Parashat Vayishlah – Our Local Weekly D’var Torah

Parashat Vayishlah December 4, 2014 Dear Congregants: Our Parashah begins with the historic showdown between Yaakov and Esav. Yaakov is informed that Esav is heading his way with 400 people. The Pasuk says “And Yaakov became very frightened and it distressed him.” Obviously, if he is very frightened then he is distressed; why should the Pasuk […]

Weekly Dvar Torah – Parashat Toledot

Novemver 13, 2017 Dear Congregants: In this week’s Parashah, we find the riveting story of the two son’s of Yishak, Yaakov and Esav. Early on in the Parashah, Esav sells his birthright to Yaakov. The birthright represented being the sole heir to the mission of Israel including receiving the Torah. The Torah tells us that Yishak’s favorite child was […]

Parashat Hayyeh Sarah in Fair Lawn NJ

Parashat Hayyeh Sarah November 6, 2017 Dear Congregants: The Pasuk says “VeAvraham Zaken Ba Bayamim VaHaShem Berach et Avraham Bakol” which means “And Avraham was old, advanced in days and HaShem had blessed Avraham with everything”. The question, of course, is the seeming redundancy within the Pasuk. If Avraham was old, that means that he […]

Weekly Parsha – Parashat Noah – Fair Lawn NJ

SCFL Parashat Noah Dear Congregants: In the beginning of this week’s Parashah, we read about the great flood that Hashem brought on the world. Later on in the Parashah, we read about the generation of division(Dor Hapelagah), in which Hashem mixed up the languages of the people. Rashi analyzes the sins of these two generations […]

Selihot and Morning Prayers for the Week of 9-2-17.

Shalom. We would like to inform you that Selichot and the morning prayers will be at the Paramus shul at “140 Arnot Rd.”  Next week (There will be no Shacharit in our shul). Selichot Followed by Shacharit in Paramus: Sunday morning at: 7 am During the week at: 5:30am Minchah and Arvit will continue to […]

Ani LeDodi VeDodi Li – Hodesh Tov Umvorach!

The special and powerful month of Elul is upon us; a month of mercy and forgiveness; a month of renewal;  a month of spirituality; and a time most propitious to come close to HaShem.  It is the month of Teshuvah.  HaShem informed Moshe on Rosh Hodesh Elul that he had began to forgive the Jewish people for the […]

Chodesh Elul – The Selichot Prayers

The announcement of Rosh Chodesh Elul is on Tuesday/Wednesday B”H, marks the beginning of the Selichot prayers. It is a period whereby we ask Hashem for forgiveness, repent and spiritually prepare ourselves for the upcoming high-holidays. As such, our daily morning Minyan will be held as the following: Selichot prayers:   5:30 am Mincha & […]

Seating Plans for the High-Holidays

We are in the process of finalizing the seating plans for the high-holidays. Over the next week, we will send out a notification will all the details about seat reservations and donations. Make sure you reserve you seats early as reservations will be honored on a first-come first-served basis.