Congregation Keter Torah

600 Roemer Ave

Teaneck, NJ 07666

(201) 907 - 0180

Shabbat Schedule


4:39pm - Candle Lighting

4:45pm - Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat


7:15am & 9:00am - Shacharit 

8:30am - Parsha Shiur

Rabbi Baum on Midrash with contemporary applications

No Post-Hashkama Shiur

9:15am - Youth Groups / Teen Minyan / Junior Congregation

9:41am - Latest Shma

10:45am - Torah Tots

Parsha Thoughts

Mark Levie - 10 minutes after the 9:00am minyan

3:30pm - Salsa Shiur

At the Slaten residence, 700 Cottage Place, Teaneck

3:40pm - Daf Yomi

3:40pm - Al haPerek

Matan Keter Torah Al haPerek Chavurah, studying Sefer Tehillim

4:30pm - Mincha

Shiur by Rabbi Baum on "Social Media & Shul Shaming" 

(Part one of a two-week series)

5:43pm - Shabbat ends

Motzei Shabbat

6:45pm - Parent / Grandparent & Child Learning with pizza & prizes

7:30pm - Rabbi Reisman's Navi shiur

Mazal Tov

  • To Sara Leah & Nachum Barishansky on the engagement of their son, Gabriel, to Shoshana Galbut, daughter of Adina & Brian Galbut of Boca Raton, Florida.
  • To Aviva & Donny Baitner on the occasion of their son, Benny, putting on tefillin for the first time.
  • To Maida & Arthur Yagoda and Marlene & Michael Sperling on the birth of a grandson, to parents Shoshana Sperling & William Yagoda.
  • To the Daf Yomi group on their completion of Masechet Shavuot and their beginning Masechet Avoda Zara.


A Note from the Weinrib Family

  • We cannot fully express the gratitude that we feel for the incredible amount of support, sensitivity and overwhelming kindness that you have shown to us.


A Note from the Feit Family

  • The Feit family would like to thank Rabbi Baum, Rabbi Weiss and the Keter Torah community for the support and sympathy provided during the mourning period for our wife and mother, Shelly Feit, z"l.


Nichum Aveilim

  • To Chesky Ort on the passing of his beloved father, Zevulun Ort, z"l.


Thank You

  • To all CSS members who are volunteering their time to protect our Shul this Shabbat.


Keter Torah News

  • Please join Keter Torah and AIPAC on February 6, at 8:00pm, for a community event with Elliott Abrams, noted diplomat, author, and former Deputy National Security Advisor under President George W. Bush. Additionally, we will salute our member, Dr. Mort Fridman, as he becomes AIPAC's president this March at the AIPAC Policy Conference. For security purposes, registration is required. RSVP to
  • On Thursday, February 15, at 7:30pm at Keter Torah, Dr. David Pelcovitz, Straus Professor of Psychology and Education at the Azrieli Graduate School at Yeshiva University, will lead the Rosh Chodesh Chizuk class for men and women, and speak on "Putting the Us Back into our Relationships: Mending Splintered Relationships with our Spouses, Children, and Friends." To sponsor, e-mail
  • The Chevra Kadisha Zayin Adar observance will take place Thursday, February 22, at Beth Aaron. For information and reservations, contact Warren Levie at 201-923-1430 or
  • On Motzei Shabbat, March 3, Nini Berger will be honored at The Moriah School Dinner. For information, visit


ATARA News   

Presidium: Yael Rudolph ( & Arlene Shiner (

  • To celebrate your child's birthday with our Birthday Maaser program, e-mail Michelle Frohlich at
  • To donate a siddur or chumash in honor or in memory of someone, please contact Chana Schorr at


Youth News                    

Youth Director: Rivki Rosenthal(

  • 'Get-To-Know-You' Kiddushim, following the 9:00am minyan, for the following groups and their families:
    • Shabbat, February 3 - Kindergarten
    • Shabbat, February 10 - First and second grade girls
    • Shabbat, February 17 - First and second grade boys

      To sponsor, e-mail


A Note from the CSS Security Team 

  • The CSS Keter Torah security team would like to thank the congregation for their cooperation and participation in the active shooter lockdown/evacuation drill this past Shabbat. The police observers were impressed not only by the professionalism displayed by the CSS security team, but also by the cooperation exhibited by the congregants, which enabled us to lockdown and evacuate everyone to safety in a matter of minutes. Yasher koach and thank you for a drill well done!

Join Our Shiurim


  • Shabbat following Mincha at 4:30pm - Rabbi Baum on "Social Media & Shul Shaming" (Part one of a two-week series)
  • Daf Yomi - Sunday at 7:15am; Monday through Friday at 6:30am
  • No Breakfast & Learn and no Sunday morning shiur by Rabbi Weiss this week.  Both shiurim will resume on Sunday, February 4.
  • Tuesday & Thursday            Torah in the AM 
    • 9:05am - Chavura studying Sefer Bamidbar
    • 9:45am - Studying Gemara Berakhot, chapter 6
    • 10:50am - Halakha and thought in Rambam's Mishneh Torah, with Rabbi Meier (Thursday only)
  • Tuesday at 11:00am - Rabbi Baum's weekly Tehillim shiur on "Timely Tehillim"
  • Wednesday following the 7:15am minyan - Rabbi Baum's Tefilla shiur  
  • No Parshat Hashavua shiur by Yael Weil this week.           
  • Thursday at 9:00pm - Rabbi Frand's Parsha shiur
  • Daf a Week Project with Rabbi Baum - This week, studying Rosh Hashanah Daf 29; to sign up, e-mail

Weekday Minyanim



6:40am, 8:00am & 9:00am

Monday & Thursday

5:50am, 7:15am & 8:10am

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

6:00am, 7:15am & 8:10am


Mincha / Ma'ariv

Sunday through Thursday


Thank You to Our Learning and Shiur Sponsors

Day of Learning

In memory of

Chava & Ephraim Casper

Ephraim's mother, Chana Sarah bat Yisroel Yehuda,

Adele Casper, z"l

Renee & Bob Denis

Renee's mother, Miriam Leah bat Shmuel, 

Martha Besserglick, z"l

Sara & Howard Gruenspecht Sara's grandmother, Shayna Blooma bat Menachem Mendel, Rose Liberman, z"l
Laurie & Gary Hershenov Gary's grandfather, Aaron Rosenberg, z"l

Gail & Howard Kurlantzick

Gail's mother, Lifsha bat Shimon HaLevi, Aline Gesser, z"l

Jessica & David Lefkowitz

Jessica's father, Shmaya Yisrael ben Natan Zeev, 

Shmaya Israel Light, z"l

Daf Yomi

In honor of

Coffee & pastries sponsored anonymously

The Daf Yomi Chaburah and the Keter Torah Chesed Committee

Rabbi Weiss's Halacha Series

In honor of

Terry & Dennis Eisenberg

Terry & Dennis's children and grandchildren

Rabbi Baum's Tehillim Series

In memory of

Elana & Marc Rothenberg and

Rachel Feiner

Elana and Rachel's father, Azriel ben Yaacov Feiner, z"l

Rabbi Baum's Tefilla Shiur


Shiur, coffee and pastries by Lazy Bean Café


Yael Weil's Parshat Hashavua Shiur

In memory of

Shiur by Gail & Binyamin Rieder

Alisa Flatow, z"l, HY"D

Coffee by Susan & Daniel Turk

Susan's mother, Pesya bat Chaim Yehuda,

Pearl Berger Melnick, z"l

Community News

  • On Thursday, February 1, at 12:50pm at Ma'ayanot, Leah Herzog will begin a lecture series on "Tov L'hodot LaHashem: An Exploration of the Shabbat Tehillim."
  • To register for the NORPAC Mission to Washington on April 25, visit
  • A group of volunteer New Jersey matchmakers would like to help Jewish singles, of all ages and religious levels, find appropriate matches. For information, e-mail Chaya Goldsmith at or Tilly Lichtschein at

Please include in your tefilot IDF soldiers and KT members serving in the IDF:

Keren Agus, Michael Finkel, Shoshana Goldman, Eli Putterman and Tzvi Silver.

Norman Stark, Chairman; Nahum Twersky, Honorary President
Binyamin Rieder, President (
Yossi Katz, Vice President
Howard Gruenspecht, Executive Director (

Parshat Bo                                  January 19 - 20, 2018  / 4 Shevat

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