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Princeton Mercer Bucks Synagogue Directory

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Conservative
Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
609-896-4977 T | 609-896-1071 F
Contacts: Rabbi Benjamin Adler; Hazzan Art Katlin; Hedda Morton, Education Director

Our congregation consists of approximately 450 families. Members come from all parts of the greater Princeton, Trenton and Bucks County areas. Men and women participate with full equality in all areas of synagogue life.

Adath Israel is especially committed to being an innovative and “open congregation” accessible to all. Facilities are on a single floor; special education needs are addressed in our educational system; we have an augmented sound system for the hearing-impaired, a wheelchair seating area, a ramp to access the bimah, and large-print and braille prayerbooks.

Adath Israel’s Religious School was named “A School of Excellence” by the United Synagogue of America.
The USY was presented with nine awards at the last regional convention, including “Best Chapter.”

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

609-443-4454 T | 609-443-2887 F
Contacts: Rabbi Jay Kornsgold; Cantor Larry Brandspiegel, Education Director; Maple Stream Road Pre-School, Sharon Alaimo, Director

A warm, friendly, family atmosphere where the doors are always open. Award winning Kadima and USY youth programs attract growing numbers of pre-teens and teens. First-rate religious school and NAEYC accredited preschool provide excellence in education. Active and vibrant Sisterhood, Men’s Club and Seniors Group. Social Action Committee, one of the most active in the state of New Jersey. Adult education ranging from Torah classes  and Hebrew reading crash courses to Talmud study groups, holiday workshops and book discussions

Congregation Beth El of Bucks County
375 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA 19067
215-493-1707 T | 215-493-7717 F
Contacts: 
Rabbi Joshua Z. GruenbergDebora Borenstein, Synagogue Director; Karen Lewin, Education and Youth Director 

Congregation Beth El, founded in 1953, is a traditional egalitarian conservative synagogue located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. We are a warm, caring community that encourages fulfillment in Jewish life through spiritual, educational and social activities. We’re growing and heartily welcome new members.

Congregation Brothers of Israel
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
215-579-2200, 877-337-4040 (outside of PA) T | 215-570-2204 F
Contacts: Rabbi Aaron Gaber; Rabbi Emeritus Howard Hersch; Joan Hersch, Education Director

Although new to Bucks County, our synagogue was founded in Trenton in 1883. We are affiliated with USCJ and are an egalitarian Conservative congregation. Our weekly Shabbat services are led by Rabbi Aaron Gaber and Cantor Robert Winter. We invite you to share the warmth of our services and members.

The Religious School is the Crown Jewel of our synagogue. The school creates a joyful atmosphere where each student can discover a passion for Jewish life. Our Men’s Club, Sisterhood, youth programs and adult education offer many opportunities to participate, meet some new friends and expand your Jewish horizons.

Ohev Shalom of Bucks County
984 Second Street Pike
Richboro, PA 18954
215-322-9595
Contacts: Rabbi Elliot Perlstein; Cantor Paul Frimark; Office

Ohev Shalom of Bucks County is a vibrant and dynamic congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. We work hard to maintain a spirit of caring for each individual member of our community. Our congregation includes everyone – singles, young couples, families and senior adults. Our programming reflects a spectrum of events designed for all members of our community.

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-4611
609-921-0100 T | 609-921-7531 F
Contacts: Rabbi Adam Feldman; Rabbi Anne Tucker; Amy Rubin, Director of Administration

The Jewish Center, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, now has over 700 member families. We welcome and accommodate a wide range of personal religious practices. Our synagogue welcomes and encourages lay participation in services as Torah readers, as guest speakers, and in leading portions of the service.

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Independent
Temple Micah
P.O. Box 6355
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
609-921-1128 T
Contacts: Rabbi Vicki Seren Tuckman; Adrienne Rubin, Cantorial Soloist; Mary Kuller, President

Temple Micah is an unaffiliated, egalitarian congregation in Lawrenceville, New Jersey serving the Jewish community of Central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania since 1969. Our mission is to provide a warm and comfortable atmosphere where all individuals and their families and friends are welcome and can realize their own connection to Judaism, without financial burden.

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Orthodox
Chabad Lubavitch of Bucks County
Congregation Kol Israel
1444 Yardley-Newtown Road
Yardley, PA 19067
Newtown Branch:
25 N State Street
Newtown, PA 18940
215-497-9925 T | 215-497-9929 F
Contacts: Rabbi Yehuda & Miriam Shemtov; Rabbi Aryeh & Rosie Weinstein; Rabbi Mendy & Rechama Lezell

There are no prerequisites for getting involved with Lubavitch, whether you are affiliated or not, have much Jewish background or none, you are always welcome to try one or all of our programs. We are here to serve you and we will do our best to help you and your family. You do not have to be a member at Lubavitch, you do not even have to agree with everything Lubavitch says or does – you just have to be Jewish – and you automatically belong.

Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Mercer County
731 Princeton Kingston Road
P.O. Box 1183
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-252-0124 T | 609-252-0114 F
Contacts: Rabbi Dovid Dubov

Chabad of Greater Mercer County is your home for everything Jewish. A full-service Chabad Center offering Friday night and Saturday Shabbat services, Sunday morning minyan, Adult Education, Talmud Classes, a Hebrew School, a Mikveh, Kids Zone, Bar and Bat Mitzvah classes, Camp Gan Israel, and a special Women’s Group.  Chabad of Greater Mercer County strives to meet all Jewish needs. Membership is not required in order to attend programs.  Special holiday activities are held throughout the year.

Chabad Lubavitch of the Windsors
1686 Old Trenton Rd.
West Windsor NJ 08550
609-448-9369 T | 609-448-0910 F
Contacts: Rabbi Sholom Leverton

Chabad of the Windsors offers year round educational and social programs to Jewish famillies and individuals of all backgrounds. A pre School, Hebrew School, Shabbat Services, Bar and Bat Mitzvah lessons and adult education are just some of the many programs we offer along with year Jewish festival related events and awareness programs throughout the year. There are no fixed membership dues required and all are welcomed to grow and develop their spiritual self in a warm and welcoming manner.

Congregation Toras Emes
639 Abbington Drive
East Windsor, NJ 08609
609-443-4877 T | 609-443-3493 F
Contact: Rabbi Aaron Gruman

Congregation Toras Emes, the Twin Rivers Community Synagogue, is a growing synagogue with a warm friendly atmosphere right in your own backyard. All your religious, social, cultural and educational needs can be met under one roof. Congregation Toras Emes offers a diversity of services to its congregants and community members. Shabbos, Holiday and weekday services are conducted in the Orthodox tradition.

Knesset Hasefer | The Educational Synagogue of Yardley
1237 Edgewood Rd
Yardley, PA 19067
414-573-9668 T
Contact: 
Rabbi Michael Stern

Knesset Hsefer is an organization dedicated to providing for the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of the surrounding Jewish communities.

Young Israel of Lawrenceville
2556 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
609-883-8833 T
Contact: Rabbi Yitzchak Goldenberg

We are an energetic Orthodox synagogue located in the heart of suburban Lawrenceville, NJ. Our community features an Eruv, Mikvah in nearby Princeton, NJ, and the Abrams Hebrew Day School in nearby Yardley, PA.

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Reconstructionist
Congregation Kehilat Shalom
253 Belle Mead-Griggstown Road
Belle Mead, NJ 08502
(908) 359-0420
Contact: Rabbi Susan Falk; Robin Bengochea, Community Engagement Coordinator

Congregation Kehilat Shalom is a welcoming Reconstructionist synagogue dedicated to serving the spiritual, educational, cultural, civic and social needs of a diverse congregation while maintaining a unique, vibrant, and visible Jewish presence in central New Jersey including the townships of Montgomery (Belle Mead and Skillman), Hillsborough, Rocky Hill, Kendall Park, Princeton, and Hopewell.

Congregation Kol Emet
1360 Oxford Valley Road
Yardley, PA 19067
215-493-8522 T | 215-493-3444 F
Contact: Rabbi Anna Boswell-Levy; Carrie Shames-Walinsky, Educational Director; Bob Frey, Executive Director

Kol Emet is a Reconstructionist Jewish Congregation that strives to encourage spiritual fulfillment, happiness and meaning for its members and their families through interactive worship, life-long education and service to our community and the larger world. We are a diverse community actively involved in social action, education and worship that depends on congregation-wide participation for our existence.

Kehilat Hanahar | The Little Shul By The River
85 West Mechanic Street
P.O. Box 417
New Hope, PA
215-862-1912
Contacts: Rabbi Diana Miller
Stacey Frank, Education Director

Kehilat HaNaHar is a Reconstructionist Community serving the Jewish Community of New Hope, PA and Lambertville, NJ, as well as surrounding communities. The congregation was created to provide Jews in the greater New Hope-Lambertville area with a permanent home where they practice the principles of Judaism consistent with the Reconstructionist concept. We are a congregation that strives for diversity, inclusiveness and participation.

We are committed to practicing Judaism in a manner that is relevant to Jewish Americans living in the Delaware Valley, building a multi-generational and diverse Jewish community. Our shul is also dedicated to creating in our synagogue and the surrounding Jewish community a means for affirming the ideals of our tradition in worship and in deed, and instructing the young and old in our history and in the Torah.

Princeton Reconstructionist Synagogue: String of Pearls
601 Ewing Street, Suite A11
Princeton Junction, NJ 08540
609-430-0025 T
Contact: Rabbi Elinor Kepler; Information

Princeton Reconstructionist Synagogue: A String of Pearls is a Reconstructionist congregation in the Princeton area. Since 1991, we have shaped a proudly diverse and inclusive Jewish community. Our congregation welcomes all kinds of “Jewish” including young and old, singles and families, Jews by birth and by choice, interfaith couples and families, gay and straight, the spiritually settled and the spiritually restless. In short, we welcome all who are seeking the integration of community, worship, study, acts of loving kindness (gemilut hasadim) and repair of the world (tikkun olam).

Congregation meets at:
Unitarian Universalist Church in Princeton 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

Temple B’nai Abraham
58 Crosswicks Street, Bordentown, N.J. 08505
609-298-1527 T
Contact: Rabbi Julie Pfau; Charlie Weiss, President

Temple B’nai Abraham is a small but diverse Jewish community located in historic Bordentown, New Jersey. Our community is both progressive and traditional, enjoying a rich Jewish heritage and history. We are a Reconstructionist congregation and are open and welcoming to all who join.

TZEDEK V’SHALOM
P.O. Box 863
Newtown, PA 18940
215-860-0119 T
Contact: Rabbi Anna Boswell-Levy,  Education Director

Tzedek v’Shalom is a congregation focused on community. Creating services and life cycle ceremonies that celebrate Jewish traditions that enrich our lives. Embracing Jewish learning, art, dance, music, meditation, literature, and learning. Respecting diverse views and encouraging dialogue.

We are inclusive and egalitarian, welcoming Jews from a variety of backgrounds as well as non-traditional and interfaith families. We welcome the gay and lesbian community

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Reform
Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
609-799-9401 T | 609-799-9693 Religious School | 609-799-8811 Pre-School | 609-799-9249 F
Contacts: Rabbi Eric B. Wisnia; Rabbi Carolyn Brickman-Small; Cantor Stuart Binder; Josh Laster, Executive Director

The mission of Beth Chaim is to provide an environment for the learning of Torah; to satisfy the religious, cultural, educational and social needs of the local Jewish community; and to present an understanding of Jewish values to the community-at-large.

Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Road
Pennington NJ 08534
609-730-8100 T | 609-730-8400 F
Contacts: Rabbi Stuart Pollack; Cantor Emily Pincus

We welcome you to this exciting time for our historic congregation in our new home in Pennington. Har Sinai is a warm, vibrant congregation with a rich tradition and an exciting future.

Shir Ami | Bucks County Jewish Congregation
101 Richboro Road
Newtown, PA
215-968-3400 T | 215-968-3296 F
Contacts: Senior Rabbi Elliot Strom; Rabbi Yair Robinson; Cantor Mark Elson; Executive Director Hilary Leboff

Shir Ami is a young, dynamic congregation, proudly committed to the philosophy of the Reform movement with a special reverence for Jewish tradition. Our membership consists of over 900 families, couples and individuals living in and around Newtown, Pennsylvania. Shir Ami is a Lehiyot-certified synagogue. We work to make Judaism accessible to those who have special needs and/or disabilities.

Temple Judea of Bucks County
38 Rogers Road
PO Box 109
Furlong, PA 18925
215-348-5022 T | 215-268-3410 F
Contacts: Rabbi Mitchell Delcau; Executive Director Gail Becker

All are welcome at Temple Judea, a diverse, multi-generational community in central Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Our practice of Judaism is rooted in Jewish history, text, and tradition. Temple Judea Early Learning Center provides a quality pre-school and kindergarten education in a warm, nurturing setting for children 18 months through 5 years. A staff of loving, committed teachers guides the children as they learn to get along with others and discover the world around them. Temple Judea’s Religious School serves more than 200 children from Kindergarten (Gan) through Grade 10. Our school offers a professional teaching staff, small classes, and an emphasis on hands-on, participatory learning. Students in all grades are involved in tzedaka (righteousness) projects.

We celebrate each day, ready to embrace new opportunities and ideas in a changing world. Whatever your background, or level of observance, multi-faith or non-traditional family, we invite you to make Temple Judea your Jewish home.

Temple Shalom
2901 Edgely Road
Levittown, PA 19057
215-945-4154 T | 215.945.0279 F
Contact: Rabbi Glenn M. Jacob

Temple Shalom seeks to build an intimate community of Jewish families. This unique synagogue is a gestalt of family education process. As a congregational rabbi, this means that everyone has an opportunity to learn, every time the building is open – day and night, weekday and weekend. This emphasis on learning as a congregation has spurned the need to post the materials on this site.

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