General information about CBE's worship services are shown on this page. More details about this month's services, including holidays, monthly family service, children's services and special services, can be found on the Services this Month page, in the Shofar or the calendar. Also, the weekly schedule is e-mailed on Thursday to the “Announcements” e-mail list. Sign up for this list.
The Regular (Non-Holiday) Schedule:
Friday, 8:00PM: Shabbat Evening Service (see below re monthly family service at 7:00 PM)
Saturday, 9:00AM: Shabbat Morning Services
Saturday afternoon (time varies): Mincha-Ma'ariv, for special occasions
Sunday, 9:00AM: Morning Minyan
Wednesday, 8:00PM: Evening Minyan — call the office 703-860-4515 ext 101 to confirm; on rare occasions this minyan is replaced by one at a member's home during shiva.
Children's and Services:
See the Children and Services page for children's resources during regular services as well as information and schedules for monthly Shabbat morning children's services and Friday night family services
Learn about participating in services
Learn to lead or participate in services using our audio files.
Learn to be a gabbai – contact David Cerny at [email protected].
Local Daily Minyanim
To make a Minyan during the week for those saying Kaddish or observing a yahrzeit, the support of the Northern Virginia Jewish Community is greatly needed, (particularly during the winter months). The following northern Virginia congregations have daily minyanim (be sure to contact them to confirm the schedule):
- Congregation Etz Chaim, 2920 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, (703) 979-4466, 7:30AM Thursday Morning Minyan (9:30 if Federal holiday).
- Agudas Achim, 2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria, (703) 998-6460, 7:30AM Daily Morning Minyan M-F, 9 AM on Sunday and Federal Holidays and 7:50 PM Evening Minyan Sun-Thurs.
- Congregation Olam Tikvah, 3800 Glenbrook Road, Fairfax, (703) 425-1880, Daily Evening Minyan 8:00PM Mon-Thurs (may vary on holidays) and Wednesday morning minyan 8:00AM (7:45AM on Rosh Chodesh Wednesdays).
Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax, VA 22030 -- If you are looking for a morning minyan in Fairfax, the Gesher Jewish Day School welcomes the public to daily minyanim when school is in session; times vary so please call (703) 978-9789 to make arrangements.
Additional Minyan times for several Maryland & DC area congregations are available from the Main Office upon request.
Our office staff can help.