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.
 
 

Latest Announcements

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • Shiva Notice - Shub/Paley


    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Leah Shub, beloved sister of our member, Rabbi David Paley.

    The funeral took place earlier today in Michigan.
    Shiva is being observed at the Paley residence, 29 West Gate Road, Apt. 2A, Teaneck, through Tuesday morning, Nov. 4.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Mincha/Ma'ariv, Wed - Mon 5:45 PM
    Shacharit, Thurs - Tues 7:30 AM
    Sunday 8:30 AM

    Please do not visit between 5:00 - 5:30 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

    Read More

  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Seymour Katz


    We regret to inform you of the passing of our longtime member, Seymour Katz, beloved husband of our member Edythe.

    The funeral will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21, at 10:30 AM, at Gutterman Musicant Funeral Home in Hackensack.

    Shiva will be observed at the Katz residence, 1326 Fayette Street, through Monday morning, October 27.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Mincha/Ma'ariv, Tues - Sunday - 5:55 PM
    Shacharit, Wed - Mon - 8:00 AM

    Please do not visit between 5:00 - 5:30 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

    Read More

  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Frank


    We regret to inform you of the passing of Evelyn Frank, beloved mother of our affiliate member, Barry Frank.

    The funeral will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 11:00 AM in the Modi'in Cemetery, Israel.

    Barry will sit shiva in Israel, at 50 Yosef, Modi'in, Motza'ei Shabbat through Monday evening.
    He will return to Teaneck and sit shiva at his home, 1344 Dickerson Road, Tuesday morning through Thursday morning, Oct. 24.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Shacharit, Tuesday - 7:30 AM
    Wed & Thurs - 6:30 AM
    Mincha/Ma'ariv, Tues & Wed - 5:55 PM

    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

    Read More