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Congregation B'nai Torah Daily Minyan
 

Morning Minyan Evening Minyan
Sunday - 8:45 AM Sunday - Thursday - 6:15 PM
Monday, Thursday - 6:50 AM  
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 7:00 AM       


If you are interested in helping make minyan as your schedule allows, we would love to have you. Weekday services are short in duration - approximately 15 minutes in the evening and 40 minutes each morning (duration can vary due to Rosh Hodesh or other holidays).

*Please note - Minyan times may change due to holidays or celebrations. Please click here to see service time changes.

Dress is very casual for daily minyan. Please feel free to come dressed in clothing that is convenient for the rest of your day (gym clothes or similar attire is perfectly appropriate).


Simply "being there" can brighten someone else's day...

  • You were a shoulder to cry on when a friend was in crisis
  • You gave a comforting hug to your child with a scraped knee
  • You offered a reassuring smile to a colleague before a presentation
  • You brought a meal to a friend who just had a baby


Being part of our caring congregation means "being there" for others in times of joy and sadness. Often, the person who needs your support most is someone you do not know. For many of our congregants, daily minyan is a place to commemorate the loss of a loved one, to decompress, or find comfort through a spiritual experience, either before or after a hectic day.

We cannot do it alone. We need you to be there. Our Jewish tradition requires the presence of 10 Jews above the age of Bar or Bat Mitzvah to make a minyan and to recite the full service, including the ability to recite the kaddish, in loving memory of those who are no longer with us.

During morning services, we currently use the ArtScroll Siddur, and in the evening, we use the Lev Shalem Siddur. Although most of the service will be conducted in Hebrew, page numbers will be announced as the service goes along, and both of the prayer books have English translations of all of the prayers on the left page opposite the Hebrew on the right.

While we encourage you to attend at any time, the B'nai Torah Ritual Committee is developing a calendar in which each B'nai Torah family unit will be scheduled for a specific week of the year as a dedicated opportunity to attend daily minyan. The first two weeks will be taken by the Board of Trustees and the Ritual Committee, respectively, and the remainder of the calendar will be organized roughly alphabetically by last name. At the beginning of August, you should get an email about your spot on the schedule - if it is possible for each of us to make it just a couple of times during our specific week, it would be more than enough to ensure the continued success of our daily minyan – to ensure that those who need to say kaddish can do so, and that we never need to disappoint those seeking a haven in our spiritual home. For more information about our daily minyan, call the synagogue at 404-257-0537, or email Mitch Garber, Chair of our Ritual Committee, or Rabbi Heller.

For those who are interested in minyan but would prefer to be more comfortable with the service before attending, we offer individual and small group tutoring. 

If you have questions about our daily minyan, please call the synagogue at 404.257.0537, or email Mitch Garber or Rabbi HellerPlease consider "being there" for others in our B'nai Torah family, and in turn, others may reciprocate during your time of need.

Fri, July 19 2019 16 Tammuz 5779