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		                                    Am Echad		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">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 Rav Menachem Levine, we welcome all to visit, daven, and learn with us.</span>

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.

San Jose Eruv

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


The shul Weekly Bulletin has all up to date times, classes and other event information.

To subscribe to the bulletin, contact us at





JOIN US! Am Echad offers an inspiring Yom Kippur experience. Membership is not required. There are both Ashkenazi and Sephardic services. See details here




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. 

Boys and Girls Afternoon Learning

For Boys: New for Rosh Hashanah!  Elhanan Abrams will be giving a class for boys ages 9 and up, entitled Open Your Machzor: Understanding the Davening of Yamim Noraim. The class will take place from 5-6pm on Shabbos afternoon in the shul.

For Girls: New for Rosh Hashanah! Chedva Levine will be giving a class for girls ages 10 and up on the topic of Understanding the Rosh Hashanah Davening. The class will take place on Shabbos afternoon from 5-6pm at the Kohanteb home.




Wednesday nights for MEN in Dryan Hall from 8:30-9:30pm followed by a 2nd Maariv at 9:30pm. Bring your chavrusa, learn by yourself or join a chaburah.




Join the Sunday morning Men’s mussar shiur on Pele Yoetz at 8.30am. Previous classes can be heard at:

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



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, September 23 2018 14 Tishrei 5779