600 Roemer Ave

Teaneck, NJ 07666

(201) 907 - 0180

Shabbat Schedule    


5:49pm - Candle Lighting

5:55pm - Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat



7:15am - Shacharit

8:30am - Parsha Shiur

Rabbi Baum studying Midrash with contemporary applications

9:00am - Shacharit

Bar Mitzvah of Mordechai Fox - Main Sanctuary

Post-Hashkama Shiur

Talia Molotsky on "What's the Name of the Game: Migdal Bavel and its Ramifications for Avraham's Epic Name Change"

9:15am - Teen Minyan

Bar Mitzvah of Eitan Geisler - Small Ballroom  

9:15am - Junior Congregation

Bar Mitzvah of Ethan Eis - Beit Midrash

9:15am - Youth Groups

9:57am - Latest Shma

10:45am - Torah Tots

Parsha Thoughts

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

4:00pm - Parent / Grandparent & Child Learning with Rabbi Baum, featuring ices and prizes, including a new supply of sports jerseys and apparel

4:35pm - Salsa Shiur

At the Siegel residence, 648 Winthrop Road, Teaneck

4:45pm - Daf Yomi         

4:45pm - Al haPerek

Matan Keter Torah Al haPerek Chavurah, studying Sefer Tehillim

5:35pm - Mincha / Seuda

Dvar Torah by Talia Molotsky, sponsored anonymously

6:48pm - Shabbat ends

9:00pm - Rabbi Reisman's Navi shiur

Mazal Tov

  • To Michelle Eis and Jeffrey Eis on the bar mitzvah of their son, Ethan. Mazal Tov to grandparents Frieda & David Deutsch and Susan & Michael Eis.
  • To Erica & Yosef Fox on the bar mitzvah of their son, Mordechai. Mazal Tov to grandparents Fran & Harvey Feldschreiber and Arlene Fox.
  • To Beth & Adam Geisler on the bar mitzvah of their son, Eitan. Mazal Tov to grandparents Susan & Israel Geisler and Seymour Wigod and to great grandparents Marilyn & Israel Grossman.
  • To Meital & Howard Teitelman on the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Tiferet. Mazal Tov to grandparents Vicky & Avi Canaan and Joyce Teitelman.
  • To Heidi & Alan Fuchs on the engagement of their son, Jono, to Chana Edinger of Silver Spring, Maryland.
  • To Esther & Warren Levie on the engagement of their son, Bentzion, to Bekah Detwiler, daughter of Amber & Boaz Detwiler of Jerusalem.
  • To Faigi & Stanley Fischman on the upcoming marriage of their son, Akiva, to Jenni Yocheved Jimenez.
  • To Deborah & Ira Palgon on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Yael, to Adam Lelkes.
  • To Elana & Marc Rothenberg on the occasion of their son, Jordan, putting on tefillin for the first time.


Hashkama Kiddush Sponsored by

  • Rachel & Shawn Langer to commemorate the yartzeit of Rachel's father, Dovid Menachem Chaim HaLevi ben Mordechai Yaakov & Esther, Dr. George Landa, z"l.


9:00am Minyan Kiddush in the Large Ballroom Sponsored by

  • Erica & Yosef Fox in honor of Mordechai's bar mitzvah. Rabbi Eli Reich of Yeshivat Sha'alvim will speak pre-Kiddush.


Welcome New Members

  • Micolette & Yossi Berger.


Friday Night Oneg - October 27 at the Silfen Residence

  • Please join us next Friday night, October 27, at 8:00pm, for our monthly Friday night Oneg, at the home of Bonnie & George Silfen, 1632 Dover Court, Teaneck. Rabbi Weiss will speak on "A Jew's First Journey."


Teen News                       Youth Director: Rivki Rosenthal(rivkirosenthal@gmail.com)

  • Rachel & Eliezer Gross will host a barbecue Melave Malka this Motzei Shabbat, October 21, from 8:30-10:00pm, at 22 Lee Place, Bergenfield.
  • All high school students are encouraged to join our first Friday Night Lights program on October 27, beginning with Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat at 5:45pm in the Beit Midrash, followed by dinner and Oneg Shabbat. There is no cost; for information, e-mail Eliezer at leiser144@aol.com.

New Shiurim Series Starting This Week

  • Rabbi Weiss's Contemporary Halacha Series - Sunday following the 8:00am minyan. This week's topic: "Business Competition and Monopolies in Halacha:  Laws of Hasagot Gvul."
  • Rabbi Baum's shiur on Tefilla - Wednesday following the 7:15am minyan; shiur, coffee and pastries sponsored by Lazy Bean Café.

Ongoing Shiurim


  • Daf Yomi - Sunday at 7:15am; Monday through Friday at 6:30am
  • Tuesday & Thursday    Torah in the AM 
    • 9:05am - Chavura on the topic of the golden calf
    • 9:45am - Studying Gemara Berakhot, chapter 6, with Rabbi Menahem Meier
    • 10:50am - Halakha and thought in Rambam's Mishneh Torah, with Rabbi Meier (Thursday only)
  • Wednesday at 10:30am - Yael Weil's Parshat Hashavua shiur
  • Wednesday at 7:00pm -Matan Bat Mitzvah class with Debbie Baum
  • Thursday at 9:00pm - Rabbi Frand's Parsha shiur
  • Daf a Week Project with Rabbi Baum - This week, participants will study Rosh Hashanah Daf 16; new topic this week. To sign up, e-mail Howard.


Coming Soon

  • Sunday, October 29 following the 8:00am minyan - Breakfast & Learn with Rabbi Baum, for children in grades 5-8, consisting of breakfast and informal learning discussions on ethical and legal issues, with great prizes
  • Wednesday, November 1 at 8:30pm - Yael Weil's Parshat Hashavua shiur (evening edition)
  • Tuesday, November 7 at 11:00am - Rabbi Baum's weekly Tehillim Shiur on "Timely Tehillim"
  • Motzei Shabbat, November 11 - Parent / Grandparent & Child Learning with pizza and prizes


Keter Torah News

  • We thank those who have already participated in the Yom Kippur appeal. If you have not yet made a pledge, please do so by visiting www.ketertorah.org and designating Yom Kippur Appeal in the PayPal dropbox menu.
  • Keter Torah will be hosting the annual Bergen County girls' Chai Lifeline Shabbaton on November 3-4. Families close to the Shul are needed to house the participants, each of whom will be accompanied by a counselor; all meals will be at Keter Torah. To volunteer, contact Keren Nussbaum at keren.nussbaum@gmail.com.
  • Except in an emergency, please do not open the doors marked "Emergency Exit Only." The safety and security of our Shul and of everyone inside depend on all members following this security protocol. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.


ATARA News    

Presidium: Keren Nussbaum (keren.nussbaum@gmail.com) & Arlene Shiner (arlenezizmor@hotmail.com)

  • Thank you to the Simchat Torah candy bag committee: Yael Goldberg and Deborah Pearlman. Thank you also to those who packed and distributed the candy bags: Samantha Begner; Hannah and Micky Bromberg; Abby, Lea, Rachel and Yael Goldberg; Maayanot Hirschkorn; Ann Holler; Benji Kooijmans; Jessica Lowy; Deborah Pearlman; Benji, Daniel and Julie Shiner and Miriam Zaider.
  • To donate a siddur or chumash in honor or in memory of someone, please contact Chana Schorr at chana_schorr@yahoo.com.
  • To celebrate your child's birthday with our Birthday Maaser program, e-mail Michelle Frohlich at michelle.frohlich@yahoo.com.


Thank You

  • To Tamar & Rony Kalina for sponsoring the healthy snacks for the youth groups.
  • To Michelle & Richard Frohlich for their donation to the Birthday Maaser program in honor of Hailey's ninth birthday.
  • To Noemi & Michael Sobol for their donation to the Birthday Maaser program in honor of Netanel's birthday.
  • To all CSS members who are volunteering their time to protect our Shul this Shabbat.

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

Nomi & Andrew Katz

Andrew's father, Chaim ben Moshe, Chaim Katz, z"l

Gail & Binyamin Rieder

Binyamin's grandmother, Bina bat Binyamin Mordechai, z"l

Daf Yomi

In honor of

Coffee & pastries sponsored anonymously

The Daf Yomi Chaburah and the Keter Torah Chesed Committee

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

  • There will be a Teaneck NCSY Oneg for high school teens this Friday, October 20, at 8:30pm at 441 West Englewood Avenue, Teaneck.
  • This Shabbat, October 21, at 4:30pm, Rabbi Binyamin Zimmerman will speak at Rinat.
  • The Jewish Association for Developmental Disabilities Walkathon will take place this Sunday, October 22. To register, visit www.j-add.org.
  • The Teaneck Orthodox Retiree Association's next event will take place on Wednesday, October 25. For information, e-mail mkarlin@aol.com.
  • To register for the Great Big Challah Bake on Wednesday, October 25, visit https://www.showclix.com/event/NNJGreatBigChallahBake.
  • The NCSY Summer Expo for parents and teens in grades 9-12 will take place Thursday, October 26, from 7:30-9:30pm at Keter Torah. To register, visit www.summer.ncsy.org.
  • To register for the Shabbat Project on Friday, October 27, at Beth Aaron, visit www.bethaaron.org.
  • The YU High School for Boys athletics reunion will take place Sunday, October 29. For information, visit www.yuhsb.org/athleticsreunion.
  • On Monday, October 30, from 3:00-8:00pm, the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps will hold a blood drive at 855 Windsor Road. For information, call 201-835-8057.
  • 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 thegoldsmiths@optonline.net.
  • Open Houses:

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

Keren Agus, Michael Finkel, Shoshana Goldman, Yitzi Lindenbaum, Eli Putterman and Ori Putterman.

Norman Stark, Chairman; Nahum Twersky, Honorary President
Binyamin Rieder, President (brieder@chestnutholdings.com)
Yossi Katz, Vice President
Howard Gruenspecht, Executive Director (howard@ketertorah.org)

Parshat Noach     Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan              October 20 - 21, 2017 / 1 Cheshvan 

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