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.

Apple Picking                                                                                    

Join us for an afternoon of apple picking.  We will gather at  Parks Farm at 2pm.

There is no entrance fee and you will need to pay for the apples you pick.  MAKOMnj will provide  donuts and cider.

Apple Picking, Sunday, October 20th at 2pm at

Parks Farm 525 Route 24 Chester, NJ 07930

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“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 November 1st   at 7:15pm

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Shabbat Dinner

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 Shabbat dinner is October 25th 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?

 

Dates coming soon Saturdays  at 10:00 am

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Shabbat Morning Walks  

Start the morning by heading into beautiful Lewis Morris park. Spend time appreciating the relaxing and meditative qualities of nature.  This walk will not be strenuous and will be good for everyone who enjoys walking.  Beginning in July we will be walking together with Bethel AME Church.  This will be a wonderful way to get to know members of another local faith community.

 

Check back for Dates in the Spring

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Challah Baking

The announcement of the next date is coming soon!

Learn to bake challah at Rabbi Miller’s home

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

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