Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation

Beth Ha-Tefilah Headquarters Synagogue


8 I have set the LORD always before me;

surely He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Tehillim (Psalms) 16:8

25 Sivan 5775 (June 12, 2015) - present

Shabbat Nachamu (Shabbat of Consolation) 

Fri, 16 August 2019 at sundown (16th of Av, 5779)

Nachamu, Nachamu, Nachamu ami:

be comforted, be comforted, be comforted my people... 

(Yeshayahu (Isaiah): 40:1)

Tthe haftarah speaks of "comforting" the Israelite people for their suffering.

It is the first of seven haftarahs of consolation

leading up to the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, the Israelite New Year.

On Tisha B'Av 5779
"I have set YHWH before me always" Psalm 16: 8

We Remember

A Day Of Synagogue Mourning.

8th of Tevet, 5764, Friday, January 2, 2004

(The break in that changed Commandment Keepers’ jurisdictional history)

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6 Seek ye the LORD while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near; 7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the man of iniquity his thoughts; and let him return (i.e., shuv) unto the LORD, and He will have compassion upon him, and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon(i.e., selichah).  Yeshayahu - Isaiah 55:6-7


Selichot is recited each day during the month of Elul beginning from the eve of the second day of Elu...

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Tisha B'Av "These are the journeys..." Av 9-10, 5779/August 10-11, 2019

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What future does Israelites have predicated on falsehood?

Look at the bridge before you cross over it!

Da Lifnei Mi Atah Omed

(“Know Before Whom You Stand”;)

Tisha B'Av 2019: “These are the journeys…”

Av 9-10, 5779/August 10-11, 2019


“These are the journeys of the people of I...

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Honorable Chief Rabbi Matthew 127 Anniversary

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Tribute to the late

Honorable Chief Rabbi

Wentworth Arthur Matthew, zt”l

“We believe the people Moses led out of Egypt were black” –

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