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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.

Shavuot "Staytreat"

Staying put for Shavuot this year? So are we! Celebrate the holiday with the KH community NYC-style, with our 2021 Shavuot Staytreat. Here’s a roundup of everything we have planned.

COVID-19 Update

Last updated April 21, 2021 at 5:30 PM

  • We hold Shabbat morning services most weeks. We hold the Shacharit and Torah services at Schechter Manhattan (with Shacharit out on the terrace when possible) and then, weather permitting, we move outdoors to Central Park for the Musaf service. Registration is not required for Musaf, and kids of all ages are welcome. 
    • 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.
    • See here for materials about davening at home without a minyan on Shabbat. 
  • Tot Shabbat happens weekly in Central Park. Email 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
  • Remote programming continues. Check out our calendar for opportunities to connect, learn, and socialize remotely!
  • If you find yourself needing support or want to volunteer to assist others, contact the Lifecycle team here or email them at

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Saturday ,
    MayMay  15 , 2021
    Online Havdalah and Pre-Shavuot Learning
    Motzei Shabbat, May 15th 9:00p to 10:30p
    Join us for a communal Havdalah followed by a keynote lecture from R' Sarah Mulhern to kick off the holiday. Stay tuned for details about how to join.


  • Monday ,
    MayMay  17 , 2021
    Shavuot Day One Morning Services
    Monday, May 17th 9:15a to 11:00a
    Registration is required and will open on Monday, May 10 in the weekly email. Weather permitting we plan to daven Shacharit on the terrace.


  • Monday ,
    MayMay  17 , 2021
    Learning Activity, Kids 6+
    Monday, May 17th 10:30a to 11:30a
    This learning activity geared toward kids 6+ with an accompanying adult, but all ages are welcome. We ask that families bring their own grape juice, snack 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


See the calendar for regular service times.

Wed, May 12 2021 1 Sivan 5781