Congregation Brothers of Israel, founded in 1898, is the largest Ashkenazic synagogue at the Jersey Shore. We are the center of a vibrant Modern Orthodox community, with a full schedule of minyanim and a wide array of educational programs and social activities.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Youth Event
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Yom Hashoah Commemoration
Thursday, May 01, 2014 - Men's Book Club
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - Lag B'Omer Post-Nuptial Bonfire and Barbecue
Congregation Brothers of Israel wishes you a Chag Kasher V'sameach -
Mazel Tov - to Sarah and Dani Kolat on the birth of a baby boy. Mazel tov also to Janet Deneroff and Anita and David Kolat on the birth of a grandson. Mazel tov also to siblings Naomi and Seth Deneroff.
The Shalom Zachor will take place on Friday April 18th from 9 to 11 pm. at the Deneroff house at 24 Old Farm Rd in Oakhurst.
New Initiative - Shavuot learning project and Siyyum Luncheon
As a community (in other words, all together), between now and Shavuot, we will study all 147 Chapters of the first Books of the Prophets: Yehoshua (Joshua), Shoftim (Judges), Shmuel (Samuel) and Melachim (Kings).
A festive Kiddush meal to celebrate our Siyum will be served.
To sign up and participate in the Learning Program, or for more information please contact either Eve or Steve Pasternak
Club L'Chaim Adult Education - "Jews in the News" will resume after Pesach
Rabbi Tuchman goes that extra mile or thirteen for Jewish Education -
Rabbi Tuchman, YJS Head of School, is running the Long Branch Half Marathon on April 27 to try to raise money for tuition assistance.
With the current state of the economy, many families are finding it difficult to pay for their children's Jewish education.
Please help the school by sponsoring him in this very worthwhile effort. Full sponsorship details and signup here.
Shabbat Chol Hamoed Pesach 5774
Sermon – The Four Cups
Adapted from Rabbi Braun’s sermon in 5773