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  • 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.


  • Saturday
    Oct  20
    Beer Tasting & Sale

    Motzei Shabbat, Oct 20th 8:30p to 11:30p
    Taste the beer spectrum from Pilsners to Stouts and discover something new to love. All tasting beers will be available for sale at a discount. $20 ticket includes $5 toward beer purchases. In association with B&B Liquors.


  • Sunday
    Oct  14
    YHP: Nidda Refresher Course

    Sunday, Oct 14th 8:00p to 9:30p
    Yoetzet Shira Donath will be offering a 1-night refresher course on hilchot nidda, Sunday Oct 14th 8-9:30pm. The class will be followed by a question and answer session. Participants can join in person at Darchei Noam, or online at Suggested donation of $5 to participate, Submit questions anonymously at


  • Monday
    Oct  1
    Simchat Torah Youth Events

    Monday, Oct 1st 12:00a to Tuesday, Oct 2nd 12:00a
    Children’s Hakafot & Simchat Torah Dinner, Oct 1 — Children's dinner will be half an hour before Mincha. Children's Hakafot will take place between Mincha and Ma’ariv. Post-Hakafot Ice Pop Break, Oct 2 — Join us during youth groups for our children's Post Hakafot Ice Pop Break!


  • Tuesday
    Sep  25
    Sukkah Hop

    Tuesday, Sep 25th 4:00p to 5:00p
    Come and join us on our treat-filled, "Brachot"-themed Community Sukkah Hop. All children & grandchildren are welcome! In association with Shomrei Torah. Rain date: Shabbat Chol HaMoed.


  • Sunday
    Sep  23
    Sukkah Decorating

    Sunday, Sep 23rd 10:00a to 11:30a
    Help decorate the shul’s sukkah and build some edible sukkot!


  • Thursday
    Sep  20
    Lulav & Etrog Sale

    Thursday, Sep 20th 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. Pick up 9/20 after Ma'ariv at 7:15 p.m.


  • Saturday
    Sep  1
    Pre-Selichot Kumzitz

    Motzei Shabbat, Sep 1st 11:30p to Sunday, Sep 2nd 12:56a
    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
    Aug  26
    Rosh Hashanah / Sukkot Wine Sale

    Sunday, Aug 26th 12:00a to Wednesday, Sep 19th 12:00a
    Great savings on your favorite wines & liquors! Congregation Darchei Noam and B&B Wines & Liquors are once again partnering to offer a wide selection of wines and liquors, at a special discount. Want something that you don't see on the order form? No problem. Write it in and B&B will try to get it for you.


  • Sunday
    Aug  19
    Book Swap

    Sunday, Aug 19th 7:00p to 9:00p
    Join us for our very first book swap! 📚 Make space on your shelves, support the shul, and get some quality reading for the end of the summer and chagim. Drop off books from now through August 17th, and come August 19th to grab some great new-to-you books! Click to learn how it works.


  • Sunday
    Aug  19
    YHP: Yom Tov Food Auction

    Sunday, Aug 19th 10:00a to Sunday, Aug 26th 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!


  • Saturday
    Aug  11
    YHP: Seudah Shlishit Summer Series

    Shabbat, Aug 11th 5:30p to 7:00p
    All women of the community are welcome to a monthly Seudah Shlishit to socialize and share Divrei Torah. Food contributions welcome—please contact the hosts if you have questions regarding what to bring. Click to view full schedule


  • Sunday
    Aug  5
    Ladies' Luau

    Sunday, Aug 5th 11:00a to 1:00p
    Join the women of Fair Lawn for a spiritual spa day! Relax by the pool with friends, refreshments, cocktails/mocktails, make-your-own body scrub, and chair massages. Stop by Galina Datkovsky's pool at 5 Chittenden Road. RSVP for $18.


  • Sunday
    Jul  29
    Annual Summer BBQ

    Sunday, Jul 29th 4:00p to 7:00p
    Come enjoy a post-Nine Days Summer BBQ with your Darchei Noam community!


  • Sunday
    Jul  22
    Tish'a B'Av Film Screenings

    Sunday, Jul 22nd 6:30p to 7:30p
    We will be screening two films about survivors of the Holocaust: "Greenhorn", adapted from the book by our very own Anna Olswanger, and "Schindler's List Survivor", an account from Schaja Kleinberg, grandfather of our very own Mickey Blumenfeld Weisberger.


  • Saturday
    Jul  21
    Live Stream of Eicha

    Motzei Shabbat, Jul 21st 9:45p to 11:45p
    Live Eicha reading. Rabbi Donath's intro to Eicha will begin at 9:45 and following that, Eicha will start.


  • Saturday
    Jul  14
    YHP: Seudah Shlishit Summer Series

    Shabbat, Jul 14th 5:30p to 7:00p
    All women of the community are welcome to a monthly Seudah Shlishit to socialize and share Divrei Torah. Food contributions welcome—please contact the hosts if you have questions regarding what to bring. Click to view full schedule


  • Saturday
    Jun  30
    YHP: Seudah Shlishit Summer Series

    Shabbat, Jun 30th 5:30p to 7:00p
    All women of the community are welcome to a monthly Seudah Shlishit to socialize and share Divrei Torah. Food contributions welcome—please contact the hosts if you have questions regarding what to bring. Click to view full schedule




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, February 18 2019 13 Adar I 5779