Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton




Shabbos Parshas Yisro Announcements

Candle Lighting 5:15 pm

Mincha 5:20 pm

Mazel Tov to Yitzy and Yaffy Buchen on the engagement of their daughter Nechama to Zev Senter.

Mazel Tov to Shea and Nechama Levin on the birth of a baby girl

Mazel Tov to Jonathan and Anat Stein on the upcoming marriage of their daughter Tanya, to Doni Mozorosky.

Baruch Dayan Haemes- We regret to inform you of the passing of Mr. Julius Chapman, Yosef Chaim Alter ben Nissel Meir, (A"H), beloved father of Mr. Louis Chapman, Danielle Perlmutter and Libby Leibowitz.  The levaya took place in Eretz Yisroel.  Shiva information is as follows; Friday  Mincha - 4:30pm, Maariv Motzei Shabbos – 6:26pm, Sunday- Shacharis- 8:30 am, Mincha/Maariv 5:25pm, Monday- Shacharis 7:20 am.  May the Chapman, Perlmutter and Leibowitz families be comforted amongst the mourners of Tzion and Yerushalayim.

Friday Night Oneg with Rebbetzin Glasser: All women and girls age 12 and above are invited to join for the final Friday night Oneg of the season, this Friday night, February 17, 2017 (Parshas Yisro) at 8:30 PM at the home of Elie and Michele Needle (307 Terhune Avenue). Special thanks to Chava Kurtz for organizing the Onegs each month.

Monthly Teen Minyan for Boys (Grades 7-12): Join us this Shabbos morning for another great Teen Minyan (which will begin together with the 9:00 AM Minyan), with a hot Kiddush to follow for all who participate. Please contact Rabbi Elie Rothberger with any questions. The Kiddush is anonymously sponsored in memory of Yosef Yitzchok ben Yehuda Leib ZT"L.

Special Shiurim in Preparation for Purim: Rabbi Glasser will be giving a special series of Shiurim in preparation for Purim on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, February 22, at 8:30 PM - The Mitzvah of Drinking on Purim: Mandate or Menace?
  • Wednesday, March 8, at 8:30 PM - The Mitzvah to Destroy Amalek: History, Halacha, & Contemporary Moral Reasoning.
  • Shabbos Parshas Tetzaveh, March 11, following the 2nd Mincha: Insights into Megilas Esther.

Seforim Library: Thank you to Eli and Esti Bresler for their recent contribution in support of our ongoing refurbishment of the Seforim library. To participate, and/or if you would like more information, please contact David Adler ( or visit


SAVE THE DATE - YIPC Scholar in Residence: On Shabbos Parshas Terumah, March 3-4, 2017, we will be privileged to host Rabbi Dr. Daniel Lerner, Campus Rabbi at Stern College, as Scholar in Residence. Further details will be announced. The weekend is generously sponsored by the Kurtz family, in memory of Chava’s brother, HaRav Zev Meir ben HaRav Moshe Ber.


SAVE THE DATE: On Friday night, March 10, 2017 there will be a special Pre-Purim Oneg. Further information to follow.


YIPC Teen Chesed Crew - Update: The special Zumba class was held last Motzei Shabbos to benefit the YIPC Teen Chesed Crew’s project in support of Chai Lifeline. Nearly 50 women and girls participated in a fun and calorie burning evening. Special thanks to Shlomit Wachsberg for leading the class. Information about the next phase of the project will be forthcoming. All teenage girls (grades 7-12) are invited to participate, and should email Shoshana Mermelstein ( for more information.


Kesivas Sefer Torah: Rav Hershel Schachter will be delivering a shiur on Tuesday evening March 7th (8:00pm) at the home of Rael and Rifky Gervis, 18 Garfield Avenue, Clifton NJ. The shiur will be followed by the filling of letters in the Sefer Torah being commissioned by the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) in honor of Rav Schachter’s 50 years of Harbatzat Torah at the Yeshiva. Those who contribute a minimum of $360 will have the privilege of filling in a letter of the Sefer Torah.  Below is a PDF with more information

Lecture Series by Scott Goldberg: Dr. Goldberg will deliver a five-week series at Yeshivat Noam on the topic of God, Tefila, and Generation Z: Educating Our Children for a Meaningful and Lifelong Relationship with God. Classes begin on Feb. 14 at 9:30am. This shiur series is free of charge and is open to the entire community, so bring your friends! For questions or more information, please email




Shabbat Shalom




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Wed, 22 February 2017 26 Shevat 5777