Congregation Keter Torah

600 Roemer Ave

Teaneck, NJ 07666

(201) 907 - 0180

Welcome to our guest this Shabbat: Rabbi Reuven Taragin
Dean of Overseas Students at Yeshivat HaKotel
Thank you to our sponsors:
Vicki & Steve Schreiber

Shabbat Schedule
8:10pm - Candle Lighting
7:00pm - Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat
 (Families who daven at the 7:00pm Mincha minyan should light candles by 7:15pm)
8:15pm - Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat
7:30am - Shacharit
Post-Hashkama shiur by Rabbi Taragin on "We are a Miracle - The Miracle of Jewish History"
9:00am - Shacharit
Drasha by Rabbi Taragin on "The Greatest Sin"
9:15am - Shacharit
Minyan with Rabbi Willig led by Rabbi Jonathan Knapp
9:15am - Youth Groups
For nursery through second grade
9:18am - Latest Shma
10:45am - Torah Tots
6:00pm - Salsa Shiur
Studying Masechet Kiddushin; at the Linder residence, 789 Downing Street, Teaneck
6:10pm - Al haTorah
Keter Torah Al haTorah Chavurah, studying Sefer Bereshit, sponsored this week by Michal & Gad Cohen to commemorate the yartzeit of Michal's sister, Dafna bat Nisan, Dafna Laufer, z"l
7:00pm - Shiur
Rabbi Taragin on "Torah Tips on How to Build / Maintain a Strong Marriage"
7:10pm - Daf Yomi
8:00pm - Mincha / Shiur
Rabbi Taragin on "(How) Is Ahavat Yisrael Possible?"
9:17pm - Shabbat ends
Mazal Tov
  • To Jessica & David Lefkowitz on the bar mitzvah, in Israel, of their son, Eitan. Mazal Tov to grandparents Joe Lefkowitz and Rona Light.
  • To Miriam Tropp-Loweff & Jules Loweff on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Riva Tropp, to Josh Lockerman, son of Moreen and Dr. Zachary Lockerman.
  • To Tammy & Kenny Secemski and Jamie & Robert Greenberg on the birth of a granddaughter, Lilah, to parents Arielle & Dani Secemski. Mazal Tov to great-grandparents Kathy & Leibi Weiden, Doris & Abe Siegelman, Lisa & Albert Kissous and Yona & Warren Brattner.
Hashkama Kiddush Sponsored by
  • Carl Feit, Margit Kaufman & Kevie Feit, and family to commemorate the yartzeit of Carl's mother and Kevie's grandmother, Gila bat Moshe, Gertrude Feit, z"l.
Kiddush at Minyan with Rabbi Willig Sponsored by
  • An anonymous sponsor in honor of Rabbi Knapp and all the good work that he does.

Rabbi Aryeh Stechler: Next Shabbat - July 20
  • Rabbi Aryeh Stechler, Rosh Yeshiva and Dean of Yeshivat Heichal HaTorah, will be our guest next Shabbat, July 20. To co-sponsor, e-mail
Minyan with Rabbi Willig
  • Shabbat, July 20 - Led by Rabbi Chaim Hagler
  • Shabbat, August 3 - Led by Rabbi Steven Weil
  • Shabbat, August 17 - Led by Rabbi Daniel Alter
Keter Torah News
  • Keter Torah is hosting events this Sunday and Thursday. Parking spaces will be available for Mincha/Ma'ariv, but, if possible, please walk to Shul.
Youth News                Youth Director: Rivki Rosenthal (
  • Children entering nursery through second grade, and third through fifth grade girls, are invited to participate in the KTYD program on Tisha B'Av from 9:15am to 2:15pm. Space is limited; e-mail for reservations and cost information.

Please Join This Week's Shiurim
  • Daf Yomi - Sunday at 7:15am; Monday through Friday at 6:30am
  • Monday & Wednesday Summer Women's Evening Beit Midrash
         7:00pm - Open Beit Midrash for chavruta study
         8:00pm - Beginners & intermediate gemara shiur with Devora Dawidowicz
         9:00pm - Halacha class for all levels
  • 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 11; to sign up, e-mail
 Thank You
  • To all CSS members who are volunteering their time to protect our Shul this Shabbat.
Clothing Drive
  • The annual community-wide children's clothing drive will take place at Keter Torah from July 24 through July 30. Drop-off children's clothing, as well as children's and adults coats and shoes (all in great condition), Sunday, July 21, from 9:00am-1:00pm, and all day Monday, July 22. Volunteers are also needed to sort clothing. To volunteer, or to make a shopping appointment, please e-mail

Thank You to Our Learning and Shiur Sponsors

Day of Learning
In memory of
Carl Feit, Margit Kaufman & Kevie Feit, and family
Carl's mother and Kevie's grandmother, Gila bat Moshe,
Gertrude Feit, z"l
Caren & Michael Graber
Michael's mother, Bracha bat Yisrael HaLevi,
Bracha Graber, z"l
Gila & Dovid Zelig
Dovid's father, Moshe ben Yisrael Asher Zelig,
Moshe Zelig, z"l
Week of Learning
In memory of
Dena & Mark Levie and
Esther & Warren Levie
Mark and Warren's mother, Rus bat Moshe, Ruth Levie, z"l
The Orlinsky Family
Jay's mother, Rachail Leah bat Rav Chayim Asher HaKohen,
Rose Orlinsky, 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
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 - 8:10pm
Community News
  • On Sunday, July 14, from 12:00-8:00pm, the Bergenfield Volunteer Fire Department, located at 238 West Clinton Avenue, will host the Wandering Que. A portion of the proceeds will help support the fire house.
  • On Mondays & Wednesdays, the Beit Midrash of Teaneck is sponsoring classes for men at Heichal HaTorah:
        9:15am - Seder                                                  
        10:00am - Gemara shiur by Rabbi Daniel Fridman
        11:00am - Shiur by Rabbi Daniel Feldman       
        12:00pm - Shiur by Rabbi Hayyim Angel
  • For information on NCSY'S Summer Girls' Learning Initiative, taking place at Beth Abraham on Monday nights through August 12, e-mail Dr. Aliza Frohlich at
  • Refa'enu's peer-led mood disorder support group will meet Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm at Ben Porat Yosef.
  • The Yavneh Academy Golf, Tennis, and Fitness outing will take place on Monday, July 22, at the Alpine Country Club. For more information or to register, please visit
  • Elan Carr, United States Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, will speak at Bnai Yeshurun on Tuesday, July 23, at 8:15pm.
  • There will be a blood drive at Beth Aaron on Sunday, July 28, from 8:30am-2:00pm. For information, visit
  • Rabbi Shai Finkelstein will speak at Rinat on Sunday, July 28, at 8:30pm.
 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:
Keren Agus, Akiva Gold, Arianna Kaye, Naftali Lieber, 
Eli Putterman, Simmi Sausen and Tzvi Silver.

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