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 May 3rd 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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Learning Program Open House

Looking for affordable Jewish Education for your kids for the fall that your        kids will love? Check out MAKOMnj’s Learning program at our Open House on May 19th at 10am in Morristown. Our one day week program helps each student to develop a positive Jewish identity in an environment that is kind and supportive. Recognizing that we have interfaith families, we take the time to discuss being Jewish and respecting the observance of other religious traditions.

May 19th 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.

June 1st 9:00am

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Ice Cream Sundaes for Shavuot 

What better way to celebrate the giving of the 10 commandments then by eating ICE CREAM!  This relaxed afternoon will take place a MAKOMnj’s Homebase on June 8th at 3pm.  We hope you will join us!  Feel free to bring your friends.  Please be sure to RSVP so that we have enough supplies.

June 8th 3:00 pm

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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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