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Welcome to Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchok

Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchok (CBEY), under the leadership of Rabbi Zvi & Rebbetzin Paghit Ralbag, strives to be a warm and caring community shul that encourages davening and Torah study.  Founded in 2000 in Woodmere, NY by families from varied yeshiva backgrounds, CBEY has grown to over 100 families, all dedicated to the ideal of living meaningful Jewish lives.


Tea and Torah

The CBEY Sisterhood is planning an uplifting Tea and Torah series this summer and is looking for volunteers. If you're able to host or sponsor, please call/text/email: Gila Cohen (347) 809-0999, Ariella Schulhof (845) 323-7885 or  Adina Berger (845) 659-5108.


Mazel Tov!!

Mazel Tov to Shira and Ronen Lazar on the engagement of their daughter Adina to Ariel Retter! May the family be zocheh to build a bayis ne'eman b'yisroel. 


Mazel tov to Dani and Lauren Scheinman on the birth of a baby girl. Mazal tov to the grandparents Marcel and Tami Scheinman and Jay and Helena Rubin.May the family be zochim le'gadlah le'torah, le'chuppah, ulma'asim tovim!.


Mazel Tov to Josh and Shari Cohen on the birth of a baby boy! May they be zochim le'gadlah le'torah, le'chuppah, ulma'asim tovim, ulhachniso bevriso shel Avraham Avinu bezmano!.


Board of Directors Elections

The following individuals have been nominated as candidates for the Board of Directors:

  1. Mark Intrator (
  2. Lester Katz (
  3. Shmully Koegel (
  4. Mordy Schwartz (
  5. Tzvi Statfeld (

Feel free to reach out to the candidates with any questions.

The elections will be open through Motzaei Shabbos, 6/1. Each full-time member (one ballot per family) can vote for up to three of the nominees. If you are not sure whether you are a full-time member and entitled to vote, please contact David Hersh at

Options for voting are as follows:

1. Email: Send your votes to This method is not anonymous (will be known only to the election committee) and will require you to include your name in the email so that we can identify the sender as a voting-eligible member of the Shul.

2. In person: If there is enough interest to have an in-person session, we will arrange for an in-person voting session (time and place to be determined). Please email Joe Zelefsky ( or Mendy Berkowitz ( if you are interested. We will only be arranging the in-person session if there are enough members who express an interest. 


Yom Yerushalayim Shabbos

CBEY’s annual Yom Yerushalayim celebration will take place this year on Shabbos, Parshas Bechukosai, June 1st. In addition to our regular kiddush, we look forward to welcoming Rabbi Shlomo Kimche. Click here for the full schedule!.

If you’d like to help sponsor the kiddush, please send a check to the shul, or make an online payment of $36, selecting Yom Yerushalayim Kiddush from the dropbdown menu.

Please contact David Yastrab for further details.



The shul thanks Moishie and Ariella Schulhof who have graciously sponsored the shul's electricity for chodesh Iyyar for a Refuah Sh'leima for נחום צבי בן יענטא and יעקב בן יענטא

Tue, May 28 2024 20 Iyyar 5784