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The Young Israel of Harrison is a small family-oriented modern Orthodox synagogue. It provides a warm, spiritual and supportive environment for all levels of observance. Rabbi Yaakov Bienenfeld has led the congregation for 24 years. The Rabbi gives weekly Talmud and Chumash classes at the shul. For prayer services times, please click here for our schedule. We invite you to join us any Shabbat or Yom Tov to experience the specialness of the Young Israel of Harrison.
ABOUT OUR RABBI & REBBETZIN
Rabbi Yaakov Bienenfeld was ordained at the Mirrer Yeshiva in Brooklyn, NY. He has been Rabbi of the Young Israel of Harrison for the past 24 years. Rabbi Bienenfeld taught Talmud at the Ramaz Upper School for 19 years and prior to that he taught at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns & Far Rockaway.
 
He is the former director of Camp Bei Kyta, a camp for teenage boys, in Livingston Manor, New York. Rabbi Bienenfeld's unique style of transmitting Biblical & Talmudic thought with wit and humor has won him admirers both in and out of synagogue. His commitment to making Judaism approachable to people of all levels and backgrounds is evidenced by the wide variety of congregants. He and his wife Faygie are the proud parents of 9 children and many grandchildren.

For more information, please call Rabbi Yaakov & Faygie Bienenfeld @ 914-830-5280.