welcomelogo Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, located in Teaneck, New Jersey, is an Orthodox synagogue of approximately 800 member and affiliate families that just recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. During that period, it has been the catalyst for the development of Teaneck as one of the premier Orthodox communities in the United States, with the full variety of local Jewish establishments as well as close to a dozen other shuls in our vicinity.

Bnai Yeshurun is a classic mega-shul - but in the variety of minyanim catering to different needs and personalities, we retain the small shul feel of closeness and camaraderie.

I try to bring a passion and verve to my activities - whether through my shiurim, drashot or activism. We are extremely proud to be in the forefront of American shuls that have fought for the right of Jewish settlement throughout the land of Israel, and even prouder of the contributions we have made to Israel - Sifrei Torah donated to six different yeshivot (in Yerushalayim, Hevron, the Golan, Elon Moreh and elsewhere), children's parks, mobile gyms/shuls for the use of soldiers of the IDF, and a bus for the residents of Hevron. There are plaques adorning the walls of numerous institutions and places in Israel honoring our efforts, of all which have given us a share in the mitzva of Yishuv Eretz Yisrael.

Personally, I am a graduate of Columbia University and Cardozo School of Law, amusmach of Yeshiva Bnei Torah (under the leadership of Rav Yisrael Chait, shlit"a), and practiced law for 13 years in New York City before coming to Teaneck and Bnai Yeshurun in 1994. Despite the shul's size, I make every effort to know every member family (i.e., if they want me to know them, and they want to know me) !

We welcome all new members who share our values and aspirations, and I look forward to greeting you in Bnai Yeshurun and, together, building the Torah community of tomorrow.


Rabbi Steven Pruzansky

 
 

Latest Announcements

  • 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

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  • Funeral & Shiva Notice - Sussman/Malitzky


    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Bob Sussman, beloved father of our member, Bryna Malitzky.

    The funeral will take place Monday, Sept. 8 at 1:00 PM in North Miami Beach, Florida.

    Bryna will return to Teaneck and sit shiva in her home, 591 Rutland Ave., beginning Wednesday morning, Sept. 10 at 9:00 AM, through Motza'ei Shabbat, Sept. 13.

    Please do not visit between 6:00 and 7:00 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 - Levi


    We regret to inform you of the passing of Benno Levi, beloved father of our member, Dr. Ernie Levi.

    The funeral will be taking place later today, Friday, August 29, in Southfield MI.
    Ernie will be sitting shiva there through next week. Further details to follow.
    He can be reached there at 201-745-5773.

    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 - Moskowitz/Harrison

    Dear Members:

    We regret to inform you of the passing of Chaim Moskowitz, beloved brother of our member, Penny Moskowitz Harrison.

    The funeral will take place today, Wednesday, August 27, at 2:00 PM, at Boulevard Chapel, 1450 Broadway, Hewlett,
    Long Island.

    Shiva will be observed at the Moskowitz residence,
    976 South End, Woodmere, NY, through Shabbat.

    Penny can be reached there at 917-757-9811.

     

    Penny will be returning to Teaneck on Sunday, sitting shiva in her home, 591 Berwick Avenue, through Tuesday morning, September 2.


    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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641 West Englewood Avenue
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
201-836-8916


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