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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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