin Mincha in the late afternoon/ early evening, we also join together for "Seudah Shl'ee-sheet" (a.k.a. "Beer & Shmear"), usually followed by Maariv & Havdalah. These services and events are temporarily suspended during the pandemic.

Youth Services

  • Junior Congregation for children  in Grades 3-7. This service, which is led by Risa Doris, meets at 10:30 AM on the first and third Shabbat of the month.  If you would like to receive Shabbat attendance credit, you should come to the Sanctuary before 10:15 AM to let the attendance volunteer know that you are at shul. Jr. Congregation is temporarily suspended during the pandemic.
  • Mini Minyan for children in Grades K-2. This service, which is led by Elisa Juros, begins at 11:00 AM on the first and third Shabbat of the month. Mini Minyan is temporarily suspended during the pandemic.
  • Tot Shabbat for families with preschoolers and younger children. This service, which is led by Preschool Director, Amy Naphtali, meets at 11:00 AM on the first Shabbat of the month. Tot Shabbat is temporarily suspended during the pandemic.

If you have questions about services or about Temple Beth Ahm, there are always members who can answer your questions and refer you to others who can provide additional information. Of course, you can also call our office at (732) 583-1700 or Rabbi Malik's cell phone at (610) 212-9108.

Sat, July 31 2021 22 Av 5781