Congregation Am Echad

1504 Meridian Ave

San Jose, CA 95125

Shabbos Parshas Balak  

July 20, 2019   17th Tammuz-5779   Bulletin


LGMH Family Fund  in honor and appreciation of Mrs. Pat Bergman’s for her dedicated service to the San Jose Community Mikvah


Gidon & Nathanelle Klein L’zecher nishmas Gidon's father, Shmuel ben Yaacov Yitzchok z"l, whose yahrzeit is the 19th of Tammuz.

To sign up for Kiddush/Shalosh Seudos, send a request to 

Schedule for Kiddush/Shalosh Seudos 

Minyanim Times


Shabbos Day

Shacharis:                   6:30

Early Mincha/Maariv:  6:35

Late Mincha/Maariv:   8:00

Early Candle Lighting: 7:05

Late Candle Lighting:  8:08

Shacharis: 8:30

Mincha:      7:45

 Shabbos Ends: 9:19

Sunday - Fast 17 Tamuz


Fast Starts:  4:51 AM

Shacharis :       7:30

Mincha:            7:45

 Maariv/Fast Ends:  9:09

Shacharis : 6:30

  Mincha/Maariv:    6:30

Wednesday 2nd  Maariv: 9:30 pm





Shabbos Kids program and Shabbos Afternoon Groups

Are now on break for the summer.


Sunday, Boys Softball

No softball due to Fast.


The Fast of Shiva Asar B’ Tammuz is this Sunday (See times above).

The Laws of the Three Weeks can be found at:


Rav Levine’s Article in on the Ger Tzeddek of Vilna


The end of the Am Echad fiscal year is August 1st. Please check your balances on shulcloud and send in all outstanding dues or pledges to the shul. Tizku l'mitzvos!

Please contact David Raccah or Howard Klein if you have any questions.

If you would like to become a member or discuss membership please contact Tzvi Lewis  or Rav Levine  


Rav Levine’s shiurim


Sunday Morning

The Sunday morning Men’s Mussar shiur on Pele Yoetz RESUMES this week following Shacharis The most recent shiur can be heard at:


 Monday night Women’s Class

The Monday night  Women’s Alei Shur class RESUMES this week at 8:30pm. The most recent shiur can be heard at 


The Tuesday night Iyun Gemara Shiur for Men is now ON HOLD until Elul. The most recent shiur can be heard at:



Save the Date: From August 4th to August 18th. Project SEED Yeshivah bochurim from Yeshivas Shaar Hatorah. There will be learning in the morning for boys ages 5-18 from 9:15am - 11:30am and for adults over 18 from 7:30pm-9:30pm. There are no reservations for the morning youth study. Any adult interested in a study time should contact Rav Levine.





Yeshiva Pre-school's registration for the 2019-2020 school year is almost full!. If you would like to register your 2-4 year old to attend our wonderful program, please email Rebbetzin Levine or fill out the online application at:

Real Estate

To find Apartments & Housing for rent near Congregation Am Echad  Click Here.  For all properties for sale within the eruv Click Here or contact Yaffa Borison at 650-303-9569 or 

Vehicle donations

YPOSV and Congregation Am Echad accept vehicle donations. When you donate a car, boat, or another 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 (ON HOLD)

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        (ON HOLD)

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    1 hour before Mincha


Pele Yoetz (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

6:00 pm at the home of Esther Rochel Klein


Alei Shur (for Women) with Rav Levine    8:30 pm


Gemara b’Iyun (for Men) with Rav Levine  at 8 pm


Beginning Gemara (for Men) with Andy Hartman After Maariv  (ON HOLD)

Beis Medrash   8:30 pm 


Shabbos Call in Shiur with Rebbetzin Rachelli     9:15 pm sharp

To join the call, dial(712) 770-5505  When you are prompted for the pin, type in 118-412-069.