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

  • Shiva Notice - Silver/Rubin

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Alvin Silver, beloved father of our member, Carolyn Rubin.

    Shiva will be observed at 144-18 72nd Drive, Kew Gardens Hills, NY through Sunday night, October 26, at 10:00 PM. On Saturday night visitors are welcome until 11:00 pm.
    The phone number there is 718-261-9886.

    Minyan times are as follows:
    Mincha/Ma'ariv, Tues - Sun 5:50 PM

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

    May the families 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 - 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

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  • 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

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  • Updated Shiva Information - Zlotnick/Felsen

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Rabbi Dov Zlotnick, beloved father of our member Dena Felsen and of Tamar Kahane.

    The funeral took place in Israel yesterday. Dena will be returning to sit shiva at her home, 51 Westminster Ave., Bergenfield, Thursday Sept. 18 through Sunday morning, Sept. 21.


    Minyan times are as follows:
    Shacharit, Thurs - Fri: 7:00 AM
    Sunday: 8:00 AM


    MIncha/Ma'ariv 6:40 PM


    Please do not visit between 5:30 - 6:30 to allow the family time for dinner, or after 10:15 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

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  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Zlotnick/Felsen


    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Rabbi Dov Zlotnick, beloved father of our member Dena Felsen and of Tamar Kahane.

    The funeral will take place today, Friday Sept. 12 at 1:00 PM at the Riverdale Jewish Center, 3800 Independence Ave., Riverdale, NY.
    Kevura will be Sunday evening in Sanhedria, Yerushalayim.

    Details on shiva 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

    Read More