May 28, 2017 •
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A welcoming community of Jewish life, worship and learning

Our Clergy

Rabbi Clifford Kulwin leads B’nai Abraham’s dynamic clergy team, which also includes Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz and Cantor Jessica Epstein. Each brings invaluable contributions to the bima and to our congregational family.

Justice and Politics: A Conversation Between Paul Fishman and Rabbi Kulwin


Rabbi Kulwin Honored by Essex County Freeholders

The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its Jewish Heritage Month Celebration. The Jewish Heritage Month Celebration celebrates Essex County’s Jewish community and honors individuals who have contributed greatly to the Jewish community. During the event, the Freeholders honored our Rabbi Clifford M. Kulwin.

Temple Honored by NAACP

Rabbi Kulwin accepting the NAACP award at the 104th Freedom Fund Gala of the Oranges & Maplewood Unit of the NAACP.

A Fabulous Groovy Gala

In honor of Immediate Past President Julie A. Silbermann

Welcome to our New President Bruce H. Greene!

Bruce Greene is  the synagogue’s twenty-seventh president in its 164-year history.

The Ross Sanctuary

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

The Early School

Our preschool ensures successful learning in an innovative educational environment.

The Jewish Learning Program

Our religious school teaches Al Shlosha Devarim. The world stands on three things: Torah, service and acts of loving kindness.

Becoming B'nai Mitzvah

B’nai Abraham nurtures knowledgeable young Jewish adults who will become active members of the community, with a love of Judaism that will guide them throughout their lives.

Celebrating Holidays: Getting Ready for Passover

Holidays and celebrations are an integral part of our congregational life, providing an opportunity for members to pray, learn and rejoice as a community.

Congregational Learning

Through spiritual, academic and social programs and courses, opportunities for learning bring people together, creating a special sense of family and community. Bloom Memorial Lecture 2017 with Professor Jeffrey Shandler, Rutgers University

Congregational Learning Guest Speakers

Senator Robert ” Bob” Menendez @ TBA in collaboration with the CRC of Greater MetroWest NJ

Visiting Our College Students

Dinner or lunch with Rabbi Kulwin for our college students is often a comforting taste of home and a special way to maintain ties to their rabbi and their TBA congregational family.

Men's Club Annual Sports Breakfast

A delicious breakfast prepared by Men’s Club members with this year’s noted sports figure Willie Randolph makes this annual community event a home run!

Family Holiday Events

Hanukkah Laser Light Show

Teen Tikkun Olam Board

Teen Tikkun Olam (TTO), a Temple B’nai Abraham group for teens in grades 8-12 meets one to two times a month. The goal of TTO is to volunteer in our synagogue and larger community. By making a difference in meaningful ways, we hope to nourish the expanding mind and soul of our Jewish teens.

A Caring Congregation

We are an extended family that offers connection, compassion and community to all.

A welcoming community of Jewish life, worship and learning


We are a congregation that is more than 160 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.

Mission Statement >      History >    President’s Message >

Weekly Services

Friday,  May 26
6:30 PM  Shabbat Services. Rabbi Kulwin will speak.

Saturday, May 27
9:00 AM Parashat HaShavuah: Bamidbar
10:00 AM Shabbat Morning Services.
Jack Dratch son of Stacey & Brian Dratch will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah.

Wednesday, May 31
10:00 AM Shavuot Services,Yizkor





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