*Shuls are listed in alphabetical order
Bais Menachem Chabad Center
The Kessler Family Chabad Center For Jewish Life, located in the heart of Brighton at 12 Corners, is a Jewish haven where “Jewish batteries” can be “recharged”. Everyone is cordially invited to step inside to explore and discover our beautiful Jewish heritage. The Kessler Family Chabad Center, is a no-strings-attached place for study, browsing, asking questions and receiving answers. A place where every single Jew, will feel warmly welcome, with a true sense of belonging. Davening Shabbos morning is followed by a lavish kiddush and there is a mikveh for men on the premises.
Congregation Beth Hakneses Hachodosh
Congregation Beth Shalom
Address: 1161 Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY 14620
Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick
Rabbi Avi Kilimnick
Congregation Beth Sholom, Rochester, New York’s largest Modern Orthodox and Zionist synagogue. Led by our charismatic and inspirational spiritual leader, Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick, Congregation Beth Sholom offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Our synagogue is a community resource for every member’s full life, from birth, to B’nei Mitzvah, marriage, and in times of need.
Congregation Light of Israel – Ohr Yisrael
Congregation Light of Israel, a warm and vibrant synagogue has moved into it’s new building in 2012 on 1675 Monroe Avenue. This home is a center of learning and growth, laughter and joy connecting Jews together from diverse backgrounds. Believed to be the oldest Sephardic Synagogue in the state outside of the New York City area, Light of Israel offers many cultural and educational learning opportunities for the Jewish community of Rochester. Light of Israel strives to be a home to any Jew regardless of their background and their beliefs in a non-judgmental or patronizing way. Part of our mission is to connect Jews with Judaism by establishing and sustaining meaningful learning opportunities for every Jewish adult in the Rochester area regardless of affiliation, and to enable them to experience the joy and vibrancy of Judaism.
Khal Bnei Yeshivos
Our minyan, located in a wing of Congregation Beth Sholom provides a warm Torah atmosphere catered towards former Bnei Yeshiva. We place an emphasis on a quiet, serious atmosphere during davening and debate and engagement during the Rav’s halacha shiur. We also have a weekly kiddush followed by a ladies shiur on the parsha given by Rabbi Davidowitz. Babysitting services are provided from 9:00 am – 11:00 am on Shabbos. Also with our Shacharis davening beginning at 8:20 am you can get an earlier start on your Shabbos day activities.
Our learning program includes a weekday Amud Yomi shiur, an in depth bi-weekly ladies halacha shiur on hilchos Shabbos (both given at Cong. Light of Israel) and a Sunday morning learning program that includes Chumash and Hilchos Niddah shiurim (located at the Yeshiva). Please contact us to confirm times and locations.
To view our community wide davening schedule please click HERE.