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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.

Upcoming Events

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  • Saturday ,
    JunJune  17 , 2023
    Lunch and Learn with Gila Fine
    Shabbat, Jun 17th 12:30p to 2:30p
    Kehilat Hadar and Shaare Zedek invite the community to a Lunch and Learn on June 17 with Gila Fine, who will teach after Shabbat morning services on The Madwoman in the Rabbi’s Attic: The Tale of Yalta the Shrew. Gila Fine is a teacher of Aggada at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. The learning portion will start approximately at 12:30 PM and run for an hour. Babysitting is available during the learning. This will be followed by a catered meat lunch with vegetarian and vegan options. Registration is required for lunch. Learn more and sign up here!


See the calendar for regular service times.

COVID-19 Update

Last updated July 17, 2022 at 8:25 PM

Our full plan for in-person services is available here. Below is a summary.

We hold Shabbat morning services and kids programming at Schechter Manhattan. 

  • All eligible participants ages 5+ must be fully vaccinated to attend services indoors (defined as two weeks past the second dose). All eligible participants ages 12+ must be up to date on their vaccinations, including booster doses. See this CDC page regarding the definitions of “fully vaccinated” and “up to date.”
  • As of September 25, 2022 (erev Rosh Hashanah), all children ages 6 months and up must be at least two weeks past their second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID vaccine in order to participate in indoor services and kids programming. Any child who receives the Pfizer vaccine must be fully vaccinated (two weeks past their third dose) by October 8.
  • Masks are optional for all attendees.
  • Registration is no longer required for services or babysitting.
  • Most seating at services is not distanced, but we will set aside a limited amount of distanced seating for those who prefer it.
  • We also hold Tot Shabbat and Junior Minyan at Schechter. Registration is not required.
  • Please do not attend if you feel sick, COVID or otherwise.

Check out our plan for in-person services for more details on our COVID protocols and registration instructions, and view the calendar for meeting dates and times.

Sat, June 10 2023 21 Sivan 5783