1504 Meridian Avenue San Jose, CA 95125 408
267.2591    Email:

Am Echad, located in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, is a warm, inviting and vibrant Orthodox shul. Under the guidance of Rabbi Menachem Levine, we welcome all to visit, daven, and learn with us. We have both Ashkenazi and Sephardi members from all around the world, as well as throughout the US, and from many walks of life. Visitors often comment on how down-to-earth the synagogue is, while at the same time adhering to the values of traditional Orthodox Judaism.


We are a Jewish community that prides itself on its outstanding hospitality and has the privilege of hosting many business travelers and tourists from all over the world. We'll be happy to arrange Shabbos meals and/or accommodations if required.
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 For the candlelighting time and other up-to-date information please see the weekly bulletin .

Please do NOT bring any Chometz into the shul - the shul is Chometz-free

There will be no drosha on the first day of Yom Tov, Monday.

There will be a Neilas HaChag at shul between Mincha and ma'ariv on Tuesday.

Havdalah Tuesday night after Yom Tov is over wine only, without flame and spices.

Chometz sold through Rav Levine will be bought back one hour after Yom Tov ends Tuesday night. (by 9:45pm)

Rabbi Levine's "Preparing For Pesach" Class for women is available online here.

A video of Benny Levitt's bar mitzvah celebration with Nechemia Brodt from last motzei shabbos is available here

Recordings of Past Shiurim at Am Echad: amechad.org/classes.

To sign up for a Kiddush or Shalosh Seudos please . (You can check availability here).


Sundays/Secular Holidays

Sunday: - Thursday 20 mins before shkiya / sunset
Friday/Shabbos/Yom Tov See Calendar

Sunday - Thursday:  Following Mincha
Friday/Shabbos/Yom Tov  Following Mincha

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