Thank you to our sponsors:

  • Renee, Howie, and Kayla Blumenfeld & family
  • Rachel & Daniel Fischer to commemorate the 20th yartzeit of Rachel's mother, Alita Liba bat Binyamin Zev, Alita Wiznitzer, z"l
  • Batya & Nachman Paul, Debra & Tal Singer, and Stevie, Jonathan and Sophia, in memory of Nachman's stepfather, Phillip Redelheim, z"l
  • Gail & Binyamin Rieder
  • Barbara & Alan Sohn and Shuli & Rabbi Michael Sohn in appreciation of Rav Judah's work on behalf of the entire Jewish community
  • Pnina & Jason Suss


Shabbat Schedule







6:38pm - Candle Lighting

6:45pm - Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat

9:00pm - Oneg at Keter Torah, led by Rav Mischel, with words of Torah by Rabbi Andrew Israeli and Rabbi Jonathan Schachter







7:15am - Shacharit

8:30am - Parsha Shiur

Rav Mischel on "Teshuva B'Simcha"

9:00am - Shacharit

Bar Mitzvah of Izzy Bromberg

9:15am - Shacharit

Minyan with Rabbi Willig, led this week by Rabbi Israeli, with a drasha by Rav Mischel on "A Return to Heartfulness"

9:15am - Teen Minyan

Dvar Torah by Rav Mischel on "One Bite, Everyone Knows the Rules"

Post-Hashkama Shiur

Rabbi Shulman on "Is There a Jewish Right of Self-Defense?"

9:15am - Youth Groups / Junior Congregation

9:45am - Latest Shma

10:45am - Torah Tots

After the 9:00am minyan kiddush - Luncheon for first through fourth graders in the back right youth room

4:45pm - Salsa Shiur

At the Kadish residence, 662 Rutland Avenue, Teaneck

5:30pm - Daf Yomi

5:30pm - Al haTorah

Keter Torah Al haTorah Chavurah, studying Sefer Bereshit

6:20pm - Mincha / Shiur

Rav Mischel on "When Menachem Begin Met the Alter Rebbe"

7:36pm - Shabbat ends






Motzei Shabbat

11:30pm - Pre-Selichot drasha by Rav Mischel, sponsored by Rachel & Daniel Fischer to commemorate the 20th yartzeit of Rachel's mother, Alita Liba bat Binyamin Zev, Alita Wiznitzer, z"l

12:00am - Selichot - Main Sanctuary

12:50am - Late Selichot - Ballroom




Mazal Tov

  • To Micky & Howie Bromberg on the bar mitzvah of their son, Izzy. Mazal Tov to grandparents Gloria & Itzhar Porath and Paula & Bob Bromberg and to great-grandmother Esther Rosa.
  • To Ruth S. & Michael Rosen and Sheila & Josef Beer on the birth of a grandson, to parents Abby & Danny Beer.

Thank you to our Kiddush Sponsors

Hashkama Minyan

  • Connie Kadish in honor of the 50th anniversary of Alan's bar mitzvah.


Main Sanctuary Minyan

  • Micky & Howie Bromberg in honor of Izzy's bar mitzvah.


Teen Minyan

  • Sara & Reuven Falik in honor of Joey laining his bar mitzvah parsha.


Mommy & Me

  • Babies and toddlers up to nursery age, along with their parents or caregivers, are invited to a music class with Morah Kelli, on Friday mornings from 9:15-10:00am. For cost and other information, call/text Amanda Hoffman at (561)702-1477.


Yamim Noraim

  • There are no seats available in the Main Sanctuary, and only space for only a few more seats in the ballroom minyan. Space is available in the Beit Midrash minyan for those who have not yet reserved seats. Anyone who is in need of a seat, should contact the Shul immediately to make arrangements.
  • The coatroom and all boxes in the sanctuary will be cleaned before Rosh Hashanah. Please remove all personal belongings and books.
  • This year we have arranged for you to make your Yom Kippur pledge online. Please click here, and help us fund and expand our youth offerings. The focus of this year's appeal will be on our youth department, as we strive to keep up with this rapidly expanding population. To join the committee, e-mail Yossi Katz at or Howie Teitelman at


Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Class

  • If your daughter will be turning 12 between September 2019 and August 2020 and you are interested in taking this year's Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah Class with Debbie Baum, please click here.


Next Shabbat, September 28

  • 8:30am - Post-Hashkama shiur by Rabbinic Intern Binyamin Pfeiffer
  • 9:15am - Minyan with Rabbi Willig
  • Following Mincha at 6:10pm - Shiur by Rabbi Jonathan Schachter


Thank You

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


A Note from the Casper and Pollack Families 

  • The Casper and Pollack families thank the community for the outpouring of love and chesed during our recent loss. Special thanks to Rabbi Baum, Howard Gruenspecht, the chevra kadisha, the chesed committee, and the many others who provided religious, logistical, emotional, and gastronomic support.


Please Join This Week's Shiurim

  • Daf Yomi - Sunday at 7:15am; Monday through Friday at 6:30am
  • Tuesday & Thursday Torah in the AM

         9:05am - Chavura studying Sefer Devarim;         

         9:45am - Masechet Rosh Hashanah, 32a, with Rabbi Menahem Meier

         10:50am - Studying Sefer Shmuel I, with Rabbi Meier (Thursday only)

  • Wednesday at 10:30am - Yael Weil's Parshat Hashavua shiur
  • Wednesday - Studying the Siddur: A ten-minute audio class with Rabbi Willig. To sign up, e-mail
  • Daf a Week Project with Rabbi Baum - Learning begins on Sunday, with the shiur shared on Thursday, this week studying Masechet Moed Katan Daf 21. To sign up, e-mail


Weekday Minyanim



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





Shacharit & Selichot

Monday & Thursday

5:25am, 6:55am & 8:00am

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

5:35am, 6:55am & 8:00am





Mincha / Ma'ariv

Sunday through Thursday - 6:35pm





Ma'ariv / Selichot

Sunday through Thursday - 9:00pm



Thank You to Our Learning and Shiur Sponsors


Day of Learning

In memory of

Lisa & Ricky Finkel

Lisa's father, Yisroel ben Chaim Baruch, Israel Weinstock, z"l, and Ricky's grandfather, David ben Bechor Yistzchak, 

David Politi, z"l

Rachel & Daniel Fischer

Rachel's mother, Alita Liba bat Binyamin Zev, 

Alita Wiznitzer, z"l

Jessica & Michael Lowy

Jessica's stepfather, Yisroel ben Chaim Baruch,

Israel Weinstock, z"l

Renee & Doug Mann

Doug's mother, Dubbah Sorah bat Reuven, Doris Mann, z"l

Etti & Chaim Schaap

Etti's father, HaRav Pinchas ben HaRav Chaim Baruch v'Etti,

Rabbi Phil Hochberg, z"l

Daf Yomi

In honor of

Coffee & pastries sponsored anonymously

The Daf Yomi Chaburah and the Keter Torah Chesed Committee

Keter Torah Al haTorah Chavurah

In memory of

Rabbi Meier Brueckheimer and family

Helen Brueckheimer, z"l

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

  • Rabbanit Shani Taragin will speak three times this Shabbat and Motzei Shabbat: at Beth Aaron at 3:00pm, at Rinat at 5:00pm, and at Bnai Yeshurun at 9:30pm.
  • To register for a Motzei Shabbat shiur series for women, live streaming from 9:30-10:15pm, visit
  • Ma'ayanot's community-wide Yom Iyun for men and women will take place on Sunday, September 22. For information, contact Sara Grinfeld at
  • On Monday, September 23, the Beit Midrash of Teaneck is sponsoring classes for men at Heichal HaTorah:

9:15am - Chavrusa learning        10:00am - Gemara shiurim by Rabbi Ronen Dvash and Rabbi Moshe Genack

11:00am - Shiur by Rabbi Zev Goldberg              12:00pm - Shiur by Rabbi Hayyim Angel

  • Refa'enu's peer-led mood disorder support group will meet on Tuesday, September 24, at 7:30pm at Ben Porat Yosef.
  • An information night for Yachad's Yad B'Yad Israel Experience will take place Tuesday, September 24, at 8:00pm at the Levie residence, 672 Rutland Avenue, Teaneck.
  • A parlor meeting to learn about The Zone Sleepaway camp will take place Tuesday, September 24, at 8:30pm at the Pruzansky residence, 294 Ridge Street, New Milford.


Please include in your tefilot for refuah shlema: Aharon Meir ben Yael Miriam

Please include in your tefilot IDF soldiers and KT members serving in the IDF:
Chana Cohen, Akiva Gold, Arianna Kaye, Eli Putterman, Simmi Sausen and Tzvi Silver.

Congregation Keter Torah

600 Roemer Ave

Teaneck, NJ 07666

(201) 907 - 0180

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