Congregation Keter Torah

600 Roemer Ave

Teaneck, NJ 07666

(201) 907 - 0180

Shabbat Schedule


8:11pm - Candle Lighting

7:00pm - Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat - Main Sanctuary

(Families who daven at the 7:00pm Mincha should light candles by 7:15pm)

8:15pm - Mincha / Kabbalat Shabbat - Beit Midrash



7:15am & 9:00am - Shacharit

8:30am - Parsha Shiur

Rabbi Danzger

9:10am - Latest Shma

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

Post-Hashkama Shiur

Rabbi Weiss on "The Art of Machlokes"

10:45am - Torah Tots

5:00pm - Parent / Grandparent & Child Learning with Rabbi Baum

6:15pm - Al haPerek

Rabbi Baum will give this week's Matan Keter Torah Al haPerek Chavurah shiur, in honor of the conclusion of the group's 18 month study of  Sefer Tehillim

7:05pm - Salsa Shiur

At the Mankowitz residence, 813 Downing Street, Teaneck

7:15pm - Daf Yomi

Rabbi Danzger

7:15pm - Women's Seuda

Led by Talia Molotsky

8:05pm - Mincha / Seuda

Rabbi Baum will give a short shiur on bikur cholim, and Meredith Yager and Tsipi Gurell, co-presidents of Bikur Cholim of Bergen County, will speak, sponsored anonymously

9:21pm - Shabbat ends

Mazal Tov

  • To Rachel & Dr. Menachem Gold on the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Ariella. Mazal Tov to grandparents Miriam & Ephraim Gold and Helen & Dr. Herman Greenberg and to great grandfather Dr. David Gold.
  • To Robyn & Shukie Grossman on the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Amira. Mazal Tov to grandparents Eileen & Dr. Kenneth Horowitz and Shirley Grossman.
  • To Keren & Jeremy Nussbaum on the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Kayla. Mazal Tov to grandparents Chaim Malaky and Miriam Nussbaum.
  • To Ricki & Jay Scharf on the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Hanna. Mazal Tov to grandparents Terry & Kenny Scharf and Irene & Tibor Rosenberg and to great-grandparents David Kahan and Sam Teitelbaum.
  • To Dalit & Harris Sterman and Lisa & Dugie Baron on the birth of a grandson, to parents Danielle & Ariel Sterman.
  • To Naomi & Marc Knoller on the engagement of their daughter, Elana, to Robert Halperin of Westchester, New York.
  • To the Matan group on their completion of Sefer Tehillim.

Kiddush Coordinated by Friends of Ruchie & Rabbi Kenneth Brander in Honor of their Upcoming Aliya, Sponsored by

  • Gabrielle & Daniel Altman
  • Debbie & Rabbi Shalom Baum
  • Hila & Adam Berner
  • Rabbi Meier Brueckheimer
  • Chava & Ephraim Casper
  • Lisa & Ricky Finkel
  • Beverly & Michael Kastner
  • Regina & Michael Koenig
  • Esther & Warren Levie
  • Julie & David Papier
  • Vivi & Elie Rosenfeld
  • Erica & Jerry Silverman
  • Sivya & Nahum Twersky

Hashkama Kiddush Sponsored by

  • Charlene & Myron Schulman in honor of the gabbaim and ba'alei koreh, with gratitude for their dedication to making the minyan so meaningful during the year.

Teen Minyan Kiddush Sponsored by

  • The Davidovsky family in honor of Ari laining his bar mitzvah parsha.

Welcome New Members

  • Leah & Bryan Sterba

A Note from Yesh Tikva to Keter Torah

Dear Rabbi Baum,

Thank you for raising awareness about infertility and Yesh Tikva in your community over Shavout. We so appreciate your continued support. If there is anything that we can do to support those in your community facing infertility, or their families and friends, please do not hesitate to reach out. We are open to any suggestions for resources that you or someone you know may need that we do not yet provide. We are here to ensure that no one should have to feel alone or ashamed while navigating infertility. For more information, visit us at, or e-mail us at

Gila Muskin Block, Executive Director and Founder, Yesh Tikva


Keter Torah News

  • Keter Torah is hosting events this Sunday and Wednesday. Parking spaces will be available for Mincha/Ma'ariv, but, if possible, please walk to Shul.
  • Keter Torah is happy to announce that it has won an OU Women's Initiative Challenge Grant, which will be used to help launch our first Summer Evening Women's Beit Midrash Program. Classes in Talmud and Halacha will be held the first three weeks in July. For details, see the flyers and poster in the Atrium. For information, e-mail gstechler@gmail.comor
  • Yitzchak Brander will host a book sale benefitting Yashar Lachayal on Sunday, June 17, from 10:00am-1:00pm at 725 Winthrop Road, Teaneck.

Youth News                  Youth Director: Rivki Rosenthal (

  • Rabbi Dovi Fischer, of Camp Morasha and Yeshivat HaKotel, will give the Dvar Torah at the Teen Minyan on June 23.

Thank You

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




Please Join This Week's Shiurim

  • Daf Yomi - Sunday at 7:15am; Monday through Friday at 6:30am
  • Sunday following the 8:00am minyan - Rabbi Weiss's Halacha Series on "Driving to the Mountains on Erev Shabbat"
  • Tuesday & Thursday Torah in the AM: 9:05am - Chavura studying Sefer Bamidbar; 9:45am - Studying Gemara Makot, chapter 1; 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
  • Daf a Week Project with Rabbi Baum - This week, studying Taanit Daf 16; to sign up, e-mail

Upcoming Special Programs

  • Shabbat, June 30, at 6:15pm - Leah Silver, daughter of Helen, z"l, & Rabbi Meier Brueckheimer, will give the Matan shiur
  • Shabbat, June 30, following Mincha at 8:05pm - Seuda Shlishit in honor of our congregants who are making aliya, and those that did so during the past year.

A Special Goodbye to Our Outgoing Youth Leaders

Zach Schreiber, who worked at Keter Torah for three years, graduated TABC and will be attending Yeshivat HaKotel next year. Zach's favorite part of working at Keter Torah was being able to create lasting bonds with the children.  
Leora Barkai, who worked at Keter Torah for six years, graduated The Frisch School and will be attending the University of Maryland next year. Her favorite part of working at Keter Torah was being able to connect with the children and making them smile.
Leora Papier, who worked at Keter Torah for five years, graduated The Frisch School and will be attending Midreshet HaRova next year. Her favorite part of working at Keter Torah was hanging out with the third and fourth grade girls.  
Eliana Zelig, who worked at Keter Torah for seven years, graduated Ma'ayanot and will be attending Tiferet next year. Her favorite part of working at Keter Torah was starting in the nursery group and moving up with her children. She loved seeing them mature over the years, and creating a strong bond with them.
Rachel Klamen worked at Keter Torah for seven years and is a graduate of Baruch College. Her favorite part of working at Keter Torah was giving the kids a positive and meaningful environment to have fun and grow.  
Noam Putterman, who worked at Keter Torah for six years, graduated MTA and will be attending Gush next year. His favorite part of working at Keter Torah was helping the children have a meaningful, yet fun, Shabbat


Thank You to Our Learning and Shiur Sponsors

Day of Learning

In memory of

Chava & Ephraim Casper

Ephraim's grandfather, Ephraim ben Avraham Yitzchak, 

Efroim Szkilewski, z"l, and his cousin, Bracha bat Saadiya, Barbara Rosen, z"l

Sima & Daniel Weingarten

Daniel's mother, Tova Sara bat Hillel v'Bina, 

Toby Weingarten, z"l

Week of Learning

In memory of

Esther & Warren Levie

Esther's father, Moshe Yehuda ben Mordechai, 

Moses Podolski, z"l

Daf Yomi

In honor of

Coffee & pastries sponsored anonymously

The Daf Yomi Chaburah and the Keter Torah Chesed Committee

Parent / Grandparent & Child Learning

In honor of

Erika & Shneur Gershuni

Debbie & Rabbi Baum

Matan Keter Torah Al haPerek Chavurah

In memory of

Rabbi Meier Brueckheimer and family, and the chavurah participants

Helen Brueckheimer, z"l

Rabbi Weiss's Halacha Series

In honor of

Terry & Dennis Eisenberg

Terry & Dennis's children and grandchildren

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 Monday, June 18, at 7:00pm, Rabbi Kenneth Brander will speak at a Midreshet Lindenbaum Meet & Greet BBQ, for incoming high school seniors and their parents, at the Altman residence, 727 Dearborn Street, Teaneck. For information, e-mail
  • Refa'enu's mood disorder support group will meet on Tuesday, June 19, at 7:30pm at Ben Porat Yosef.
  • Rabbi Shalom Rosner will give a parsha shiur at 68 Westminster Avenue, Bergenfield on Wednesday, June 20 at 8:00pm.
  • A Kids of Courage comedy night with Elon Gold will take place Wednesday, June 27, at 8:00pm at Rinat. For information, e-mail Allison Adler at
  • For information on Teach NJS, and to help secure state funding for nonpublic schools, visit


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 - 8:15pm


Thank you to everyone who joined in celebrating our 18th Annual Dinner honoring Barbara & Joseph Rotenberg and Jennie & Reuven Mohl. We thank the following members for participating in our dinner campaign. It's not too late to participate and be a part of this important fundraising event for our Shul.  Please visit and select dinner from the PayPal drop-down menu.


Ossi & Sam Abraham

Malka & David Abrahams

Debbie & Carmi Abramowitz

Teddy & Joel Abramowitz

Allison & Elliott Adler

Leah & Jonathan Adler

Joanie & Richard Alexander

Gabrielle & Daniel Altman

David Ashendorf

Shelley & Bruce Badner

Sara Leah & Nachum Barishansky

Ann & Charles Bartel

Stacey & Jay Barth

Debbie & Rabbi Shalom Baum

Laurie Baumel & Manny Litchman

Samantha & Aaron Begner

Lulu & Naftoli Berlinger

Shifra & Dani Bendheim

Isaac Berger

Nini & Steven Berger

Hila & Adam Berner

Malkie & Josh Bernheim

Chani & Akiva Bersson

Jennifer & Effi Billauer

Renee & Howard Blumenfeld

Ruchie & Rabbi Kenny Brander

Shira & Steven Brandsdorfer

Micky & Howard Bromberg

Yaffa & Neil Bromberg

Rabbi Meier Brueckheimer

Amy & Joshua Buchsbayew

Alyson & Moshe Butler

Chava & Ephraim Casper

Devorah & Joshua Chaitovsky

Michal & Gad Cohen

Marvin Cohen

Batya & Jeremy Danzer

Gila Cohen & Matias Davidovsky

Michelle & Ephraim Davidowitz

Jacqueline & Jason Demby

Rita & Don Cutler

Shoshana & Mark Dresdner

Fran & Sam Ebel

Bracha & Shimon Einhorn

Terry & Dennis Eisenberg

Gila & Gary Elbaum

Inbar & Nir Eshed

Linda & Jeffrey Esses

Sara & Reuven Falik

Carl Feit

Rella Feldman & Curtiss Pulitzer

Diana & Michael Feintuch

Abby & Dudi Feuer

Lisa & Ricky Finkel

Faigi & Stanley Fischman

Keren & Dov Fisher

Alana & Steven Fisher

Ari Fishkin

Esther & Mort Fridman

Esther & Jerry Friedman

Alyssa & Ari Forman

Chary & Steve Fox

Erica & Yosef Fox

Elisheva & Jeff Fuchs

Mushy & Lenny Fuld

Vivi & Steven Furer

Brenda & Mark Gardenswartz

Ruth Gershen & Rabbi Hillel Gold

Alisa & Jonathan Gellis

Erika & Shneur Gershuni

Yael & Jason Gevertzman

Ilana Glickman

Enid & Allan Goldberg

Susan & Daniel Goldberg

Yael & Marc Goldberg

Devorah & Edward Goldman

Rochelle & Phil Goldschmiedt

Chaya & Mark Goldsmith

Bruchie & Moshe Goldstein

Gali & Tzvi Goodman

Aviva & Lee Gorin

Lisa & Josh Gottlieb

Phyllis & Buzzy Green

Daniel Greenbaum

Sylvia & Stuart Greenstein

Rachel & Eliezer Gross

Robyn & Shukie Grossman

Sara & Howard Gruenspecht

Karen & Mottie Guttmann

Miriam & Andrew Gutwein

Estee & Jesse Hirsch

Judy & Jay Hochsztein

Talia & Adam Hoenig

Amanda & Avi Hoffman

Ann & Lenny Holler

Jackie & Mark Horowitz

Aviva Itzkowitz

Debbie & David Kahn

Tamar & Rony Kalina

Rachel & Alan Kaminetzky

Tali & Brian Kardon

Adina & Eitan Kastner

Beverly & Michael Kastner

Becky & Avi Katz

Elissa & Michael Katz

Deborah & Rabbi Ethan Katz

Shari & Yossi Katz

Sheryl & Michael Katz

Beverly & Ari Kellen

Margit Kaufman & Kevie Feit

Genene & Marc Kaye

Beth & Jonathan Kepets

Beverly & Ari Kellen

Estee Kirsch

Jack Kirsch

Nicole & Ellie Kinches

Janine & Max Klein

Lorraine & David Klyman

Chani & Dani Kohn

Lori & Liron Kronzon

Heidi & Eric Kuperman

Gail & Howard Kurlantzick

Ann & Tom Langer

Jessica & David Lefkowitz

Dena & Mark Levie

Esther & Warren Levie

Trudy & Toddie Levine

Bassie & Adam Lewis

Tilly & Mark Lichtschein

Julia & Andrew Linder

Miriam & Jules Loweff

Jessica & Michael Lowy

Dina & Jon Lumerman

Cynthia & Gerold Mallow

Renee & Doug Mann

Shira & Doug Marks

Tzipora & Rabbi Menahem Meier

Davida & Josh Menasha

Yaelle & David Metzman

Dina & Judah Miller

Shira Mirkhani

Jennie & Reuven Mohl

Evelyn Morris

Batya & Azriel Novogroder

Fayge & Michael Novogroder

Keren & Jeremy Nussbaum

Dawn & Moshe Orlinsky

Julie & David Papier

Batya & Nachman Paul

Karen & Allen Perl

Maytal & Steven Perl

Chani & Alan Perlman

Carley & Brett Peven

Dorienne & Benjamin Planer

Daniela & Daniel Pomerantz

Andrea & Larry Portal

Channa & Stanley Potash

Flora & Jerry Press

Debby & Chaim Putterman

Deborah & Michael Rapoport

Gail & Binyamin Rieder

Racheli & Yitzy Robinzon

Jill & Mark Rosalimsky

Naomi Rosen

Aliza & Mordy Rosenberg

Rivki & Motty Rosenthal

Barbara & Joseph Rotenberg

Daphna Roth & Greg Raykher

Elana & Marc Rothenberg

Rita Rothenberg

Yael & Elnatan Rudolph

Sharon & Daniel Rynhold

Marcia & Bob Sandler

Nicole & Daniel Sausen

Etti & Chaim Schaap

Tammi & Bennet Schachter

Ricki & Jay Scharf

Jennifer & Erik Schetina

Sarah & Steve Schleifer

Chana Schorr

Daniela & Laurence Schreiber

Vicki & Steve Schreiber

Sharona & Jacob Schulder

Aliza Schulhof

Charlene & Myron Schulman

Rachel & Daniel Schwartz

Rina & Allan Schwartz

Tammy & Kenny Secemski

Deena & Michael Seelenfreund

Jennifer & Tzvi Seidel

Renee & Daniel Seidman

Elissa & Steven Seltzer

Barbara & Stanley Shapiro

Karen Shawn & Keith Breiman

Chana & Daniel Shields

Wendy & Yossi Shindler

Arlene & Jay Shiner

Robin Siegel

Dina & Zvi Silverberg

Dassi & Joey Silverman

Erica & Jerry Silverman

Joy & Barry Sklar

Karin & Warren Slaten

Noemi & Michael Sobol

Barbara & Alan Sohn

Nina & David Sohnen

Helene & Norman Stark

Etti & Jordan Stavsky

Dalia & Ed Stelzer

Ellen & Stanley Stone

Pnina & Jason Suss

Meital & Howie Teitelman

Susan & Daniel Turk

Sivya & Nahum Twersky

Leah & Israel Wallach

Yael & Rabbi Steven Weil

Ronda & Melvin Weinberg

Chaviva & Ronnie Weinblut

Sima & Danny Weingarten

Lea & Yitsy Weinreb

Chaya & David Weisberg

Fortune & Shimon Weiss

Jamie & Avi Weiss

Leelee & Rabbi Duvie Weiss

Ahuva & Lance Winslow

Maida & Arthur Yagoda

Miriam & Arik Zaider

Gila & David Zelig


Please include in your tefilot IDF soldiers and KT members serving in the IDF:
Keren Agus, Michael Finkel, Shoshana Goldman, Naftali Lieber, Eli Putterman and Tzvi Silver.

Shabbat Notes                              Parshat Korach                          June 15 - 16, 2018 / 3 Tammuz

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