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  • Monday
    May 21
     
     
    Ice Cream Social

    Monday, May 21st 4:30p to 5:30p
    Darchei Noam invites it's youngest members to its annual Ice Cream Social. Celebrating Shavuot with games, scoops, activities, and a whole lot of fun! Sponsored by Mark Moerdler & Galina Datskovsky.

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  • Friday
    May 18
     
     
    Tikun Leil Shavuot

    Friday, May 18th (All day)
    Amazing opportunities for learning, parve & dairy snacks, and an Ice Cream Social for the kids!

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  • Sunday
    May 6
     
     
    YHP: Ladies' Boutique

    Sunday, May 6th 6:30p to 9:30p
    Come out to our Ladies' Boutique and shop from small businesses and local vendors while supporting the Yoetzet Halacha Program of Fair Lawn. 10+ vendors, raffle prizes, and dessert. Sponsorship opportunities available.

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  • Wednesday
    Apr 25
     
     
    NORPAC: Mission to Washington 2018

    Wednesday, Apr 25th 6:00a to 4:30p
    A New Year of Challenges: Israel and the US-Israel relationship face increasing challenges and uncertainty. With ever-mounting pressure at the UN to impose a peace settlement on Israel, continued threats and ballistic missile testing by Iran, the need to authorize over $3.8 billion in aid each year, BDS bullying its way onto more American college campuses, and the numerous new Members of Congress to inform about our issues, we must remain vigilant in promoting and protecting America's greatest ally in the Middle East. Please join us on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 for the single most important day of US-Israel relations advocacy!

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  • Sunday
    Apr 22
     
     
    Paint Night

    Sunday, Apr 22nd 7:45p to 10:00p
    PAINT WITH ME! is a chance to meet your inner artist. In a relaxed, fun setting, you will be guided step-by-step through the process of replicating the event’s featured painting. No right or wrong! No previous art experience necessary. The event is perfect for beginners as well as more advanced artists. Each participant will go home with a painting they can be proud of. Paintings can be made as one or split in two, for a couples painting.

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  • Sunday
    Mar 11
     
     
    Yoetzet Halacha Panel on Body Image

    Sunday, Mar 11th 7:30p to 9:00p
    All women of the community are welcome to the Yoetzet Halacha 3rd annual panel on Women's Helath. This year, we are focusing on Body Image and Eating Disorders in our community. Here's a sneak peak at our panelists and topics for discussion: -Elizabeth Carmen, LMHC, Psychotherapist: "Shifting our focus and dangers of dieting" -Rivki Berman, MS, Registered Dietitian: "Defining and understanding the complexity of an eating disorder" -Shira Donath, Yoetzet Halacha: "The impact of negative body image on religious observance"

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  • Sunday
    Mar 11
     
     
    Matzah Sale 5778

    Sunday, Mar 11th 10:00a to 12:00p
    You can again this year order your Shmurah Matzah through Darchei Noam, which will come directly from the Shotzer Matzah bakery in Brooklyn. The cost is $27.50/pound for whole matzahs or $24.50/pound for broken matzahs (both are available in either regular or whole wheat versions). Deadline for orders is Sunday March 4. Pickup will be the following Sunday, March 11.

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  • Saturday
    Mar 3
     
     
    Wine Tasting & Sale

    Motzei Shabbat, Mar 3rd 8:00p to 10:00p
    Join us for our pre-Pesach Wine Tasting & Sale, sponsored by B&B Liquors. Cheese, crackers, chocolates, and other refreshments will be served. Motzei Shabbat, March 3rd, 2018 8:00 p.m. Darchei's New Social Hall. RSVP for $18 per person

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  • Sunday
    Feb 25
     
     
    Purim Party

    Sunday, Feb 25th 4:00p to 6:00p
    Join us for a 🔺 Hamantaschen baking party with a costume fashion show 👑! We will also be making a 🎨 Purim-themed craft project for you to take home! Pizza 🍕 & refreshments 🥤will be served. $5 per child 🤡 $20 max Sunday, February 25th, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Darchei's New Social Hall

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  • Friday
    Feb 23
     
     
    Mishloach Manot Fundraiser

    Friday, Feb 23rd 12:00a
    Purim is coming! That means it’s once again time for costumes, hamentashen, games, AND the Darchei Noam annual MIshloach Manot fundraiser! The Mishloach Manot committee will prepare a festive package for each associate/member family and we hope that the entire shul participates.The cost is $118 dollars, and everyone who participates will have their name printed on a scroll included with each Mishloach Manot.

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  • Saturday
    Feb 17
     
     
    Q&A with the Rabbi & Rebbetzin

    Motzei Shabbat, Feb 17th 8:00p to 10:00p
    The Donaths will be hosting an open forum panel for the community: “A conversation on contemporary issues with the Rabbi and Rebbetzin.” Desserts will be served. Free and open to the community. Sponsored by Josh and Elinor Keyak in memory of Elinor's mother, Lida Sarraf. Event will take place at the Donath home at 4-33 2nd St, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.

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  • Monday
    Feb 5
     
     
    YHP: What You Didn't Ask Your Kallah Teacher

    Monday, Feb 5th 8:00p to 10:00p
    A safe space to explore questions about physical intimacy with Yoetzet Shira Donath. Monday, February 5th. Hosted by Ahuva Lamm, 3-07 Berdan Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. The event is sponsored by Abe and Ronna Adler commemorating the yahrzeit of Abe’s grandmother, Mrs. Clara Stern. The Yoetzet Halacha Program in Fair Lawn is sponsored by Congregation Darchei Noam to serve all women of the greater Fair Lawn community. Shira Donath is available to answer any questions relating to Jewish Family Life and can be reached at yoetzetshira@gmail.com or 201-468-0027

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  • Saturday
    Jan 27
     
     
    Tu B'Shvat Cooking Demonstration with Chef Meir Levy

    Motzei Shabbat, Jan 27th 7:30p to 10:00p
    Cooking demonstration with Chef Meir Levy—classically trained at Johnson & Wales University—focusing on unique fresh produce in honor of Tu B'shvat. Enjoy a specially prepared meal as you watch Chef Meir prepare those same dishes step-by-step. Motzei Shabbat, January 27th, 2018 7:30 – 10:00 p.m. Darchei's New Social Hall RSVP before 1/14/18 for an early price of $30 per person

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  • Sunday
    Jan 7
     
     
    From Biblical Roots to Contemporary Practice

    Sunday, Jan 7th 8:00p to 9:00p
    Text-based study of Taharat HaMishpacha. Sunday, January 7th. Sponsorship opportunities available at darcheinoam.com/donate. The Yoetzet Halacha Program in Fair Lawn is sponsored by Congregation Darchei Noam to serve all women of the greater Fair Lawn community. Shira Donath is available to answer any questions relating to Jewish Family Life and can be reached at yoetzetshira@gmail.com or 201-468-0027.

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  • Saturday
    Jan 6
     
     
    Meet & Greet Shabbat

    Shabbat, Jan 6th 12:00p to 3:00p
    Darchei Noam has had amazing growth in the past few years, with many new members and prospective members! Shabbat, Jan 6th, 2018 we will have a "New Year, New Friends" Shabbat lunch. We will pair you up with a host or guests to get to know each other a little better. View details to sign up as a host or guest

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  • Friday
    Dec 15
     
     
    Scholars-in-Residence: Dr.​ ​Naomi​ ​&​ ​Rabbi​ ​Zvi​ ​Grumet

    Friday, Dec 15th 7:45p to Sunday, Dec 17th 10:30a
    Dr. Naomi Marmon Grumet is the Founder and Director of the Eden Center in Jerusalem, a non-profit organization that has become a driving force in creating a paradigm shift to turn mikveh into more than just a ritual location. Rabbi Zvi Grumet is a senior staff member at Bar-Ilan University's Lookstein Center for Jewish Education, where he is editor of Jewish Educational Leadership and generates initiatives to help advance Jewish education throughout the English speaking world.

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  • Wednesday
    Dec 13
     
     
    Chanukah Party

    Wednesday, Dec 13th 5:30p to 7:30p
    Kids 2 & up are invited to join us at Bounce U for a hoppin' good time! December 13th, 2017 Second night of Chanukah 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 70 Eisenhower Dr Paramus, NJ 07652 Pizza & snacks will be served.

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  • Saturday
    Dec 9
     
     
    PJ Party & Movie Night

    Motzei Shabbat, Dec 9th 6:00p to 8:00p
    Join us in your pajamas for a PJ Party and Movie Night at Darchei Noam! December 9th at 6 p.m. Children 2 & up are welcome More details to come

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  • Sunday
    Dec 3
     
     
    Hat Boutique by Hats Incredible

    Sunday, Dec 3rd 10:00a to 12:00p
    December 3rd from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Beit Midrash (Old Social Hall). For questions, reach out to Shira Schwarz (schwarz.shira@gmail.com).

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  • Saturday
    Dec 2
     
     
    Cocoa & Conversation

    Motzei Shabbat, Dec 2nd 8:00p to 10:00p
    A deep dive into how women feel about mikvah, nidda, and healthy intimacy. Motzei Shabbat, December 2nd at 8pm. Home of Michal Lenik (801 Bellair Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410). Sponsorship opportunities available at darcheinoam.com/donate.

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  • Saturday
    Nov 18
     
     
    Guest Speaker: Rabbi Daniel Price, Head of School of RYNJ

    Shabbat, Nov 18th 10:30a to 10:45a
    RYNJ invites the Fair Lawn community to join our Head of School, Rabbi Daniel Price, at Congregation Darchei Noam this coming Shabbat morning, November 18, Parshat Toldot. Rabbi Price will be speaking about chinuch as seen through the eyes of the Avos. After shul, Rabbi Price looks forward to speaking with you and your family at the shul kiddush.

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  • Sunday
    Nov 12
     
     
    Fourth Annual Darchei Noam Dinner

    Sunday, Nov 12th 5:30p to 11:00p
    We are excited to honor three very deserving couples: Galina Datskovsky and Mark Moerdler, Harvey and Lynn Schwartz, Andy and Jessica Schultz. Sunday, November 12th at 5:30 p.m. at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center.

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  • Friday
    Nov 10
     
     
    Ruach Kabbalat Shabbat

    Friday, Nov 10th 4:30p to 5:30p
    Join us this Friday night November 10th for our first Ruach Kabbalat Shabbat Minyan this year! Help us bring in the longer Shabbat evenings with a little extra singing and a lot more ruach.

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  • Sunday
    Oct 29
     
     
    When Keeping Taharat HaMishpacha is Hard

    Sunday, Oct 29th 8:00p to 9:00p
    A conversation between Dr. Leah Knapp and Yoetzet Halacha Shira Donath. Dr. Leah Knapp is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with a private practice in Teaneck, NJ. She also teaches psychology at Ma’ayanot High School for Girls. Shira Donath is a Yoetzet Halacha who works for Congregation Darchei Noam in Fair Lawn, NJ to serve the women of the greater Fair Lawn community.

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  • Sunday
    Oct 29
     
     
    Yoetzet Halacha Program Events

    Sunday, Oct 29th 8:00p to 11:59p
    Upcoming events for the Yoetzet Halacha Program.

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SUMMER BBQ 2016 / 5777

Yeyasher kochachem to all those who made the Darchei Summer Barbecue a huge success, especially Oren Kravetz, who organized the event. Thanks to the sponsors: the Adlers (Gold Sponsor), Ginsbergs (Bronze Sponsor), and Londons. Special Thanks to: Abe Adler, Josh Bleichman, Orrin Davis, Rabbi Ari Diamond, Rabbi & Shira Donath, Joshua & Elinor Keyak, Richard Levitan, Talia Katz Mendenhall, and— acharon acharon chaviv—Yair & Shayna Silbermintz, who graciously opened their home for the festivities.

 

SOFER DEMONSTRATION WITH RABBI WEINBERGER

Kids came and saw what a sofer does and learned about the different types of safrut with Rabbi Weinberger.

For additional opportunites for Tefilin & Mezuzah checking, visit http://www.cjid.org/darchei-naom--fair-lawn-childrens-sofer-demonstration-and-mezuzah-checking.html.

 

expanding our shul

 

a glimpse of our congregation

Photo credits: Ari Diamond

Youth/Toddler Area

Annual Shul DInner 2015

REBBITZIN DONATH GRADUATES YOETZET HALACHA PROGRAM

New Yoetzet Halacha Rebbetzin Shira Donath at her Yoetzet Halacha graduation in Yerushalayim with Yoatzot Halacha Atara Eis and Leora Bednarsh (who addressed the graduating class) and Rabbi Assaf Bednarsh​

2015 Darchei Noam Dinner

The 2015 Darchei Noam Dinner
Members of the shul and the Fair Lawn community at large gathered together on Sunday, May 17, 2015 to pay tribute to Dinner Honorees Doris and Lenny Eis and to Bonei Yerushalayim Awardees Rachel and Israel Sabo. 

View photos of the event.

Darchei Noam Dinner 2015 Journal
Business Supporters/Sponsors

Darchei Noam: Creating a Warm and Welcoming Shul for All

Annual Dinner 2016

View and download the 2016 Darchei Noam Dinner Journal

Purim 5776-2016

 

Chanukah glow-in-the-dark party 5776-2016

 

Bowling & pizza night

 

Sun, May 27 2018 13 Sivan 5778