Friday, June 24, 2016

EVENT: Devotion by the Ocean: July 8 and 29, and August 26, at 6:00 PM

oceanDevotion by the Ocean. Kabbalat Shabbat at the beach...what could be better? 6:00 PM. For more information, please visit or call 609.822.7116. Newport Avenue Beach, Ventnor, NJ 08406. Presented by Congregation Beth Judah, Ventnor, NJ. (Other Devotion by the Ocean dates this summer: July 29 and August 26.)

EVENT: Town Hall Meetings This Summer, June 28 at 9:00 AM and July 13 at 7:00 PM

Town Hall Meetings This Summer

Opportunities don't happen. You create them.
Chris Grosser

We are going to host two AJ town hall meetings so we can create opportunities together as a congregation. The first is on
Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00 AM. The second is on Wednesday, July 13 after 7:00 evening minyan. There is no formal agenda for these meetings. Please plan to join us for at least one of them!  

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

EVENT: Tikkun Layl Shavuot, Saturday, June 11 at 8:00 PM

Destination: Revelation. Torah for the Body, Mind, and Soul. The evening will begin at 8:00 PM and go all night. There will be Torah study, prayer, creative and traditional text-based learning; improv; food, and song; and a 4:00 AM kickball game. Also: Kids' program and sleepover room, and kids' ice cream party at midnight. Food and caffeine throughout the night including cheesecake and fair trade coffee. Hashkamah Minyan at sunrise. Location: Perelman Jewish Dayschool Forman Center. Cosponsored by AJ, Beth Sholom Congregation, Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El, Kol Ami, Or Hadash and the Kehillah of Old York Road.

EVENT: Confirmation, Friday, June 10, at 6:00 PM

Join us for a light dinner followed by Kabblat Shabbat services and Confirmation. Cost for dinner: adults, $20; children (2 to 8) , $12; children under 2, free. Households of four or more, $60.  Dinner: 6:00 PM; Services: 7:15 PM.

EVENT: 158th Annual Meeting, Monday, June 6, at 7:00 PM

Please be with us to celebrate this past synagogue year and to inaugurate the new one! Minyan and Meeting: 7:00 PM Dessert Reception: 8:15 PM

EVENT: Torah Fund Brunch, Sunday, June 5, at 10:30 AM

Join the AJWA Sisterhood as they honor Sandy Berkowitz with the 5776 Torah Fund Woman of Achievement Award on behalf of Torah Fund Campaign of Women’s League for Conservative Judaism. The day’s guest speaker will be rabbinical student Phillip William Gibbs. Admission by Contribution to Torah Fund: couvert, $18; minimum contribution, $18. For more information, contact Violet Zeitlin at 215.635.1587 or

EVENT: Kabbalat Yerushalayim, Friday, June 3, at 7:15 PM

Be transported to Jerusalem through song and prayer! Join us for this new Friday evening service, featuring live music and traditional instruments. Oneg to follow. 7:15 PM