News • Message

03
Jul

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 […]

01
Jul

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 […]

01
Jul

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.

01
Jul

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 […]

02
Jun

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 […]

05
May

March for our Lives – Sunday March 24

As promised here are additional testimonials from members who attended a March for our Lives, on Sunday March 24. Yvette Atkkins “I am still “fired up” with so many thoughts about Saturday. The sign I carried began with the words; “This person of faith…” I am a person of faith and Saturday, March 24, 2018 […]

05
May

Teachers May Update

First let me introduce myself my name is Stacey Friedman, I am the kindergarten first grade teacher. I have been working at Beth Am Shalom for nine years and love every minute of it. Wow what a year it has been these kids have learned a lot throughout the year starting with Rosh Hashanah, where […]

01
Apr

Teachers April Update

So much going on with the 6th and 7th grade students in Religious school this year. I get to take off my President hat and put on my teacher hat. J My 6th grade class has been learning about the history of Jews in AMERICA. Sure they learn about history in their public school classes, […]

01
Mar

Teachers March Update

Cant believe the year is whizzing by… So much happening in the 4th and 5th Grade… Hebrew Reading is moving along beautifully with tic tac toe championships, connect four competition, Hebrew Bingo and puzzles and of course our Homework Club with a free surprise. 4th grade has learned all the food blessings reinforced with making […]

03
Feb

Teachers February Update

The 8th grade Religious School students walk down the hall and approach the Beit Midrash for their Tuesday night class. The sense of anticipation in the air is palpable as they draw closer and closer. They turn to enter and feel a presence in the room. A very strong presence. Is it a prophet? An […]

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