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About Us

Am Echad, located in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, is a warm, inviting and vibrant Orthodox shul. We are privileged to be led under the guidance Rav Menachem Levine. We welcome all to visit, daven, and learn with us. The shul is home to both Ashkenazi and Sephardi members from throughout the world and from many backgrounds and walks of life. We are renowned for being a friendly and down-to-earth the synagogue while at the same time adhering to the values of an Orthodox Torah Kehilla.

Our shul is located in the center of the San Jose Community Eruv. For more information including current Eruv status, see here.



Am Echad has had the privilege of hosting many business travelers and tourists from all over the world. We'd be happy to arrange Shabbos meals for you and discuss options for accommodations. 
Please call 408. 267.2591 or email us.

Real Estate

To find Apartments & Housing for rent near Congregation Am Echad click here. For all properties for sale within the eruv click here

If you are interested in any of these properties or for any other real estate needs, please contact Yaffa Borison at 650. 303.9569 or


The shul Weekly Bulletin has all up to date times, classes and other event information. To subscribe to the bulletin, contact us at


Father & Son Learning Saturday night at 7:15pm!!!! Learning, stories, raffle with p rizes, treats and much more. Sponsored l'zecher nishmas Reb Shlomo Eliezer ben HaRav Yaakov Zakheim z"tl by a friend of the Zakheim family. 



Shabbos Kid's program for ages 3-8 from 10am until the end of davening, with games, parsha and story time. Please remind your children of the importance of listening to the counselors. 



Rav Levine Tuesday Night shiur for men at 7:45pm on the topic of “Tzaar Baalei Chayim (Permissible and Forbidden Acts of Animal Suffering)” has now completed. The three previous classes could be found here. Rabbi Levine's Tuesday shiur will continue on Tuesday Feb 13. More details soon. 

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

Rav Levine's Shiurim are also available at



Shabbaton and Dinner honoring Meni and Chani Peretz - President’s Day Weekend, February 17-18. BS’D Rav Dovid Goldwasser will be our scholar in residence and keynote speaker that shabbos and at the dinner. More information and tickets are at the banquet site

Chevra Kadisha Annual Dinner - Wednesday night, February 21 at Am Echad. This year’s speaker will be Rabbi Avi Lebowitz. 

Shabbaton with Yosef Mendelevitch - March 16-17. Yosef Mendelevitch is a prominent Orthodox Rabbi from Jerusalem and former "Prisoner of Zion". See here for more details. 


You can make cash donations to the shul and manage membership payments by clicking here.

To sponsor Kiddush or Shalosh Seudos, please see details here

Both Am Echad and Yeshiva Preschool now accept vehicle donations. We provide free pick up, a tax receipt, and do all the required DMV processing. Please see weekly bulletin for more details.

Sun, February 18 2018 3 Adar 5778