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Welcome to Congregation Shaare Tefillah, Teaneck NJ

Recent Drasha Print E-mail

Parshas Metzora

Counting is a critical component of a number of mitzvos taught in sefer Vayikra.  Our parsha introduces this requirement among the laws of tumas zav and zava, the man or women who contracts a particular impurity must count seven days in order to become pure again:

 
Weekly Announcements PDF Print E-mail
Weekly Announcements for April 18th, 2014

Friday, April 18th

Candles: 7:20 PM

Mincha and Maariv: 7:20 PM

 
Sponsor a Kiddush Print E-mail

challah-kiddush-cupKiddush / Shalosh Seudos


In response to the heightened interest in Kiddush sponsorship that we are now seeing, we have decided to spice things up a little by offering more of a selection, hopefully providing a little more diversity.

Please see below for a list of upcoming kiddushim. To sponsor a kiddush please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or log on to our website. The full menus are available and all shul donations can be made online as well.

 
Shaare Tefillah Benevolent Society Print E-mail

The past twelve months for our shul have been some of the most eventful and wonderful in our shul’s history. Most of the events were all focused around our move into Claremont place. Many of our “firsts” included davening in our own shul on the Yamin Noraim, conducting HaKafot inside the sanctuary, Trivia night in our own social hall, our very own Megillah reading and Chagigah on Eruv Purim, in addition to the Bar Mitzvot that we’ve been fortunate to celebrate. We now boast more minyanim, increased youth events and shiurim, and seem to greet new members virtually every week. It is with this amazing growth and transformation that we kick off a new program for our members, one with a more serious tone.

 
Shaare Tefillah Membership Print E-mail

Dear Friend,

 

Please see the attached Membership letter for dues for 2013:

Membership Letter

Letter regarding Eruv assessment

Membership Application

 

 
Yizkor Appeal Print E-mail

Yom Kippur 5774

Dear Friends -

As we reach our one-year anniversary in our new home it is a perfect time to reflect on what an incredible year it has been. But as we look back we must also be planning ahead - we must ensure Shaare Tefillah is fiscally sound in order to provide for our short-term, mid-term and long-term Judaic needs.

I kindly ask that you take a few minutes to read the attached important letter regarding Shaare Tefillah's 2013 annual Yom Kippur Yizkor appeal, and help ensure the future of Shaare Tefillah is as bright as this past year has been.

Appeal cards will be available for both men and women on Yom Kippur day. Pledges can also be made in advance via Shaare Tefillah's website or mail.

Thank you and a ketiva v'chatima tova,
Michael
 
Mechiras Chametz Print E-mail
If you would like to sell your chametz with Rabbi Schiowitz, please fill out this form and bring it during the times that will be announced for Mechiras Chametz.

Please contact Rabbi Schiowitz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions.

If anyone would like to make a donation at the time of selling the chametz, please make checks payable to Shaare Tefillah Discretionary Fund

 

News and Events

Membership Forms

* PLEASE PAY YOUR MEMBERSHIP! *

WE CANNOT PAY OUR BILLS IF YOU DO NOT PAY YOURS.

Please return your membership form with payment as well as your yearly building fund commitment to Eric Orgen, 1090 Lambert Road.

NEW!!!
You may now subscribe for payments to be automatically charged to your credit card once a month for your Membership and Building Fund obligations.


 
Invite a family to lunch

Our community keeps growing! Invite a new family for a Shabbos meal!  As new families move to the Shaare Tefillah neighborhood, we would like to welcome them with open arms, beginning with a shabbos meal. If you'd like to be among the hosts, please contact Karen Orgen at karenorgen@gmail.com or 201-692-3956.


 
Donation Cards

Looking for a way to honor someone? A way to say thank you? Send condolences? Wish a mazal tov on a birth, birthday, milestone? Shaare Tefillah Mitzvah cards are the answer.

Cards can be purchased in packs of 10 for $100, or individually for $18 a piece.

To order Shaare Tefillah donation cards please click here:


 
Cookbooks

The Shaare Tefillah Sisterhood cookbooks are available! Get the secret recipes for the dishes the whole shul is talking about. With appetizers, soups, salads, main courses and desserts you'll love, at only $10, this book is a bargain!

To purchase a cookbook, please contact Gittel Levin at
joangittel@yahoo.com or call (201) 836-3431.


Capital Campaign

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