Synagogues in Berlin

The Jewish Community in Berlin holds several synagogues. Most synagogues adhere to the Liberal rite, with few Orthodox and reform synagogues. There are also synagogues outside the organised community — an orthodox synagogue for the Addass Yisroel community and a Chabad synagogue; a reform synagogue in Zehlendorf and the Yeshiva synagogue in Mitte.

  • Address: Joachimstaler Strasse 13
    Train: U 15 or U 9 to Kurfürstendamm, U/S-Bahn Zoologischer Garten.
    Rite:Orthodox (Askenasi liturgy)
    Services: Friday night services after sundown; Saturday morning services at 9.30 am; Weekday Shacharith at 8 am, Monday to Friday 7.30 am. Mincha / Maariv: 30 minutes before nightfall.
    Rabbi: Yitzhak Ehrenberg
    Notes: Women usually sit in a separate Ezrat Neshim behind the men; in high holidays above the men in a larger Ezrat Neshim ; the place also has a Mikwe and holds events for the Jewish Students Union
    Website: Joachimstaler Str. Synagogue
  • Address: Pestalozzi Straße 14-15
    Train: S-Bahn Savignyplatz, U-Bahn U 7 Wilmersdorfer Strasse, Bus 101 or 149 Kantstrasse / Leibnitzstrasse
    Rite: Liberal, with an organ and a choir
    Services: Friday night services at 6 pm in winter; 7 pm in summer; Saturday morning services at 9.30 am; no weekday services
    Rabbi: Jonah Sievers
    Notes: Separate seating for men and women; organ and mixed choir. Website: Pestalozzistr. Synagogue
  • Address: Fränkelufer 10 – 16
    Train: U Kottbuser Tor
    Rite: Conservative, slightly Conservadox
    Services: Friday night services at 7 pm; Saturday morning services at 9.30 am; no weekday services
    Rabbi: no rabbi, sort of an anarchist synagogue, despite being Conservadox
    Notes: Separate seating for men and women Website: Fränkelufer Synagogue
  • Address: Herbartstrasse 26
    Train: S Messe Nord ICC or U Kaiserdamm
    Rite: Liberal/Reform
    Services: Friday night services at 8:30; Saturday morning services at 10:00; no weekday services
    Rabbi: Andreas Nechama
    Notes: Mixed seating for men and women; Egalitarian
  • Address: Rykestrasse 53
    Train: U Senefelderplatz also Tram M2
    Rite: Conservative/Liberal
    Services: Friday night services at 6 pm in winter, 7pm in the summer; Saturday morning services at 9.30 am; no weekday services
    Rabbi: no rabbi
    Notes: Separate seating for men and women


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  • Address: Oranienburger Strasse 29
    Train: S Oranienburger Str.
    Rite: Conservative/Masorti; with Hebrew-German siddurim
    Services: Friday night services at 6 pm in winter, 7 pm in the summer; Saturday morning services at 10 am; no weekday services
    Rabbi: Rabbi Gesa Ederberg (Masorti)
    Notes: Mixed seating for men and women; Egalitarian
    Website: Or Synagoge
  • Address: Tiferet Jisrael, Passauer Strasse 4
    Train: U Wittenbergplatz
    Rite: Orthodox Sepharadi
    Services: Friday night services 60 minutes before sundown in winter, 7 pm in the summer; Saturday morning services at 8 am, Havdalah 30 minutes before sundown ; weekdays: 7 am (sunday 8 am) for Shacharit; M'ariw 60 min. before sundown in wintertime; 7 pm in summertime
    Rabbi: Reuven Yaakobov
    Notes: The only Sepharadi minyan in Berlin; most participants immigrants from Azerbaijan, which might affect rite
    Website: Or Zion
  • Address: Chabad, Münstersche Str. 6
    Train: U Konstanzer Str.
    Rite: Orthodox Chassidic (Chabad)
    Services: Friday night services sunset; Saturday morning services at 10 am, Havdalah sunset; weekdays: 7:30 am (sunday 8:30 am) for Shacharit; M'ariw at sunset
    Rabbi: Yehuda Teichtal
    Notes: Chabad community centre also has its own restaurant and Mikwe and offers many activities on their website
    Website: Chabad Berlin
  • Address: Chabad, Karl-Liebknecht Str.34
    Train: S, U Alexanderplatz
    Rite: Orthodox Chassidic (Chabad)
    Services: Shabbat at sundown, Saturday at 10.00 AM; Every rosh chodesh at 7:45 service followed by breakfast.
    Rabbi: Nathan Zuckermann
    Notes: Torah lessons (english): Monday at 18:45 (Talmud); Thursday at 18:45 (Parasha)
  • Address: Adass Jisroel, Tucholskystraße 40
    Train: S Oranienburger Str.
    Rite: Ultra-Orthodox
    Services:
    Rabbi:
    Notes: Adass Jisroel requests reservation before arriving (4930) 281-3135
  • Address: Yeshivas Beis Zion, Brunnenstrasse 33
    Train: U Bernauer Str.
    Rite: Ultra-Orthodox
    Services:
    Rabbi: Joshua Spinner
    Notes: The Lauder Yeshiva advises reservation before arriving +49 (0)30 40504690
    Website: Beis Zion - Lauder Yeshiva
  • Address: Lev Tov, Grolmanstraße 20
    Train: S-Bahn Savignyplatz, U-Bahn U 2 Deutsche Oper, M49 Savignyplatz
    Rite: Orthodox
    Services: weeday and Shabbbbavices on their website
    Rabbi: Chajm Rozwaski
    Notes: every Friday, between 9 a.m and 2 p.m, there is a sale of Challahs, Rogelach, and other baked goods for Saturday, at the Synagogue.