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Welcome to Congregation Emek Beracha

For over 40 years, Congregation Emek Beracha has welcomed students, business visitors, and tourists to Silicon Valley. Our growing, vibrant Orthodox community of over 135 families creates a warm atmosphere and welcoming environment for people from all backgrounds.

Guided by Rabbi Yitzchok Feldman, our Shul is committed to approaching the modern world through the perspective of Halacha, embracing religious Zionism, and growing in Jewish learning and observance.


Emek Beracha Membership - Please click here to sign up to become an Emek Beracha member for 5779. Please Note: Seat requests are due no later than 9/2, after which seat assignment will be on a first come first serve basis.


Mincha Sun Erev Chag: -- 6:45 pm
Candle lighting time: 6:46 pm
Shacharit Mon/Tue: 9 am
Mincha Mon/Tue: 6:50 pm
Second Day candlelighting/prep after 7:45 pm

End of Chag on Tue night: 7:44 pm


Rabbi's Tuesday Beit Midrash Shiur Tuesday at 8:00pm with Rabbi Feldman. The topic: "One or Two Days of Rosh Hashana?"

Rabbi's Shiur Shabbat afternoon starts an hour before Mincha.

Looking for hospitality?

The community is so happy to have you here and we are happy to share our warmth, passion, and great food. If you'll be around and want to share your Shabbat or Yom Tov meals with members of the community, please contact our hospitality committee at

Please note that our hospitality program cannot guarantee availability every week. The number of hosts and visitors varies each time, and we must prioritize those who come for medical or business reasons.  We recommend that you make a "Plan B" for your stay, while we try to match you up with a host. Thanks in advance for your understanding.

For more information please check out our Visitors Section

Thu, September 20 2018 11 Tishrei 5779