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A welcoming community of Jewish life, worship and learning

Our Clergy

Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg 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.

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Rosh Hodesh Adar with Rabbi Dantowitz

The evening was spent baking Hamantaschen, the iconic Purim holiday pastry and celebrating and learning about strong Jewish women. Rabbi Dantowitz led the baking and the learning. Everyone brought their rolling pin! 

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The Early School: Learning, Community, Readiness, Discovery!

Celebrating holidays at The Early School…Happy Hanukkah!

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An Olive Pressing Engagement at The Early School!

The Early School students delighted in squeezing the fresh olives in a hand press, straining the extract, spinning it in a centrifuge that separates the pure oil and then fashioning  wicks out of cotton for use with the oil when lighting the menorah!

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Hanukkah Celebrations Around the World Explored at the JLP

After reinforcing the celebration of Hanukkah in the United States, students of the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham explored how Hanukkah is celebrated around the world. Working in teams, this Project Based Lesson explored the culture, ritual, foods, geography and populations of countries from Afghanistan to Colombia to Morocco to Yemen.

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TTO Toy Drive 2019

Shown delivering the toys to Saint  Barnabas Medical Center are left to right TTO members  Jessica Hirschmann, TTO advisor Arleen Lichtenstein, Alexa Prague, Nicole Izversky, Gabriella Izversky, Ryan Laken and  Ethan Kroll.

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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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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. (photo courtesy Ken Alswang Photography)

 

 

 

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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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Our Makerspace Room

A makerspace is not solely a engineering, woodshop, computer lab or art room, but it may contain elements found in all of these familiar spaces.The TBA makerspace utilizes Jewish concepts, technology, and hands-on materials for Project-Based Learning for all ages.

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A welcoming community of Jewish life, worship and learning

Welcome

This is a very exciting time at Temple B’nai Abraham. It is our great pleasure to welcome Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg to our Temple family as he begins his tenure as our Senior Rabbi. We also welcome his wife Miriam Palmer-Sherman and their children Nava and Judah Sherman-Vaisberg.

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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Weekly Services

Friday, February 28
5:45 PM Tot Shabbat & pizza dinner
5:45 PM Pre–oneg
6:30 PM Shabbat service.
Naming of Finn Davis Moffitt, son of Jessica & Kevin Moffitt, grandson of Barbara & Dan Kaplan
An Oneg Shabbat will follow services.

Saturday, February 29
9:00 AM  Parashat HaShavua: Terumah
10:00 AM Shabbat morning service
Ethan Kooper, son of Jessica & Jay Kooper, will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah.
Samantha Schechter, daughter of Andrea Schechter, will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah.

 

 

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