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Membership Corner – April 2019

As the days get warmer and longer I look forward to seeing more of you at Shabbat Services. I really mean that. Shabbat services and the Oneg’s that follow give us the opportunity to catch up with each other. If you are not there how could I possibly tell you about the exciting events in […]


Celebrate Purim and Share in the Mitzvah of Giving

Beth Am Shalom Religious School is providing Shalach Manot (Purim basket) containing nut-free hamantaschen and an assortment of festive Purim treats for every family in our congregation. Shalach Manot are given on Purim to bring joy, happiness and unity to the Jewish community, and they can be a wonderful fundraiser for our temple. To order, […]



HIGH SCHOOL WITHOUT WALLS Our next destination is Broadway! Sunday, Dec. 2nd. One of the Most Tony Award-Winning Musicals in History! 2018 TONY AWARD WINNER FOR BEST MUSICAL THE BAND’S VISIT is the winner of 10 Tony Awards, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history. In this delightfully offbeat story, set in […]


The Next Big Thing / High School without Walls

Beth Am Shalom’s program for our high school youth so that they continue to learn about our tradition’s heritage and values outside the classroom by visiting important historic, cultural and educational events and sites. This program is made possible through a generous bequest from Rabbi Stanely Yedwab z”l who served Temple Beth Am for 39 […]


Rosh Hashanah

2018 Schedule of Services ROSH HASHANAH Sunday Evening- September 9, 8:00 PM Monday Morning- September 10, 10:00 AM CHILDREN’S Service- September 10,1:30 PM SHABBAT SHUVAH                                         Friday Shabbat Evening Service- September 14, 7:30 PM KEVER AVOT MEMORIAL SERVICES: BETH OLAM MEMORIAL PARK- September 16, 10:45 AM TOMS RIVER JEWISH CEMETERY– September    16          12:15 PM YOM KIPPUR                                                                    Tuesday […]


Bingo Update

I want to thank all of the members who have stepped up to help us.  I am always afraid to mention names, just in case I forget one.  But you know who you are.  We continue to need help on the Bingo floor.  Any offers will be welcomed.  Bingo begins at 7PM and the first […]


Merrill Pollinger Scholarship Awarded to 2 Outstanding Students at Beth Am Shalom

Left to right –Merrill’s daughter Wendy Fishler, Lois Pollinger, Lois’s granddaughter, Meryl, and Kenneth Pollinger, Merrill’s son A scholarship for excellence was created in 1994 by Lois Pollinger in memory of her husband, Merrill Pollinger who passed away in 1992, Merrill was a manufacturer’s rep, selling books to school libraries; college book stores and public […]


Membership Corner – July 2018

Just a reminder to all of our members.  The Annual Membership drive will be Friday evening, August 3rd, 6:45 PM.  Hope that you will be on board to help us welcome our guests and make them a part of our Temple Family.


Create a Quilt – Ocean County RAFT

Dear Congregants, This message is coming to you from Ocean County RAFT (Reaching Across Faith Traditions). Our mission is to create a vibrant community that fosters respect, appreciation, and friendship through shared knowledge of all faiths. We are embarking on a community project to do just that. We are creating a beautiful mosaic quilt of […]


Fabric of Our Community Quilt

Fabric of Our Community Quilt is a project organized by Ocean County RAFT (Reaching Across Faith Traditions). Members of local faith-based groups are asked to decorate a fabric square with symbols that represent their unique identity. Ultimately the squares will be combined to create a quilt representing the beautiful diversity of our community. Apply for […]

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