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 Rav 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 an Orthodox Torah Kehilla.


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.
Please either call 408. 267.2591, or .


  -   For the list of Apartments & Housing for rent near Congregation Am Echad click here

  -   Click here to see all the properties for sale within 1 mile of Am Echad. 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


 For the candlelighting time and other up-to-date information please see the weekly bulletin .

      Get Ready for Pesach!

Rav Levine is available for Mechiras Chometz (selling chometz) after davening in mornings and evenings, or by appointment. Last day for Mechira is Thursday morning, April 2nd. The Mechiras Chometz form can be found at the shul or online here.

Rav Levine's "Preparing for Pesach" shiur for women is available online here.

Rav Levine is giving a class to men on Hilchos Pesach/Mishna Berura Tuesday nights at 7:45pm.

Rav Levine is collecting funds for the mitzvah of Maos Chitim (money to help families for Pescah needs). Please give as soon as possible so families have enough time to purchase for Pesach!

There will be hagalahs kelim (kashering of utensils by boiling) outside the shul, Sunday, March 29th between 2:30 and 4:00 PM. ONLY CLEAN VESSELS NOT USED FOR 24 HOURS PRIOR WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Helpful Pesach Links:





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

(Last updated: 04/1/15)
Erev Mincha/Ma'ariv: 7:05pm
Candlelighting: 7:06pm

Shacharis: 8:30am
Mincha/Maariv: 6:45pm
   Ends: 8:19pm

   Next Week   
Shacharis: 7:30am
Mincha/Ma'ariv: 7:05pm

Shacharis: 6:30 am
Mincha/Ma'ariv: 7:05pm

Shacharis: 6:30 am
Mincha/Ma'ariv: 7:05pm
Bedikas Chometz: AFTER 8:10 pm

   Friday (Erev Pesach)
Shacharis: 6:30am
Eat Chometz: BEFORE 10:40am
Burn Chometz: BEFORE 11:56am
Mincha/Ma'ariv: 7:10pm

Click the Donate button to make a donation to Am Echad via Paypal

Click the AmazonSmile logo to shop at AmazonSmile and Amazon will make donation to Am Echad: