New Jersey Hope & Healing: Coping with Change

RWJ Barnabas Health & Temple Shalom of Aberdeen Together in Partnership to Provide Connections During These Challenging Times Mondays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm Beginning on Monday, January 17, 2022 All sessions are virtual and free to attend; they’re open to the community. Click here to attend

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JNF “Leaving No One Behind” event

Jewish National Fund-USA presents Leaving No One Behind A Special Evening in Honor of Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month Monday, January 31, 2022 at 8:00pm ET via Zoom Video Conferencing Join Jewish National Fund-USA as we recognize Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month (JDAAIM) with an inside look at how people like…

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RAC-NJ

Tired of not having a say in community governance? If you are passionate about social justice … we need your help. There is an urgent need for Temple Shalom to join sister congregations across New Jersey and work with RAC-NJ to have a voice in issues that concern our Jewish community. What is RAC-NJ? RAC-NJ, the Religious…

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Giving Tuesday – November 30

#GivingTuesday is less than a week away! Last year you came out big and your donations directly impacted the programs that we are able to provide in our community. We are so appreciative of your support! Stay tuned for more information.

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12 Elul 5781

August 20, 2021 “When you build a new house, then you shall make a parapet for your roof, that you should not bring any blood upon your house, if any person falls from there.” (Deuteronomy 22:8) This week’s Torah portion, Ki Teitzei (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19)  has more laws than any other in the Torah. Have grown up in…

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2 Shevat 5781

January 15, 2021 We have a beautiful tradition as Jews – we make sure that we remember our loved ones, at least five times during the year. We say their names. The names recall memories; they mean something to us. These names are passed on to our children and embedded in our hearts. This past…

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Rock the Vote!

Voting is one of the most important civic actions you can do.  It determines a lot about how our lives will be affected over the next four years.  Have a say in the process and REGISTER to vote!  Questions? Contact Phyllis Garr through Temple Shalom.

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18 Adar 5780

March 13, 2020 As I help prepare couples for their wedding ceremony, I explain to them that the broken glass at the end of the ceremony represents their status before marriage, but when they crush it into a dozen pieces; the glass, like the two of them, is forever changed and can never go back…

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11 Adar 5780

March 6, 2020 This Shabbat, we read from Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10), which teaches us about the special clothing for the priesthood. In addition, this is also Shabbat Zachor (Sabbath of Remembrance) which is the special Shabbat before the Festival of Purim. It’s easy to tell a story in which there is a good guy, a bad…

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4 Adar 5780

February 28, 2020 From the spiritual to the ordinary, from the metaphysical to the concrete, this week’s Torah reading, Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19), takes us from the extraordinary event at Mt. Sinai to the simplicity of everyday life.  It is one thing to be overwhelmed by lightning and thunder, to be awe-struck by the voice of God…

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