History of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun

Above please see a brief video detailing the shul history, as told by Esther Manischewitz, prepared and shown at the 2008 annual dinner in honor of the shul's 50th anniversary.

Directed and produced by Jeffrey Kaplan
Filmed and edited by Noah Kaplan

This film is dedicated to the five founding families and is in memory of William Manischewitz.
Copyright 2008 Kaplan Pictures. All rights reserved.
 
 

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  • Shiva Notice - Kook

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Beatrice Kook, beloved mother of our member Mark Kook.

    Shiva will be observed at the home of Mark's brother, Arthur Kook, in Englewood, at 263 Broad Ave. through Friday afternoon, Jan. 16.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Mincha, Mon - Thurs 4:35 PM
    Shacharit, Tues, Wed, Fri 7:30 AM
    Thursday 7:15 AM

    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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  • Shiva Notice - Rothschild

    We regret to inform you of the passing of
    Sorale Raab, beloved mother of our affiliate member Shoshana Rothschild.

    The funeral took place yesterday.

    Shiva will be observed at the Rothschild residence, 599 South Forest Drive through Friday, Jan. 16.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Mincha/Maariv Mon & Tues - 4:40 PM
    Shacharit, Tuesday - 6:30 AM

    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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  • Shiva Notice - Levi

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Ruth Levi, beloved mother of our member Ernie Levi.

    Ernie will sit shiva in his home, 617 North Forest Drive, beginning Wednesday evening at 8:00 PM through Friday afternoon, Dec. 26.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Shacharit, Thurs - Fri: 7:25 AM
    Mincha/Ma'ariv Thurs: 4:20 PM

    Please do not visit between 6:00 - 6:30 PM to allow the family time for dinner.

    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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  • Updated Shiva Information - Harrison

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Leo Harrison, beloved father of our member Jonathan Harrison.

    The funeral will is taking place today, Friday, Dec. 19, in Chicago.

    Jonathan will sit shiva in Chicago through Monday morning Dec. 22.
    He can be reached in Chicago at 312-642-4698.

    He will be returning to Teaneck on Monday afternoon to sit shiva in his home, 591 Berwick Avenue through Thursday morning, Dec. 25.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Mincha/Ma'ariv, Mon - Wed: 4:20 PM
    Shacharit, Tues - Thurs: 7:00 AM

    Please do not visit between 6:00 - 6:30 PM to allow the family time for dinner.

    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 - Harrison

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Leo Harrison, beloved father of our member Jonathan Harrison.

    The funeral will take place tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 19, in Chicago.

    Jonathan will sit shiva in Chicago through Monday morning and will be returning to Teaneck on Monday.
    He can be reached in Chicago at 312-642-4698.
    Further shiva details will 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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