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Monmouth County Synagogue Directory

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Conservative (USCJ Affiliated)
CONGREGATION AHAVAT OLAM
PO Box 344
106 Windeler Road
Howell, NJ 07731
732-367-1677 / 732-363-5190 T | Email: office@ahavatolam-nj.org
Contacts: Rabbi Michael Klein, Cantor David Amar, President Arlene Schwartz

Congregation Ahavat Olam (“everlasting love”) is a mid-sized egalitarian congregation serving western Monmouth County and northern Ocean County. Our members participate in religious, social, and educational programs which serve to create a strong sense of community and commitment to Judaism. Our congregation was formed by the merger of Congregations Ahavat Shalom and Ahavat Achim, each bringing a history of over 50 years of service to the Jewish community.

CONGREGATION B’NAI ISRAEL
171 Ridge Road
Rumson, NJ 07760
732-842-1800 T | 732-842-7269 F
Contacts: Cantor Dov Goldberg; Joel Weisglass, President; Emilie Kovit-Meyer, Executive Director

CBI Rumson is an egalitarian Conservative congregation, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Our members reflect the full range of contemporary American Jewish experience. Some of us are fourth generation Congregation B’nai Israel members. Some of us were raised within the Reform movement, some of us grew up Conservative, and some were brought up within the Orthodox traditions. Indeed, some of us have not had the benefit of a very Jewish upbringing at all. All of us have found a caring community in Congregation B’nai Israel.

CONGREGATION OHEV SHALOM | MARLBORO JEWISH CENTER
103 School Road West
Marlboro, NJ 07746
732-536-2300 T | 732-536-0707 F
Contacts: Rabbi Tony Shy; Cantor Wayne Krieger; Jeff Sacks, President; Bonnie Komito, Executive Director, MJC

Ohev Shalom is more than a synagogue, more than a religious school, more than a center for life-cycle events. We strive to be a caring community of people like you. We aim to help our congregants on their “Jewish Journeys,” in finding a greater purpose and meaning in their daily lives. We aspire to make our community and our world a better place through active Jewish living informed by Jewish learning. Any way you say it, Ohev Shalom is the place to find lively activity and meaningful Jewish participation. We invite you to find out why so many Jewish families have chosen Ohev Shalom.


CONGREGATION TORAT EL • JERSEY SHORE JEWISH CENTER
301 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst, NJ 07755
732-531-4410 T | 732-531-3653 F
Contacts: Rabbi Aaron Schonbrun; Rabbi Sara Metz; Andrew Robins, President; Pam Cardullo, Executive Director

Congregation Torat El is the religious, educational, cultural and social center for approximately 550 Jewish families. Together, as a congregation, we experience the beauty of our Jewish heritage and explore the meaning of contemporary Jewish life. The members of our congregation, like members of an extended family, share in the observance of each other’s simchas and support each other in times of need. We take great pride in the warmth and the caring nature of our synagogue community and invite you to make us your spiritual home.

TEMPLE BETH AHM
550 Lloyd Road
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
732-583-1700 T | 732-583-5054 F
Contacts: Rabbi Lisa Malik; Stu Abraham, President

Temple Beth Ahm is a welcoming, multi-generational, spiritual community, conveniently located in New Jersey near the border of Monmouth & Middlesex counties, just minutes away from Exit 117A on the Garden State Parkway. We are committed to traditional-egalitarian Conservative Judaism as a meaningful way of life. Our spiritual leader, Rabbi Malik, encourages each of us to be “willing, learning, and striving” to climb up the ladder of learning and mitzvot; she enthusiastically embraces and inspires every one of us, no matter where we are on our spiritual journeys.

Whether you are observing a yahrzeit, celebrating a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or other life cycle event, or just looking for a comfortable place to pray, learn, daven, socialize, or participate in social action tikkun olam activities, Temple Beth Ahm is the place to be. If you are not already a member of our shul community, we encourage you to visit and to consider joining us. Regardless of your current Jewish affiliation or background, we welcome you with open arms.

Please contact us at office@templebethahm.org or (732) 583-1700.

TEMPLE BETH SHALOM
108 Freehold Road
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-446-1200 T | 732-446-0860 F
Contacts: Rabbi Ira Rothstein; Cantor Ruth Katz Green; Steven Strauss, President; Karen Ross, Executive Director

Temple Beth Shalom is a Conservative egalitarian synagogue committed to the active participation of each congregant within a caring, contemporary approach to Judaism. Our Temple offers a variety of programs and opportunities to be involved within a Jewish community. We are proud of our facility and all it has to offer. From our Nursery School program to our Adult Education programs, there is something of interest for everyone. A sense of community and the dedication of our membership has enabled us to continually meet the ongoing needs of our people.

Conservative (USCJ Unaffiliated)
CONGREGATION PETAKH HA-OHEL | THE OPEN SYNAGOGUE
PO Box 6536
Fair Haven, NJ 07704
732-758-9829 T
Contacts: Rabbi Harry Levin; Mark Schevitz, President; Rabbi Harry Levin, Education Director
PERRINEVILLE JEWISH CENTER
855 Perrineville Rd
PO Box 308
Perrineville, NJ 08535
732.446.6018 T
Contacts: Rabbi Sheldon Schevelowitz; Wendy Heifetz, President

Perrineville Jewish Center is a friendly and heymish community of families from the Millstone Township area and the surrounding Manalapan, Freehold, Twin Rivers, Middlesex County, Allentown, Upper Freehold, New Egypt, and Monroe areas. Our members live in Western Monmouth county as well as Mercer County. If you are looking for a strong spiritual, emotional and social Jewish connection, than Perrineville Jewish Center is the perfect place for you. We openly welcome participation in our many services, programs, activities, and events. At the present time our membership is composed of approximately 130 families. We pride ourselves on our warm welcoming atmosphere.

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Orthodox
CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE
176 Route 79
Marlboro, NJ 07746
732-316-7600 T
Contact: Rabbi Yossi Kanelsky

Center for Jewish Life, located in the heart of Marlboro, serves the Jewish community of Middlesex and Monmouth counties. Our warm and inviting congregation welcomes all Jews regardless of background or affiliation. We offer many programs for the community for young and old: a vibrant Hebrew School, Bat Mitzvah and Bar Mitzvah Clubs, Women’s Circle, Senior Center visits, Torah Classes, and exciting holiday programs and events. We have Shabbat services on Friday night and Shabbat day followed by a sit-down Kiddush. We take pride in our growing community and are committed to strengthening Jewish awareness and values.

CHABAD OF THE SHORE
620 Ocean Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-229-2424 T | 732-728-2267 F
Contacts: Rabbi Laibel Schapiro; Harvey Katz, President

Chabad of the Shore, founded in 2002 with the blessings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, is nurtured and supported by concerned members of communities on the New Jersey shore. Chabad is dedicated to the re-establishment and strengthening of our Judaic faith, principles, identity, commitment, and pride.

CHABAD LUBAVITCH OF WESTERN MONMOUTH COUNTY
26 Wickatunk Road
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-972-3687 T | 732-536-6571 F
Contacts: Rabbi Boruch Chazanow; Nancy Menasha, Bulletin Editor; Tova Chazanow, Education Director; Linda Ross, Administrator

The Chabad Shul attracts community members from diverse backgrounds. Participants are not judged by their ability to take part, or by their religious knowledge. All shul services are warm, relaxing, haimish and easy to follow. Friday night, Saturday morning, Mincha, and weekday services enjoy a great spirit and communal participation. When you enter Chabad House, you will be greeted with a warm welcome, encouragement and support. Our Shul participants are actively involved in the services, which are meaningful and inspirational.

CONGREGATION AGUDATH ACHIM
771 Central Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
732-774-2495 T | 732-774-2498 F
Summer Contacts: Rabbi Maury Kelman; Len Strulowitz, President 

Summer Services between Memorial Day and Simchat Torah  – Open for Passover 2016

YOUNG ISRAEL OF ABERDEEN| CONGREGATION BET TEFILAH
479 Lloyd Road
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
732-583-6262 T | 201-333-5008 F
Contacts: Rabbi Yaakov Tesser, Steve Dublon, President; Bonnie Lemis, Secretary
CONGREGATION BETH SHALOM
186 Maple Avenue
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-741-1657 T
Contacts: Rabbi Dovid Harrison; Israel Burdin, President
CONGREGATION BROTHERS OF ISRAEL
250 Park Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-222-6666 T
Contacts: Rabbi Nasanayl Braun; Andrew Samuel and Judie Boim, Co-Presidents

Congregation Brothers of Israel, founded in 1898, is the largest Ashkenazic synagogue at the Jersey Shore. We are the center of a vibrant Modern Orthodox community, with a full schedule of minyanim and a wide array of educational programs and social activities. We also have a satellite Minyan that operates on Shabbat and Yom Tov at 752 Ocean Avenue in Long Branch.

CONGREGATION MAGEN DAVID OF WEST DEAL
345 Deal Road
Ocean, NJ 07712
732-531-3220 T | 732-531-9271 F
Contacts: Rabbi Ezra Labaton; Shlomo Teherani, Cantor
CONGREGATION SHAARE EZRA
36 Cedar Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
732-571-4382 T
Contacts: Rabbi David Neham; Ralph Hanan, President
CONGREGATION SHAARE TEFILAH BENE MOSHE
16 Whalepond Road
Eatontown, NJ 07724
732-870-1779 T
Contacts: Rabbi Moshe Douek; Eliott Sultan, President
CONGREGATION SONS OF ISRAEL
PO Box 298
Belmar, NJ 07719
732-280-2759 T
Contacts: Rabbi Moshe M. Greebel; Dr. Sylvia Irwin, President
CONGREGATION SONS OF ISRAEL
4 Violet Drive
Ocean Township, NJ 07712
732-922-9858 T
Contacts: Rabbi Yosef Carlebach; Brian P. Goot, President
EDMOND J. SAFRA SYNAGOGUE
75 Hathaway Ave.
Deal, NJ 07723-1065
732-531-0535 T
Contacts: Rabbi Isaac Farhi; Ralph Harary, President
JEWISH LEARNING CENTER COMMUNITY SYNAGOGUE
138 Pinebrook Rd.
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-683-0244 T | 732-905-0433 F
Contacts: Rabbi Chaim Veshnefsky; Mitchell Berko, President
LOGAN ROAD MINYAN TORAH LINKS
1806 Route 35 South
Ocean, NJ 07712
732-663-0662 T
Contacts: Rabbi Moshe Lichtenstein; Austin Sherman, President
OHEL SIMCHA CONGREGATION
PO Box 2088
Elberon, NJ 07740
732-571-2711 T | 732-571-9579 F
Contacts: Rabbi Samuel Choueka (732-571-0277); Edward Anteby, President
OHEL YAACOB SYNAGOGUE
PO Box 225
4 Ocean Avenue
Deal, NJ 07723
732-531-0217 T | 732-531-5953 F
Contacts: Rabbi Eli Ben-Haim; Ike S. Franco, President; Allen Brown, Office Administrator; Rabbi Yaakob Elbaz, Youth Director
SYNAGOGUE OF MAGEN ABRAHAM
PO Box 444
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
732-870-9318 T
Contacts: Rabbi Robert Semah; A.J. Gindi, President; Victoria Bulletin Editor
THE SYNAGOGUE OF DEAL
P.O. Box 208
128 Norwood Avenue
Deal, NJ 07723
732-531-3200 T | 732-517-0798 F
Contacts: Rabbi Isaac Dwek; Steven Sitt, President; Kimberly Ott, Administrator
UNION HILL CONGREGATION
364 Union Hill Road
Englishtown, NJ 07726
732-972-0955 T
Contacts: Rabbi Chaim Leiter; Rabbi Moshe Shaps; Gary Steinberg, President
RABBI MOSHE BLAU
1025 Deal Road
Ocean, NJ 07712

MONMOUTH TORAH LINKS
415 US 9 South
Englishtown, NJ 07726
732-617-7117 T
Contacts: Rabbi Gedalia Liebes; Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz; Rabbi Yossi Sobel

Monmouth Torah Links is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to raising the level of Jewish awareness and education in the Monmouth County area. We provide a wide variety of educational and social events designed to create a warm and non-judgmental environment for Jews of all ages to explore and experience their heritage. Our programs are open to all Jews, regardless of their education or religious affiliation.

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Reform
CONGREGATION KOL AM
59 Broad Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-792-8000 T
Contacts: Rabbi R. Brooks Susman; President Susan Canter

Kol Am was founded in 2002. Our goal is a commitment to the continuance of a spiritually grounded, literate Jewish community dedicated to worship, education, and social action. We have established a meaningful religious home with celebrations, customs, and rituals. We value kol am (voice of the people) and strive to foster a sense of belonging. We look to the participation, energy, talents, and creativity of all our members. Rosh Hodesh meetings, men’s club, and youth activities are enjoyed as we seek to create memories that will span the generations. Friday night services, Saturday morning Torah study, adult education and religious school, and holiday schedules are on our website.

MONMOUTH REFORM TEMPLE
332 Hance Avenue
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
732-747-9365 T
info@monmouthreformtemple.org
Contact: Rabbi Marc A. Kline; Cantor Gabrielle Clissold, Rabbi Sally J. Priesand, emerita

We are an open and inviting congregation for anyone seeking to connect to Jewish community, tradition, study, and worship. Our members come from all parts of Monmouth County. We are affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism and combine contemporary values with classical teachings of Torah. We are eager to connect with you, so please do not hesitate to contact us.

TEMPLE BETH MIRIAM
180 Lincoln Avenue
PO Box 2097
Elberon, NJ 07740
732-222-3754 T | 732- 222-1238 F
Contacts: Rabbi Cy Stanway; Jason Kaufman, Student Cantor; Marjorie Richter, Administrator

Temple Beth Miriam is a liberal congregation which embraces all Jews regardless of their experience, gender, race, sexual orientation, marital status or parental status. We welcome interfaith couples and invite your whole family to drink from our wells. Our mission is to teach Torah and to make it relevant to today’s Jew.

TEMPLE RODEPH TORAH
Mohawk Drive, PO Box 125
Marlboro, NJ 07746
732-308-0055 T | 732-294-0232 F
Contacts: Rabbi Donald A. Weber; Cantor Joanna M. Alexander; Irwin Kizel, President; Sheryl Cooper, Administrator

TRT religious services are warm, friendly, and, with few exceptions, open to the entire community. We celebrate all Jewish holidays, making young and old feel comfortable and part of the community.

TEMPLE SHAARI EMETH
400 Craig Road
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-462-7744
Contacts: Rabbi Melinda F. Panken; Wally Schachet-Briskin, Cantor; Joan Fischer, President; Stuart Brown, Executive Director

Temple Shaari Emeth is a vibrant Reform community engaged in lifelong learning, meaningful worship, and acts of loving kindness. We work together to support one another and to make the world a better, more just place. We are an inclusive community welcoming interfaith families, and those of any race, sexual orientation, or financial status. We honor the past and joyously celebrate the present in order to nourish a Jewish future.

TEMPLE SHALOM
5 Ayrmont Lane
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
732-566-2621 T | 732-566-4185 F
Contacts: Rabbi Laurence P. Malinger; Marnie Camhi, Cantor; Karen Winograd, President; Stephanie Pinck, Office Manager

Temple Shalom is a Reform Jewish congregation that welcomes traditional and non-traditional families and individuals. As members, we aspire to create a warm and friendly atmosphere that fosters inclusiveness and connections with others, so that no one feels alone. We strengthen our commitment to Jewish education, values and ethics through communal Worship of God, individual prayer and the lifelong study of Torah. We strive to interpret the meaning of Torah and adapt our faith through on-going learning and reflection.

Our congregation, a member of the Union for Reform Judaism, is an integral part of the Jewish community, both socially and spiritually. We are dedicated to “tikkun olam”, the repairing of our world, as we encourage advocacy in issues affecting the community, our nation and the world at large. It is our responsibility to perform loving deeds and assist individuals and organizations in time of need.

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Traditional
FREEHOLD JEWISH CENTER | CONGREGATION AGUDATH ACHIM
59 Broad Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-462-0254 T | 732-462-6868 F
CONTACTS: Rabbi Edward Friedman; Cantor Aron Heller; Gabe Gurman, President; Marvin Krakower, Executive Director

Tradition and Caring are words that describe the Freehold Jewish Center and its members. Committed to a traditional pattern of Jewish worship, while sensitive to the spiritual needs of its congregants, our congregation provides opportunities for worship and study to members of all ages. If you are looking for a congregation in which to grow spiritually, academically, and morally, and still seek a warm “hamish” environment, come visit so that we can welcome you to our family, and we can become part of yours. We also hold a daily morning minyan.

CONGREGATION ANSHEI ROOSEVELT
18 Homestead Lane
Roosevelt, NJ 08555

609-448-2526 T
Contact: Rabbi Moshe Hezrony

Congregation Anshei Roosevelt in Roosevelt, NJ is a small historic synagogue with a growing congregation. All levels of practice and interest are welcome in our very unique congregation. Join us each week at the “rabbi’s restaurant” for a complimentary lunch and meet and greet.

CONGREGATION SONS OF ISRAEL
P.O. Box 369
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-446-3000 T | 732-792-8062 F
Contacts: Rabbi Robert Pilavin; David Binder, President

Weekday minyans
Mornings: Monday thru Friday 7:15AM • Sunday & legal holidays 8:30AM
Evenings: Sunday thru Thursday 8:30PM

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