Shabbat services are held most Friday nights at 7pm. On some weekends, we have Shabbat morning services instead. Please check the specifics on our Calendar.
Brith Sholem follows the cycle of the Jewish calendar with community observance of holidays throughout the year. We also observe the traditions of Jewish life-cycle milestones from birth through the end of life, supporting our members at each stage.
Student Rabbi-facilitated Adult Education sessions are held on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings. Check the specifics for these and our family educational programs on our Calendar. Training for Bar/Bat Mitzvah and conversion are offered on request.
At Brith Sholem, members are involved in every aspect of synagogue life, whether as community leaders, teachers, service leaders or congregants fulfilling the mitzvah of making a minyan.
When I became rabbi of Monmouth Reform Temple in Tinton Falls, NJ, I quickly discovered that some people in our community thought we were a church. Mail was addressed to “Monmouth Reformed Temple,” and letters were addressed “Dear Pastor.”
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was unformed and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God hovered over the face of the waters. God said: “Let there be light.” And there was light.