Bnot
Message from Bnot
We would like to take this opportunity to introduce Bnot, the sisterhood of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, and to tell you a little bit about the programming and services that we coordinate. Our goal is to provide the Bnai Yeshurun community with a variety of events (unique and recurring) that help bring the members of our community together, as well as to provide communal services for various events within the life cycle. Our board members meet monthly to discuss events, coordinate programs, and plan forthcoming ones. The success of our programs depends on the support of you, our community. We rely on the volunteers who help in various capacities and encourage you to see if there is a way you would like to contribute to some of these great programs. We especially hope you will contribute your own new ideas to Bnot. Please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it anytime. We look forward to hearing from you and working with you in the future!

Welcoming Committee
A beautiful way to welcome new members of our community. Each family will receive a package with a community guide as well as a lovely housewarming gift.
Please contact Debby at the CBY office (201-836-8916) if you know of anyone new in the neighborhood.

Women’s Rosh Chodesh Shiurim
A new and exciting speaker gives a once monthly shiur.
Contact Chaya Schwartz (201-928-1072) for sponsorship opportunities and events details.

Golden Cards
These cards are a perfect way to make a donation in honor or in memory of a lifecycle event. Cards can be purchased and sent on your behalf or can be bought in bulk.
Contact Arleen Cohen (201-837-5045) or Brenda Hanauer (201-836-0484) to order.

Shiva Meals
We provide catered Shabbos meals to families sitting Shiva.
Contact Debby at the CBY office (201-836-8916) for more information.

Meals for Moms
While this exciting time is quite joyous, it can also be overwhelming for a new mom. This program offers one week of hot fresh meals to help take a load off.
Contact Bibi Pavel (201-836-8492) or Chaya Schwartz (201-928-1072) if you know of a new mom or if you would like to cook for a new mom.

Rosh Hashana Greetings
A fantastic way to wish your family and friends in the community a Shanah Tovah.

Rosh Hashana Honey Sale
Enjoy a bottle of one of many varieties of delicious gourmet honey or choose the gift wrap option and share!

Chanukah Boutique
An opportunity to shop and schmooze while supporting Bnot.

Mishloach Manot
Enhance Purim by sharing it with the Bnai Yeshurun family.

Purim Chagigah
Join us for an evening of family and fun including an animated Megillah reading, carnival, crafts, prizes and delicious food.

Pesach Wine Sale
A convenient way to purchase your pre-Pesach wine selections while supporting Bnot.

Shavuos Bake Sale
Bake a cake, buy a cake! Enjoy some of the delicacies your community members have made and get a chance to showcase your favorites while supporting Bnot.

Cooking Demonstrations
A fun and entertaining way to get together in a social setting as well as learn and share recipes and techniques.

Welcome New Members Luncheon
A wonderful and fun venue for new members to meet current ones.

Family Portrait Day
A unique opportunity to get your family together for some beautiful keepsake portraits.
 
 

Latest Announcements

  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Vogel/Kalkstein

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Howard Kalkstein, beloved brother of our affiliate member Lorraine Vogel.

    The funeral will take place tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 28, graveside, at 10:00 AM, at the Eternal Light Cemetery, Boynton Beach, FL.

    Lorraine will be returning to sit shiva at her home, 1170 Sussex Rd., beginning Monday morning, through Thursday morning, March 5.

    If you wish to send a gold card, please call Arleen Cohen,
    201-837-5045 or Brenda Hanauer, 201-836-0484.

    May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

    The Chevra Kadisha
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
    Rabbi Ari Zahtz
    Steven Margulies, President

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  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Appleman/Adler

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Sidney Adler, beloved brother of our member Florence Appleman.

    The funeral will take place tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 AM, at Robert Schoem Menorah Chapel, 150 W. State Route 4, Paramus, NJ.
    Burial will follow at Cedar Park Cemetery, 735 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ.

    Shiva information to follow.

    If you wish to send a gold card, please call Arleen Cohen,
    201-837-5045 or Brenda Hanauer, 201-836-0484.

    May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

    The Chevra Kadisha
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
    Rabbi Ari Zahtz
    Steven Margulies, President

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  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Small

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Mr. Albert Small, beloved father of our affiliate member, Leslie Small.

    The funeral will take place on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 11:00 AM at The Robert E. Shure Funeral Home, 543 George St., New Haven, CT.

    Shiva will be observed at the home of Bruce Small, 1410 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT on Monday Feb. 23. Beginning Tuesday, through Friday Feb. 27, shiva will be observed at Leslie's home, 433 Ogden Ave., Teaneck.

    If you wish to send a gold card, please call Arleen Cohen,
    201-837-5045 or Brenda Hanauer, 201-836-0484.

    May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

    The Chevra Kadisha
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
    Rabbi Ari Zahtz
    Steven Margulies, President

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  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Schaap/Shachaf

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Mr. Menachem Shachaf, beloved brother of our affiliate member, Chaim Schaap and Eliezer Schaap.

    The funeral took place earlier today in Yerushalayim.

    Shiva will be observed at 33 Mishol Hadas, Ramot, Israel.
    Chaim can be reached at 011-972-52-734-3680. Please remember the time difference when calling.

    If you wish to send a gold card, please call Arleen Cohen, 201-837-5045 or Brenda Hanauer, 201-836-0484.

    May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

    The Chevra Kadisha
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
    Rabbi Ari Zahtz
    Steven Margulies, President

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  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Schevelowitz/Stavsky

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Rebbetzin Anne Schevelowitz, beloved mother of our affiliate member, Janet Stavsky.
    The funeral will take place today, Thursday, Feb. 12, at 10:30 AM at Gutterman - Musicant Funeral Home in Hackensack.
    Shiva will be observed at the Stavsky residence, 394 Maitland Ave., Teaneck, through Wednesday morning, Feb. 18.

    If you wish to send a gold card, please click here to order online or call Arleen Cohen,
    201-837-5045 or Brenda Hanauer, 201-836-0484.

    May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

    The Chevra Kadisha
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky
    Rabbi Ari Zahtz
    Steven Margulies, President

    Read More