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Our TBA Clergy Team

Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg leads B’nai Abraham’s dynamic clergy team, which also includes Cantor Jessica Epstein and Rabbinical Assistant Max Edwards. Each brings invaluable contributions to the bima and to our congregational family.
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The Ross Sanctuary

We worship God with joy, humility and meaning, maintaining our own rich traditions as we perpetuate those of our faith.
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A GreenFaith Sanctuary

With a history of commitment to green practices, as in 2006 when Temple B’nai Abraham installed solar panels on the roof,  GreenFaith NJ’s Environmental Certification program offered a unique opportunity for the synagogue to further dedicate itself to environmental stewardship.TBA is certified as a GreenFaith Sanctuary.

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A welcoming community of Jewish life, worship and learning

Welcome

We are a congregation that is more than 165 years old that works together to define our own independent path. We strive daily to be faithful to the teachings of the Torah, dedicated to the acquisition of Jewish knowledge, and committed to the well-being of the Jewish people in America, Israel and around the world.

We would love to meet you.

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For pastoral emergencies please call 973-348-5211. For other communications, the staff can be reached by email.

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Weekly Services

streamspot_owler_20190423_192319_originalLive streaming is available when Shabbat services are onsite.

-Friday evening: Kabbalat Shabbat, Siddur Hadash PDF

Saturday morning: Shabbat Shaharit, Siddur Hadash PDF
   Shabbat Vayeitzei  Bat Mitzvah of Amanda Weinberger PDF
   
Shabbat Vayeitzei Bar Mitzvah of Jack Steinberg PDF

Saturday afternoon Shabbat Mincha: Siddur Hadash PDF

-Evening: Havdalah PDF

-Minyan of Comfort Ma’ariv service PDF

Weekday Shacharit Siddur Sim Shalom PDF

Shabbat Services

Join Rabbi Vaisberg, Cantor Epstein and Max  Edwards, Rabbinical Assistant for Shabbat Services on Facebook Live on the TBA Facebook page

Friday, November 27
6:30 PM  Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Saturday, November 28
9:00 AM Parashat Hashavua: Vayetzei via Zoom
10:00 AM Shabbat Services via Facebook Live.
Amanda Weinberger, daughter of Sheryl and Gregg Weinberger, will become a Bat Mitzvah.
Jack Steinberg, son of Stacy and Ed Steinberg, will become a Bar Mitzvah, via Zoom.
5:30 PM Havdalah Service, via  Facebook Live

 

Upcoming Events

Temple B’nai Abraham is grateful to be a recipient of a COVID Safety grant from The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey (HFNJ). 2020 has been the year of the pandemic­—the most serious and urgent public health crisis in generations. To help keep the people in our community safe, HFNJ has worked to enable our community non-profits and institutions to understand this new landscape and has funded work to meet this new reality. TBA appreciates HFNJ’s support during these challenging times.

Community Resources

Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest (JVS)

Job-Seekers Workshops
Own your Interview Thurs, December 3, 2020, 10:00 AM
In this interactive, 90-minute virtual workshop, you’ll learn and practice powerful techniques that will help you optimize your virtual presence, showcase your talents, communicate your value, handle difficult questions, and more–all to better position you to land the job you really want. Guest speaker: Rebecca GarveyCertified Own The Room Coach. Free and open to the public. Advanced registration required. Register

-Career Counseling Workshops

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Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ presents Mi Sheberach, a Community Healing Service, Tues, December 1, 12:00-12:30 PM
Many in our community continue to struggle with physical, emotional, or economic challenges, as well as grief, loss, and worry during this pandemic. Please join Federation Chaplain Rabbanit Jennifer Geretz and your Greater MetroWest community as we come together to blend our voices in a communal message of healing and hope.   You are invited to bring the names, in Hebrew or English, of people whom you will hold in mind for Refuah Sh’lema – Refu’at HaNefesh, U’Refu’at HaGoof – Complete healing of body and soul.
Zoom information will be provided upon registration. Register.

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest of New Jersey > Resources

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NCJW Virtual Gala and Hanukkah Celebration 
Registration is now live for our Virtual Gala and Hanukkah Celebration on Tuesday, December 15, at 8:00 pm ET! Join the National Council of Jewish Women as we bring light, warmth, and community into our homes, light our menorahs, and celebrate our amazing leadership awardees.

In addition to honoring Senator Tammy Duckworth and Tina Tchen, we are thrilled to be honoring NCJW leaders from across the country. We will celebrate Myrna Wertheimer of NCJW Essex (TBA member) and Cheryl Pollman of NCJW Dallas as they receive Enduring Advocate awards, Eileen Jacobowitz of NCJW Sacramento as she receives the Visionary Leadership award, and Maddie Fireman of NCJW New Orleans as she receives the Elissa Froman Inspiring Leadership award!  RSVP here!

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2021 Scholarships & One Happy Camper Grants Now Available!
1- Apply now for a $1,000 One Happy Camper incentive grant! Click here!
2- Rocker Family Scholarships can help make camp affordable! 
Click here for details and to apply.
Contact us for free summer consultations! Click here to request a free consultation and receive a free Family Fun Kit ($50 value) of camp-inspired games and accessories. Questions, call 973.929.2972.

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Jewish Job Network (JJN)
In an effort to assist individuals who are in need of job search support during this economic downturn, the Livingston and West Orange communities have revived the Jewish Job Network (JJN). JJN is an informal volunteer organization serving the Jewish community in our local area.  http://jewishjobnetwork.com.
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Jewish Family Services – https://www.jfsmetrowest.org/
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Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons, and Significant Others (JACS) is the first and foremost mutual support network for Jewish individuals and their families that are affected by drug addiction and alcoholism.www.addictioncenter.com

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Hebrew Free Loan of NJ http://hebrewfreeloanofnj.org/

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NJ State COVID-19 Information Hub website   https://covid19.nj.gov/
General FAQs-https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/general-public

  • Live Updates -https://covid19.nj.gov/index.html#live-updates
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