High Holy Days

Join us for joyful, participatory, meaningful services. Services will be held at the Morris Museum.

Visit the Shabbat & Holidays tab or Click here for more info


Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, September 29th, 5:15  Reception at Rabbi Miller’s Home

Monday September 30th 10:00 am  Rosh Hashanah Morning Services


Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 8th, 7:30pm Kol Nidrei

Wednesday, October 9th, 10:00 am Yom Kippur Morning Services

Wednesday October 9th, 3:30 pm Yom Kippur Afternoon, Yizkor and Neilah Service


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Shabbat Dinner

Friday September 20th, 6:30pm

Enjoy a casual potluck Shabbat dinner.  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.​

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“Welcome Shabbat”

Friday October 4th, 7:15pm

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.

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Shabbat Morning Walks

September 21st 9:00am

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.

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Adult Learning

Torah and Topics: No Experience Necessary

Beginning in September–2nd Saturday of each month 10:00 am

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?

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For Kids

Tree of Life Learning

Sunday Mornings 10:00 am- 11:30 am

At MAKOMnj our education program is called Tree of Life Learning.

It’s where learning comes alive. Visit the “Kids” section under the “Learn” tab for more information

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Challah Baking

Another date will be announced 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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