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Welcome to Kehilat Hadar

Kehilat Hadar is an independent, egalitarian, and lay-led community committed to spirited traditional prayer, study and social action. We meet for Shabbat morning services, some Friday nights, holiday services, and educational programs throughout the year. Find out more about KH and how to get more involved!

Shaare Zedek and Kehilat Hadar have joined forces for Shabbat davening, learning, and programming. Learn more.

COVID-19 Update

Last updated June 22, 2021 at 8:20 PM

  • We hold regular Shabbat morning services. The Shacharit and Torah services are at Schechter Manhattan and then, weather permitting, we move outdoors to Central Park for the Musaf service. Registration is not required for Musaf.
    • Check the calendar for meeting dates and details.
    • Check out our plan for in-person services for more details on our COVID protocols and indoor service registration instructions.
  • Children's programming happens weekly in Central Park. Tot Shabbat is geared toward kids ages 0–5 with an accompanying adult and happens weekly. Junior Minyan is geared toward ages 5+ and meets twice a month. Dates are posted on our calendar. Email kids@kehilathadar.org for the location and to join our Families email list, where changes will be announced when applicable. Registration is not required, but all those in attendance should be in compliance with our attendance guidelines
  • If you find yourself needing support or want to volunteer to assist others, contact the Lifecycle team here or email them at lifecycle@kehilathadar.org.

Upcoming Events

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  • Wednesday ,
    SepSeptember  29 , 2021
    Simchat Torah Services
    Wednesday, Sep 29th 9:00a to 1:00p
    Simchat Torah morning services co-organized by Kehilat Hadar and Shaare Zedek. We will be holding Shacharit, Hakafot, and Torah Reading indoors. Advance registration is required. Everyone will have the opportunity to get an aliyah to the Torah. You may specify on registration if you are interested in only coming for an aliyah (at approximately 10:15 AM) and do not wish to attend the rest of the service indoors. Registration must be submitted by Sunday, September 26th at Noon. If you need the registration form, email contact@kehilathadar.org. Simchat Torah Hallel, Musaf, and a Community Hakafa will be held outdoors in Central Park, at a time TBD. Hallel and Musaf will be followed by a big communal "eighth" hakafa with dancing and singing. Children welcome! Masks are required for anyone participating in dancing. Registration is not required, but all those in attendance should be symptom free and in compliance with our attendance guidelines. Please email contact@kehilathadar.org for exact location. For more information about the plan and policies for attendance and health and safety, please refer to our plan to resume in-person services.

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  • Wednesday ,
    SepSeptember  29 , 2021
    Tot Tefillah
    Wednesday, Sep 29th 11:00a to 12:00p
    Tot Tefillah is geared toward kids under 5 with an accompanying adult, but all ages are welcome. We ask that families bring their own grape juice, snack, a plush Torah (if you have), and a picnic blanket to set up at least 6 feet from other families. Registration is not required, but all those in attendance should be symptom free and in compliance with our attendance guidelines. Masks and distancing will be required in accordance with state and local guidance. For more information and location email kids@kehilathadar.org.

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  • Wednesday ,
    SepSeptember  29 , 2021
    Junior Minyan
    Wednesday, Sep 29th 11:15a to 12:15p
    Kids ages 5+ lead prayers for their peers and enjoy a parent-led Simchat Torah activity. Registration is not required, but all those in attendance should be symptom free and in compliance with our attendance guidelines. For more information and for exact location, email kids@kehilathadar.org.

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See the calendar for regular service times.

Tue, September 28 2021 22 Tishrei 5782