Torah Tots

By templenjAF | December 6, 2022

We are excited to introduce Temple Shalom Torah Tots. It is a free program for parents and their child(ren) from ages 2 1/2 to pre-Kindergarten. Come have fun with your…

Shabbat Greetings

By templenjAF | December 2, 2022

In this week’s Torah portion, Vayeitzei (Genesis 28:10-32:3), we learn of the events of the famous story of “Jacob’s Ladder”.  Jacob is fleeing the wrath of his brother Esau after the trickery that…

Hanukkah Happenings!

By templenjAF | December 1, 2022

Join with us as we celebrate Hanukkah! Light, Love, and Luck of the Draw Raffle Presented by the Ways and Means Committee $20 for 1 ticket / $36 for 2…

Shabbat Greetings

By templenjAF | November 25, 2022

Toledot (Genesis 25:19-28:9), is a challenging text for a variety of reasons – here are the basic facts: Rebecca has a difficult pregnancy. Esau and Jacob are born – in…

Shabbat Greetings

By templenjAF | November 18, 2022

Eliezer has a tough job in this week’s Torah portion (Chayei Sarah – Genesis 23:1-25:18).  How would YOU like to be responsible for choosing a partner for your boss’s child? …

Shabbat Greetings

By templenjAF | November 11, 2022

It was on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918, that Allied and German forces set aside their arms, effectively ending what at the…

GivingTuesday

By templenjAF | November 5, 2022

#GivingTuesday Is Almost Here! GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to use their individual power of generosity to remain connected and support their communities. It’s a day when…

Brotherhood Concert

By templenjAF | November 4, 2022

The Brotherhood of Temple Shalom will be hosting a Classic Rock concert, featuring Late 4 Lunch, on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 7:30pm in the Social Hall. The popular classic…

Shabbat Greetings

By templenjAF | November 4, 2022

Mark Twain is quoted saying, “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I…

Frozen Turkey Breast Donations

By templenjAF | November 3, 2022

Wednesday, November 16, 4:30 – 6:00 P.M. The Matawan Municipal Food Pantry needs frozen turkey breasts for Thanksgiving. Many one to two-person households don’t want a large turkey. We help…

Book Drive

By templenjAF | October 28, 2022

The Social Action Committee is participating in a book drive for The Bridge of Books Foundation. The organization’s mission is to provide on ongoing source of new and gently used books to underserved…

Shabbat Greetings

By templenjAF | October 28, 2022

Parashat Noach (Genesis 6:9 – 11:32) is rich with relevance. The stories of Noah and the Ark and the Tower of Babel teach us about caring for animals, honoring parents, preparing…