Fair Lawn Jewish Center
Congregation Bnai Israel

Enriching Lives through Prayer, Celebration, Education and Social Action for over 70 Years!

Mazel Tov to Kimberly Ayes and Garrett Rothschild

on their Aufruf this Shabbat and upcoming Wedding!

Thank you to the Ayes and Rothschild families

for sponsoring the Kiddush this Shabbat

in celebration of the Simcha!

Save the Date! June 12th!

Ad Journal Luncheon and Rabbi Salston Installation Ceremony!

For information, email Yana

or call 718-288-9291



Save the Date - May 18th - for the
Annual Congregational Board Meeting
In Person in the Pulka Room and on Zoom.
More info to Come!
If you would also like online access to your Center account
to pay your obligations online,
Message to our Congregants:
In order to help the Center office with its transition of staff, we are requesting that all events, publicity, date reservations (whether in-person or on Zoom) be mailed to info@fljc.com as soon as possible. Flyers should be on PowerPoint (if possible) and also sent in both jpeg and pdf versions.
For rental/in-house events: please fill out a Room Reservation Form at least two weeks before the scheduled date and emailed to info@fljc.com.
As we begin the re-opening process, it is important that both the office and custodial staff have a complete schedule of upcoming events with detailed room requirements. 

Click to Join Nosh and Knowledge with Rabbi Ronald Roth

Next class is on Tuesday, May 10th 11:30 AM & 8:00PM

Beginning in late May we will be discussing


 Included will be such topics as: “white lies”, cheating on an exam, plagiarism, withholding the truth from a potential employer, and telling the truth on the internet.

Click to Join Coffee and Commentary-Parshat Hashavua with Rabbi Salston!

Class both in person in the Sanctuary and on Zoom!

NEXT CLASS - Wednesday May 11th at 11AM

or Go to ZOOM.US or dial+1 929 436 2866

Meeting ID: 943 0394 9434 Password 226478

Friday, May 6th - 5 Iyar

6:30 pm - Kabbalat Shabbat / Ma'ariv

Candle Lighting at 7:40 PM

in the Sanctuary and on Livestream

Click to Join by Livestream

Vaccinations are Required for EVERYONE over age 5

Masks optional for those over age 5

Unvaccinated children between the ages of 2-5 MUST wear a mask

(if you do not have your own KN95 Mask, we have them available)

Socially Distanced Seating Available

If you are eligible, we recommend you get the booster before attending

Click for Kabbalat Shabbat NEW Siddur Lev Shalem

Click for Kabbalat Shabbat Siddur Sim Shalom 

Join us for our next Tot Shabbat Outdoors on May 14th! Click Here for flyer

Shabbat May 7th - 6 Iyar

9:30 am - Shaharit

Services are open to the entire congregation including children. Masks are now OPTIONAL for everyone over the age of 5. Unvaccinated children between ages 2 and 5 must wear a KN95 mask. Click Here for Updated re-opening letter from President Evan Marcus

Click to Join by Livestream

Torah Reading Kedoshim

Vayikra 19:15-20:27

Haftarah Amos 9:7-15

Yasher Koach to our Torah Readers this week,

Mitchell Ayes, Robert Ayes and Rabbi Salston

and to our Haftorah Reader Saul Shenberg.

Prayer for Israel in Hebrew/ English

Prayer for Healing

Prayer for Healing in the Pandemic

Click for Shabbat Siddur Lev Shalom

Click for Shabbat Siddur Sim Shalom

Shabbat Ends 8:46 PM

Maariv and Havdalah at 8:46 PM

Click to open the Havdalah Service Prayer

Join the Zoom Maariv and Havdalah Services

or go to Zoom.US or dial +1 929 436 2866

Meeting ID: 940 7714 6714 Password 215407

Click Here for the next Yahrzeit List

shown in Next Yahrzeit Order,

Friday, May 6th to Saturday, May 14th

5 Iyar 5782 - 13 Iyar 5782.

Email info@fljc.com with Yahrzeit announcements for the upcoming Shabbat Service.

Click for the May News & Views

Sunday, May 8th 30 Nisan

9:00-10:00 am

Chapel and on Zoom



Zoom- ID: 991 2258 1312 Code: 731712

Evening Service
Sunday through Thursday 7:30pm

Or go to Zoom.US or dial +1 929 205 6099
ID 992 9922 2789 Password: 609729
Upcoming Events - Click fljc.com for more info

Movie Review "Everything is Illuminated" May 16th 8PM

Click to Join

Sisterhood Book Club

"An Observant Wife"

May 22nd 10AM - Email Leslie to RSVP

Join us at Services on Friday evening June 17th for the Sisterhood/MPC Installation

and the Scholarship Awards

followed by a delicious Oneg Shabbat dessert.

Around Our Community

Condolences to:

the Fridberg, Perlmutter, and Kleinman families

on the passing of our member Ruth Fridberg.

Refuah Shlemah to:

Sender ben Ettie v'David haLevi (Stanley Sanders); Hava Yonit bat Yehudit Hasida v'Gabriel Yonatan;

Devorah Surah bat Tzirl v'Eliyahu Meryer (Debbie Rosensweig);

Blima bat Devorah (Beth Karetnick); Shimon Ma'aravi ben Edna u'Mordechai;

David ben Sarah u'Binyamin (David Gotlib); Dalia Tzril bat Riva Braina;

Mildred Bly (Mindel Shaindel bat Ruchel v'Ephraim Barukh); Chana bat Rivka;

Jacob Astmann (Chaim Yaakov ben Liora v'Nachman); Irene Mandel (Itka bat Yente v'Chaim);

Sally Baker (Sarah bat Chana); Tzipporah Rivkah bat Sima v'Aryeh Leib; Liat bat Chava;

Judy Kaye (Gitl Raizel bat Malka Shlimah v'Dov Baer); Nechama bat Chasha v'Leib (Natalie Klein);

Laili Golda bat Reuvat v'David; David Wertheim (Binyamin ben Eta Shifra); 

Judi Margolis (Zisa Ita bat Rachel v David); Irv Pollack (Yehezkel ben Sarah v’Yaakov);

Tova Raiza bat Yitzhak v'Malka Esther; Ahava bat Hadassah; David Hayim ben Batya u'Refu'el;

Nava Deena bat Sterna; Leo Henner (Eliezer ben Shoshanah v'Yosef Meir);

Kenny Schmier (Kalman Ben Rivka); Yosef Chaim ben Huddle v' Moshe;

Jesse Rosenzweig (Yehuda Laib ben Rachel); Avraham ben Chaya Sarah v'Yisrael;

Neal Lipshitz (Nahum ben Haya Perel v'Yaakov); Roni Zerowin (Rachel Chana bat Tamar);

Layah Shoshanah bat Avihayil Yocheved v'Shlomo Hayim; Malka Aviva bat Chana Golda;

Yosef ben Devorah and Moshe; Esther Oster (Esther bat Sarah and Chaim);

Judith Shain-Alvaro (Yehudit Chasida bat Perel); Pincus ben Mina Sora; Larry Mandel (Leibel ben Chaya)

Happy Birthday to: 

Steven Baltin, Gary Ehrich, Mollie Goodman, Wade Klein, Sheila Linderman,

Jay Murray, Holli Weiss, Miriam Zeevi

Happy Anniversary to:

Alfred and Lynn Kahn

If you would prefer not to publicize your birthday or anniversary, please send a note to the office at info@fljc.com or call us at 201-796-5040.

To add a name to the Refuah Shlemah list, email the office at info@fljc.com or call us at 201-796-5040. Names will be left on the list for 2 weeks; contact us to continue listing a name.               

Social Action
Social Action is seeking volunteers to drive congregants to shul and back home for Shabbat services. If you are interested in volunteering please contact the office at info@fljc.com or call 201-796-5040. As we get requests, We will contact you a couple of days prior to Shabbat to confirm if we need your help and which congregant we need your help in driving to shul. Thank you in advance for your help.
Upcoming Committee Meetings
Committee Chairs will share the Zoom connection information

MPC Board Meeting

Thu. May 5th - 8:00-10:00 PM

Social Action Committee Meeting

Mon. May 9th - 8:00-10:00 PM

Religious Affairs Committee Meeting

Wed. May 11th 8:00-10:00 PM

Annual Congregational Board Meeting

Wed. May 18th - 8:00-10:00 PM

 Sisterhood Lag B'Omer Open Meeting

Thu. May 19th 8:00-10:00 PM

Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday June 7th- 8:00-10:00 PM



Electronic Memorial Wall is Live!
Our Electronic Memorial Wall is now Live!
Administration Notes
Have a birthday, anniversary, graduation, baby-naming or other happy event to share with us? 
Sponsor an issue of The Insider for $36. To sponsor, contact Abe at abe@fljc.com.

ShopRite & Kosher Nosh Scrip Available in the Main Office.
Do you know that if you purchase scrip it helps both you and the Center? You get 2 1/2 % of your purchase applied to your scrip dues obligation and the Center also makes 2 1/2 % of your purchase. Contact the office to make a purchase.

Synagogue Skills Learning Institute - Mentors Available!
Have you ever wanted to learn to read Torah or read Hebrew? To enrich your experience at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center, instruction is available for Torah Reading lessons; Haftarah chanting; How to daven various services. Free and open to our members. To register, email Ellen Wertheim.
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