Jewish life is celebrated and relationships are nurtured as we build community.


A recipe for Hangin’ Together MAKOMnj style

1 part fun

1 part community

A sprinkle of Judaism

Mix all together for an hour or more


For Shabbat and Holiday events visit the “Shabbat and Holiday” tab.

Check our “Register” tab for a full listing of events.

“Welcome Shabbat”

Gather on the first Friday of the month for “Welcome Shabbat,” a Shabbat experience with song and prayer. Come as you are to this family friendly, joyful way to start Shabbat in an atmosphere that is spiritual and uplifting.

Our next “Welcome Shabbat” is April 5th at 7:15pm

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Shabbat Dinner

On the 3rd Friday of the month, get to know the MAKOMnj community in a more intimate way at a casual potluck Shabbat dinner.


Dinner is called for 6:30 pm at Rabbi Miller’s home. We begin with the traditional Shabbat blessings and then a delicious meal! MAKOMnj will cook the chicken and bake the challah.

You bring a salad, side dish or dessert.  Be creative and be sure to be nut free.​

Our next dinner will be Friday, May 17th at 6:30pm


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Torah and Topics: No Experience Needed

Discuss current issues that we face in the world and see how Jewish values can guide us during difficult or uncertain times. No previous Torah study is needed in fact this is the perfect opportunity for anyone who is curious about Jewish learning. In a relaxed setting a new topic will be discussed each month.
Topics will include: Is it every okay to lie? What is our responsibility to the environment? What does Jewish tradition have to say about immigration?

2nd Saturday of each month 10:00 am


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Open House with Hamantachen and Wine Tasting

In celebration of Purim we will be tasting different kids of Hamantachen and different wines. There will be special Purim activities for kids so bring them too! Singles, Couples, Families of all Kinds- All are welcome!

Sunday March 31st, 3pm-5pm

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Challah Baking

The announcement of the next date is coming soon!

Learn to bake challah at Rabbi Miller’s home on

We will make the challah-lujah recipe from start to finish.

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