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Daily Minyan

 

Beth Shalom’s weekday minyanim are in-person in our Beit Midrash (mornings) or the Sanctuary Monday evenings.  For those who can't join us in-person, there is also Zoom access.  Logged in Beth Shalom members can find the Zoom link below.

Not a member? Contact us for the Zoom meeting invitation. 
Note: if you send us an email the night before the minyan you would like to attend, we will not be able to respond in time to get you the link as we close at 5 PM and open at 9 AM (Pacific time). Please contact us during business hours or a couple of days ahead of time. Thank you!

Minyan times:

  • Weekdays at 7:00am
  • Mondays at 7:30pm
  • Sundays at 9:00am

Prayer said in place of Kaddish when a minyan is not present: click here.


Update about Weekday Minyanim and Zoom

As you may know, for the past three years, Beth Shalom has been following the emergency guidance of the Conservative/Masorti Movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, which allowed us to temporarily count those present via Zoom towards a minyan for the recitation of Mourner’s Kaddish.  That permission was clearly and explicitly time-limited, to be used during the most acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency.  While COVID-19 is still with us, it is clear that the situation has evolved significantly, and the time for relying on that temporary ruling is coming to an end.

Jewish tradition places a clear priority on the value of gathering together in prayer, and teaches that the Divine is more amidst the gathering of a minyan.  We continue to hear repeatedly from Beth Shalom members about what a meaningful and grounding experience returning to the Beit Midrash and Sanctuary has been for them, even from many of those who enjoyed the convenience of participating via Zoom.

Therefore, beginning on Rosh Chodesh Av (July 19), we will only be counting adult Jews who are physically present at Beth Shalom towards the minyan, and will only recite barchu, kedushah, the Torah service, and all kaddishes (including Mourner’s Kaddish) if a minyan is physically present.

We know that there are those who rely on participating through Zoom for a variety of inclusion and access reasons, and we will continue to have the Zoom running for folks to join that way (including being able to say kaddish via Zoom when there is a minyan present in person at Beth Shalom).  However, those joining via Zoom will not be counted towards the 10 for reaching a minyan.  In the event that we do not have a minyan of 10 present in person, we will have the option for mourners to recite the “Prayer in Place of Mourner’s Kaddish When a Minyan is Not Present,” as we did before the pandemic.

We are so grateful to those who are working to keep our daily minyanim strong, and we invite you to join us, whether that’s daily, weekly, or once in a while.  Interested in trying out daily minyan but nervous about participating for the first time (or the first time in a long time)?  We’re happy to chat, or to set you up with a minyan buddy who can help orient you.  As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Rabbi Borodin or Rabbi Rose. 

Mon, February 26 2024 17 Adar I 5784