JEWISH FAIR LAWN

Fair Lawn Links

Borough of Fair Lawn
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Fair Lawn Spring/Summer 2016 Bulletin

New Jersey Transit 
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Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library 
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The Jewish Community

Fair Lawn has a large and diverse Jewish population which is an integral part of the wider Jewish community of Bergen and Passaic Counties.  Thus, the Jewish resources available to Ahavat Achim families are unparalleled.

Eruv

Fair Lawn has an extensive eruv.  The status of the eruv can be verified by calling the eruv hotline (797-0502), or by the red/green lights in front of our Shul (green- eruv is operational, red- eruv in NOT operational). 
Click here for a map of the Fair Lawn Eruv, or see above (in red).

Mikvah

A community mikvah is located at Congregation Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn.  The phone number is 796-0350.  There are also mikvot nearby in:


Schools

There are a number of Yeshivot and Orthodox Jewish day schools located in the towns neighboring Fair Lawn. The following are all well established elementary schools, offering top-level Judaic and secular curriculato children in Pre-K though 8th grade.

  • 
Ben Porat Yosef, E. 243 Frisch Court, Paramus, NJ 07652, (201) 845-5007
  • Moriah School of Englewood, 53 South Woodland St., Englewood NJ 07631, (201) 567-0208
  • Yavneh Academy, 155 North Farview Avenue, Paramus, NJ  07652, (201) 262-8494
  • Yeshiva of North Jersey, 666 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, NJ  07661, (201) 986-1414
  • Yeshivat He'Atid, 139 S Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ 07621, (201) 374-2272
  • Yeshivat  Noam, 70 West Century Road, Paramus, NJ  07652, (201) 261-1919  

In addition, there are a number of Yeshiva high schools attended by the congregation's children, including:

  • The Frisch Yeshiva High School of Northern New Jersey
  • Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls 
  • Torah Academy High School for Boys

There are many nursery schools in Fair Lawn:

  • Anshei Lubavitch Preschool
  • The Leah Sokoloff Nursery School (at Shomrei Torah)
  • Temple Beth Shalom Nursery School
  • Fair Lawn Jewish Center Nursery School
  • Gan Iris Nursery School
  • Gan Aviv Nursery
  • Kol Chaverim Preschool

Kashrut

Fair Lawn is home to a variety of kosher food establishments that are under the supervision of the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County (RCBC), including: 


  • Kosher Express:  Take-out Chinese food 
    22-16 Morlot Ave.
    (201) 791-8818
  • Food Showcase: A kosher food emporium stocking kosher goods from around  the world, butcher, fish, and cheeses.
    24-28 Fair Lawn Ave.
    (201) 475-0077
  • Petak's: Glatt kosher deli take-out
    19-03 Fair Lawn Ave.
    (201) 797-5010
  • Zadie's Bakery: Fresh baked goods, challahs, danishes, cakes, etc.
    19-09 Fair Lawn Ave.
    (201) 796-6565
  • Perfect Pita: Falafel, Shwarma, and other sephardic meat specialties
    13-22 River Road
    (201) 794-8700
  • Hot Bagels
    6-07 Saddle River Road
    (201) 796-9625
  • Benjy's Kosher Pizza  
    12-46 River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
    (201) 773-6195
     

For the names and locations of Kosher food establishments in neighboring towns, call the RCBC at 201-871-4620.

UJA/Federation

The Fair Lawn Jewish Community is part of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, which encompasses parts of Bergen and Passaic Counties.  Federation’s offices are located at One Pike Drive, Wayne, at the same location as a state-of-the-art YM-YWHA.  The YM-YWHA also organizes athletic leagues for the younger members of the Fair Lawn Jewish community, with games played on Sunday in Fair Lawn.  Less than 15 minutes from Fair Lawn is another JCC with a full array of programming for children and adults of all ages. Located in Washington Township, the Bergen YJCC boasts a state of the art Health Club, gymnasium, 75' lap pool and kiddie pool, and a full range of sports, personal training and fitness programs. The Early Childhood Center offers infant and toddler programs and a Nursery School for two through four year olds. Many children's after school classes and programs are also available.  For more information, email Margo Bader or call 201-666-6610 x213.


In addition, Ahavat Achim families benefit from other communal organizations supported by Federation such as

  • Jewish Family & Children Services
  • Kosher Meals on Wheels
  • Daughters of Miriam Home for the Aged, located nearby in Clifton.
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