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  • Saturday
    Dec  7
    Anniversary Kiddush

    Shabbat, Dec 7th 11:30a to 12:30p
    We are marking the 13th Anniversary anniversary of Darchei Noam! We look forward to celebrating our with everyone at a special kiddush.


  • Thursday
    Oct  10
    Lulav & Etrog Sale

    Thursday, Oct 10th 7:15p to 9:15p
    Order your Lulav & Etrog sets starting at $40. Lulav & etrog sets, extra hadassim & aravot, lulav bags, and more available for purchase. Order by 10/6 | Pick up 10/10


  • Saturday
    Sep  21
    Pre-Selichot Kumzitz

    Motzei Shabbat, Sep 21st 11:30p to Sunday, Sep 22nd 12:50a
    The Fair Lawn community is invited for a spiritually uplifting evening of singing as we host a pre-selicot kumzitz as we approach Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. Light refreshments will be served.


  • Sunday
    Sep  8
    Paint Night

    Sunday, Sep 8th 8:00p to 10:00p
    Show off your creative side and enjoy a night out with friends! Early bird pricing (deadline 8/18): $35/pp or $30/pp for groups of 2 or more Standard pricing (deadline 9/1): $45/pp or $40/pp for groups of 2 or more B.Y.O.B. • Dessert & refreshments will be served Hosted by PAINT WITH ME!


  • Sunday
    Sep  8
    YHP: Yom Tov Food Auction

    Sunday, Sep 8th 12:00a to Sunday, Sep 22nd 12:00a
    Calling all cooks and bakers! Have a specialty item you are known for or just want to help out your fellow community members in their Yom Tov preparations? Sign up here to contribute to the Yom Tov Food Auction to benefit the Yoetzet Halacha Program!


  • Sunday
    Jul  14
    Annual Summer BBQ

    Sunday, Jul 14th 4:00p to 7:00p
    Come enjoy a pre-Three Weeks Summer BBQ with your Darchei Noam community!


  • Saturday
    Jun  29
    Getting to Know You Shabbat Lunch

    Shabbat, Jun 29th 12:00p to 3:00p
    Sign up to be either a host or a guest, and we will assign you to an amazing meal to get to know more people in our community.


  • Friday
    Jun  28
    Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Jesse Horn

    Friday, Jun 28th 6:30p to Shabbat, Jun 29th 9:00p
    Rabbi Jesse Horn is a Senior Ram (Rosh Metivta) at Yeshivat Hakotel. He is known for his methodological and Brisker approach to Gemara, his creative shiurim in Tanach, and his warm personality. In his shiurim, he motivates students to rigorously dissect texts, to ask major questions on the sugya at hand, and to intuit the interpretations offered by the Rishonim. Co-sponsored by RZA-Mizrachi.


  • Sunday
    Jun  16
    5th Shul Dinner

    Sunday, Jun 16th 6:00p to 9:00p
    This year’s Dinner will take place on Sunday evening June 16th and once again showcases the unique warmth that exists between all members of the Kehilla, no matter how long they have been at Darchei Noam. We will show gratitude and give recognition to two important families in Darchei Noam. One of the families has been part of Fair Lawn for many years and have been part of Darchei Noam since its inception and the other who moved to Fair Lawn more recently. Both families have made a huge impact on our Congregation and we are delighted to have an opportunity to thank them: Rabbi Avi & Leah Herzog and Oren & Rachel Kravetz.


  • Monday
    Jun  10
    Ice Cream Social

    Monday, Jun 10th 4:30p to 6:00p
    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!


  • Friday
    May  3
    Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Korobkin

    Friday, May 3rd 7:00p to Sunday, May 5th 12:00p
    Rabbi N. Daniel Korobkin is mara d’asra (senior rabbi) of Beth Avraham Yosef of Toronto Congregation (“The BAYT”). He received his rabbinic ordination from HaRav Yaakov Ruderman zt”l, of Ner Israel Rabbinic College. He has served pulpits in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Allentown, PA. Rabbi Korobkin holds a Master of Science degree from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Graduate School, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Thought from UCLA. He continues to pursue his studies in Jewish philosophy in Toronto. He is the translator and annotator of the Feldheim edition of Rabbi Yehuda HaLevi’s Kuzari. Rabbi Korobkin is first vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America.


  • Sunday
    Apr  7
    THRIVE Women's Mentorship Program: Final Mentorship Event

    Sunday, Apr 7th 9:30a to 10:30a
    THRIVE Women's Mentorship Program invites all women in the community to a Round Table style discussion on the topic of personal and professional growth.


  • Sunday
    Mar  31
    Women's Mental Health: Through the Lifespan

    Sunday, Mar 31st 9:30a to 11:00a
    Presented by a panel of professional Jewish women working in mental health, about how to cope with challenges at all stages of life. Brunch will be served.


  • Sunday
    Mar  17
    Purim Party & Puppet Show

    Sunday, Mar 17th 3:00p to 5:00p
    Join the Small Wonder Puppets for a joyous pre-Purim celebration featuring puppet shows, ventriloquism and music ( $10 per child | $20 family max. Refreshments will be served and you can take home your own handmade Purim stick puppets craft.


  • Saturday
    Mar  2
    Pre-Pesach Wine Tasting & Sale

    Motzei Shabbat, Mar 2nd 8:00p to 11:00p
    Cheese, crackers, and other refreshments will be served. We are also kicking off our Pre-Pesach Wine Sale, with great prices! RSVP for $18 per person before 2/16; $20 pp after. Sponsored by B&B Liquors


  • Sunday
    Feb  24
    PJ Movie Night

    Sunday, Feb 24th 5:00p to 7:30p
    Watch Disney•Pixar's Inside Out and enjoy pizza & popcorn for a kid's night in!


  • Wednesday
    Feb  20
    Matzah Sale 5779

    Wednesday, Feb 20th 12:00a to Monday, Mar 25th 12:00a
    You can again this year order your Shmurah Matzah through Darchei Noam, which will come directly from the Shotzer Matzah Bakery in Brooklyn. The deadline for orders is Friday March 15 and pickup from Nathan Bednarsh's home will be on Sunday March 24.


  • Sunday
    Feb  3
    Mishloach Manot Fundraiser

    Sunday, Feb 3rd 12:00a to Shabbat, Mar 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.


  • Saturday
    Jan  26
    Q&A with the Rabbi & Rebbetzin

    Motzei Shabbat, Jan 26th 8:00p to 10:00p
    An open forum discussion at the home of Rabbi and Rebbetzin Donath, 4-33 2nd St. Refreshments will be served.


  • Thursday
    Dec  6
    Chanukah Party

    Thursday, Dec 6th 5:30p to 7:30p
    Kids 2 & up are invited to join us at Bounce U for a hoppin' good time! $17 per child; $40 per family max. Includes admission to Bounce U, 2 slices of pizza, and doughnut dessert.


  • Saturday
    Dec  1
    Cocoa & Conversation

    Motzei Shabbat, Dec 1st 8:00p to 10:00p
    Ever feel the pressure to be the perfect host? To have the "right" number of kids who go to the "right" school? To have the best house? To earn more money? Join us for an open and honest small group discussion regarding the pressures we may feel in the modern Orthodox community.


  • Sunday
    Nov  25
    Day of Giving Thanks

    Sunday, Nov 25th 10:30a to 12:00p
    Children are invited to make some special crafts that we will be sending to our local police officers, firefighters, EMTs, and other first responders in recognition of the services they perform for us. Email to sponsor.


  • Saturday
    Nov  3
    Getting to Know You Shabbat

    Shabbat, Nov 3rd 12:00p to 3:00p
    Meet new faces, and spend a Shabbat meal getting to know others in our community. Please sign up as either a guest or a host by 10/21, assignments will be emailed to you by 10/28.


  • Sunday
    Oct  28
    Women's Mentorship Program: Q&A

    Sunday, Oct 28th 9:00a to 10:15a
    What to know more about the program? Need help creating a profile? Grab a cup of coffee with Aliza at Darchei on 10/28 between 9:00–10:15 a.m.


  • Saturday
    Oct  27
    Anniversary Kiddush

    Shabbat, Oct 27th 11:30a to 12:30p
    We are marking the the 12th Anniversary anniversary of Darchei Noam! We look forward to celebrating with everyone at a special kiddush.




Darchei Noam's Fourth Annual Journal Dinner honoring three very deserving couples: Galina Datskovsky and Mark Moerdler, Harvey and Lynn Schwartz & Andy and Jessica Schultz 



Check out the photos from Sunday's fun & delicious BBQ! Thank you to all who came and to those who volunteered to make the event possible:
Oren & Rachel Kravetz, Shira & David Schwarz, Avi & Estee Brick, Joel Mann & Shanna Hirsch, Rabbi Donath, Chaim Singer, Ariel Rosenzveig, Elle Weintraub, Tzivya Kraus, Simi Maline, Lily & Danny Langer, Nechama Hersh, Maxine Harelick & Rich Levitan, and Laura & Laizer Albert



We had a ton of fun making decorations for the Sukkah as well as building and eating graham cracker Sukkot!


In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the children of Darchei Noam had fun decorating cards and baking brownies for the local police department, firefighters, and other first responders. #thanksgiving #dayofgivingthanks#firstresponders #flpd @Fair Lawn Police Department @Fair Lawn Fire Department @Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance Corps

And a special thanks to Talia Goldman & Adam Buchoff for sponsoring the event!


Happy Chanukah from Darchei Noam! 🕎

Thank you to BounceU (Paramus, NJ) for hosting our hoppin' Chanukah Party!



Congratulation to all of our students for making it through another school year and good luck to our graduates of all ages!

Thanks to the Shira Schwarz and John Lamm for organizing the event, and to all those who helped set up and clean up.



Thank you to everyone who came to support the Yoetzet Halacha Program at yesterday's Ladies' Boutique and a special thank you to all the vendors!



Check out the great art our members made at our successful Paint Night!



We enjoyed an amazing line-up of great wines—including limited and top-of-the-line vintages—and paired them with cheeses and chocolates and other refreshments.

Thanks to Vice President Marshall Wilen for organizing the event and to Maryln Wilen, Dov Mintz, Josh Gombo, Eric Gombo, & Oren Kravetz for their assistance, and to all those who helped set up and clean up.



The kids in our community had a blast at this year's Purim Party! They came and prepared hamantashen, prepared some Purim-themed arts & crafts, and put on a fashion show for all their wonderful costumes!

Thanks to the our Youth Director Talia Katz, to John Lamm, Shira Schwarz, and Rebbetzin Shira Donath for organizing the event, and to all those who helped set up and clean up.


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.



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


expanding our shul


a glimpse of our congregation

Photo credits: Ari Diamond

Youth/Toddler Area

Annual Shul DInner 2015


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


Mon, December 9 2019 11 Kislev 5780