Partnership Minyanim

A partnership minyan is a prayer group that is both committed to maintaining halakhic standards and practices and also committed to including women in ritual leadership roles to the fullest extent possible within the boundaries of Jewish Law. This means that the minyan must include at least 10 men, men and women are separated by a mechitzah, and the traditional liturgy is used. However, women may participate fully in kriyat ha'Torah, including leyning and receiving aliyot, and may lead parts of the prayer service such as psukei d'zimrah and kabbalat Shabbat.

Each partnership minyan has its own practices. A resource detailing the customs of some existing partnership minyanim and their halakhic sources is available in English or Hebrew. This guide can be used by anyone considering beginning such a minyan in their community.

Below is a list of partnership minyanim organized by country and state. The practices of the minyanim listed vary from one to the next. JOFA does not endorse the practices of any particular minyan.

Rosh Pina Washington D.C. has generously shared as a resource Yom Kippur Gabbai cards. Pleaes note that the that the page numbers are from the Birnbaum Yom Kippur machzor.

All minyanim on this list have given permission for their information to appear. Please read the notes associated with that minyan before attending. 

If you know of a minyan that is not on this list, but would like to be included, please have them send their information to [email protected]. 

If you belong to a partnership minyan, join our Google Group for Partnership Minyanim.


UNITED STATES


CALIFORNIA

Shira Hadasha Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA (Pico Robertson)
 

CONNECTICUT

Minyan Urim
New Haven, CT 
[email protected] 

Stamford Partnership Minyan
Stamford, CT
[email protected]
[email protected]

FLORIDA

Ami Miami
Miami, FL
[email protected]

ILLINOIS

The Minyan of Evanston
Evanston, IL (near Chicago) 
[email protected] 

West Town Minyan
Chicago, IL
www.westtownminyan.com

Kol Sasson
Skokie, IL
[email protected] 

MARYLAND

Keva V'Kavana
College Park, MD
[email protected]

Maayan Chadash
Silver Spring, MD
[email protected]

Charm City Minyan
Baltimore, MD

MASSACHUSETTS 

Minyan Tehillah
Cambridge, MA
[email protected]

Minyan Kol Rinah
Brookline, MA

Shira Hadasha at Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
[email protected]
[email protected]

Yedid Nefesh 
Newton Center, MA
[email protected]

NEW JERSEY

Minyan Tiferet of Englewood and Tenafly
www.minyantiferet.com
[email protected] 

Namer (נמר): Princeton's Partnership Minyan
Center for Jewish Life/Hillel
Princeton, NJ
[email protected] 

Maayan
West Orange, NJ
http://www.maayan-nj.org/
[email protected] 

NEW YORK
Darkhei Noam

New York, NY (Upper West Side) 
[email protected]

Kol B'Rama
Washington Heights, NY
[email protected]

Kol Echad
New Rochelle, NY
[email protected]
[email protected]

Lalakhet
Manhattan, NY (at Columbia/Barnard's Hillel)
[email protected]

Yavneh - The Jewish Living Project 
New York, NY (Upper East Side) 
[email protected]
917-533-8012

Minyan Shachar
Riverdale, NY 
[email protected]
[email protected]

Tehillah Forest Hills
Queens, NY
[email protected] 

Shira Chadasha
White Plains, NY
[email protected] 

Kavod Minyan
Crown Heights, Brooklyn

OHIO

Cleveland Partnership Minyan
Beachwood/University Heights, OH
[email protected]

Pennsylvania

Lechu Neranena 
Bala Cynwyd, PA

[email protected] 

Pittsburgh Partnership Minyan
Pittsburgh, PA
[email protected]

Shira Chadasha 
University of Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON D.C.

Rosh Pina
Washington, DC
[email protected]

AUSTRALIA

Shira Hadasha Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia (Caulfield)
[email protected]

Ohev Tzedek Sydney
Sydney, Australia (Eastern Suburbs)
[email protected]

CANADA

Toronto Partnership Minyan
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
[email protected]

ISRAEL

Kehilat Shira Hadasha
Jerusalem, Israel (German Colony)
[email protected]

Darchei Noam
Modiin, Israel
[email protected]

Kehilat Beerot
Beer Sheva, Israel

Hakhel - Minyan Shivyoni Baka
Jerusalem, Israel
[email protected]

Modiin Partnership Minyan
Renana
Modi'in, Israel
[email protected]

UNITED KINGDOM

Hendon Partnership Minyan
Hendon, London

Kol Rina Minyan
Golders Green, London
[email protected]

The London Partnership Minyan
London, England

Kehillat Nashira
Borehamwood, England

Finchley Partnership Minyan
Finchley, London