Congregation Am Echad
1504 Meridian Ave

San Jose, CA 95125

Shabbos Yisro - February 3, 2018 - 11 Shevat 5778 Bulletin

Kiddush Sponsors

Shalosh Seudos Sponsors


Minyanim Times


Shabbos Day

Shacharis: 6:30

Mincha/Maariv: 5:15

Candle Lighting: 5:15

Shacharis: 8:30

Mincha: 4:55

Shabbos Ends: 6:28


Monday - Thursday

Shacharis: 7:30

Mincha/Maariv: 5:15

Shacharis: 6:30

Mincha: 4:30

Maariv: 7:15

Sponsor an upcoming Kiddush or Shalosh seudos. Check Availability Here



Annual Dinner - Save the Date and Reserve Now!
President’s Day Weekend,
February 17-18, honoring beloved community leaders Meni and Chani Peretz!! BS’D Rav Dovid Goldwasser will be our scholar in residence and keynote speaker that shabbos and at the dinner.
The banquet website is up Please get your ads and RSVPs in!

Kabbolas Shabbos:           Kochos HaNefesh: The Power of the Soul

Oneg Shabbos:                 חלומות ודמיונות:  A Torah Perspective on Dreams and Fantasies

Shabbos morning:             ואמונתך בלילות:  Faith and Hope in Times of Challenge

Shalosh Seudos:               Good, Bad and In-Between

Sunday night:                    דברי התעוררות: Living Inspired


Shabbos Kids program
for ages 3-8 from 10am until the end of davening, with games, parsha and story time. Shimmy Goldstein and Shmuel Lieberman will lead boys groups. Sima Levine, Ruthy Bron, and Yakira Guttenberg will lead girls groups. Please remind your children of the importance of listening to the counselors.

Avos Ubonim, Father & Son Learning
Motzei Shabbos, Saturday night at 7:30pm!!!! (NOTE: LATER START TIME)

Learning, Stories, Raffle with Prizes, Treats and Much More. Sponsored l'zecher nishmas Reb Shlomo Eliezer ben HaRav Yaakov Zakheim Z'L by a friend of the Zakheim family.


Tuesday night Iyun Gemara Shiur for men with Rav Levine

NO CLASS THIS WEEK. The shiur will resume Tuesday Night, February 13th at 7:45pm.

The previous serious can be found at: 

Wednesday night Mesilas Yesharim class for women with Rav Levine

Rav Levine’s Wednesday night Women’s shiur on Mesilas Yesharim is Wednesday night, at 8:30pm. Previous classes  can be found at:

Video/ Audio of  last Sunday’s Panel with Rav Levine on the Future of Jewish Family




Important petition for the Kosel

Please sign the following important petition to protect the Kedusha of the Kosel: 

Save the Date - Chevra Kadisha Annual Dinner
Thursday Night February 22nd at Am Echad. This year’s speaker will be Rabbi Avi Lebowitz.

Save the Date - Upcoming Shabbaton
March 9-10 Shabbaton with Yosef Mendelevitch!


This Sunday: Annual JSN women's seminar

Nourish Your Mind, Body and Soul

Feb. 4th @ Kehillah Jewish High School 9:00 am-1:00 pm  

Keynote: Debbie Fox, LCSW. "Pushed To The Limit: Where Am I Going"

San Jose presenters include Rav Levine, Rabbi Lebowitz, and Ruthie Ayzenberg

Yeshiva Preschool

Conveniently located in Willow Glen, at 1050 Meridian Avenue. For any questions, please email Rebbetzin Rachelli at

Vehicle donations

YPOSV and Congregation Am Echad now accept vehicle donations. When you donate a car, boat, or other vehicle, we provide free pick up, a tax receipt, and do all the required DMV processing. Proceeds from the sale of the vehicle support the school or the Shul. You can also donate real estate and jewelry. To start the process, contact Jerry Robbins at 650-766-7233 or

Amazon Smiles

Support Congregation Am Echad by using this link to shop on Amazon.


Daily Classes

Daf Yomi (for Men) with Andy Hartman
Monday to Friday 7:15 to 8:15 am

Shabbos: 75 minutes before Mincha

Daf Yomi (for Men) with Rabbi Avi Lebowitz

Monday to Friday 5:30 to 6:30 am

Weekly Classes


Nesivos Shalom (for Men and Women) with Andy Hartman
8:00 to 8:30 am

Pirkei Avos Shiur (for Men and Women) with Itamar Frankenthal
45 minutes before Mincha

The Parsha In My Life (for Men) with Rabbi Reuven Goldstein

Draw everyday inspiration from the depths of the Parsha as Rabbi Reuven Goldstein weaves mystical interpretation with chassidic teachings into a strong and powerful message that enriches and inspires our lives.

1 hour before mincha


Ma’alos Hamiddos (for Men) with Rav Levine

8:30 to 9:00 am

Tehillim Group (for Women)

8:45 to 10:00 am at the home of Esther Rochel Klein

Women’s Parsha Shiur with Rabbi Reuven Goldstein

7:00 pm at the home of Esther Rochel Klein


Gemara b’Iyun (for Men) with Rav Levine

8:15 pm


Beginning Gemara (for Men) with Andy Hartman

After Maariv

Mesilas Yesharim/Path of the Just (for Women) with Rav Levine
8:30 pm


Shabbos Call in Shiur with Rebbetzin Rachelli

9:15 pm sharp

To join the call call (641) 715-3580. When you are prompted for the pin, type in 118-412-069.