Welcome to Zichron Mordechai
A shul committed to fostering a warm and comfortable environment for Davening, Torah study, and Jewish life. Our congregants are individuals who are serious and committed to spiritual growth while deeply involved with the community.
Congregation Zichron Mordechai, formerly known as Congregation Tzemach Dovid, is located in the heart of Teaneck, NJ. The Kehilla is dedicated to fostering a slow and quiet davening that is conducive to davening with Kavanah. Our warm and welcoming shul also provides Shabbos hospitality, youth groups, and a social hall for event hosting.
Rabbi Michael Taubes is a musmach of RIETS at Yeshiva University where he studied for several years under Maran HaGaon HaRav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, zt’l, and is a close talmid of the Rosh Kollel, HaGaon HaRav Hershel Schachter, shlit’a. Rabbi Taubes serves as the Rosh Yeshiva at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys.
This Week’s Zmanim
Parshas Miketz – December 7-8
Candle lighting: 4:10pm
Friday Mincha: 4:00pm
Shabbos Mincha: 4:00pm
Shabbos ends: 5:10pm (GR”A), 5:40pm (R”T)
Motzaei Shabbos Shiur: 6:45pm on “Lighting Chanukah Candles in Shuls and Other Public Places“
Rabbi Taubes's weekly Motza'ei Shabbos Shiur is given in the shul each Motzaei Shabbos during the winter season. The shiur begins approximately 75 minutes after shabbos is over. Please join us as we continue our Shabbos learning into Motzaei Shabbos. It is the...read more
Recent Shiurim by Rabbi Taubes
- Lighting Chanukah Candles in Shuls and Other Public Places
- Does the Torah Require Berachos Over Mitzvos?
- Parshas Mattos-Massei Accepting Shabbos (and Performing Other Mitzvos) on a Conditional Basis
- R. M Taubes Pinchas An Insight into the meaning of Kapparah from a Seemingly Disjointed Parshah 7-5-18
Rabbi Taubes speaks at B’nei Yeshurun on Wednesdays during “Lunch and Learn”, Lunch at 1pm, Learn at 1:30pm, and on Thursdays following 10:00 Ma’ariv, on halachic topics in the Parsha.