Congregation Torat El — We are a Community Building Relationships
Sunday, March 1st 11:30am – 2:30pm – Purim Pirate Carnival – $15 per child (over 3 years old) includes activities, lunch, snack, prizes and admission to our Pirate Academy!
Wednesday, March 3rd @ 6:15pm – Religious School / Family Megillah Reading
Thursday, March 4th @ 8:00am – Traditional Megillah Reading
A big THANK YOU to CTE Sisterhood who made over 4000 Hamantaschen for our Torat El family and put together Shalach Manot baskets for all to enjoy!
Saturday, March 21 @ 8:30pm (doors open at 8:15pm) – Join us for an evening of Music, Dancing, Wine and Dessert. Click here for more info about the concert or to purchase tickets.
Mommy & Me
Monday March 2nd & 16th 10:00am – 11:00 am – Me & Momma Rock, featuring Miss Sheri. Music and movement classes for children ages 6 months – 5 years.
Meet new children, make new friends and explore the wonders of music, dance, creative expression, prayer and Judaism in an exciting and fun way! Moms, Dads, Grandparents, Caregivers welcome. No Charge! Limited to the first 15 registered. Call the office at 732-531-4410 to register.
Dialogue on Dues discussions
We have recently been exploring a new dues model. Our Financial Sustainability Committee studied a variety of dues models that have been successfully implemented by other congregations. As a result we have identified an approach we hope will increase both revenues and engagement and in doing so will create a healthier holy community.
If you missed one of our four live info sessions, you may still view a recording of the November 13th info session and access handouts.
CTE in the News: Martin Luther King event
The following article originally appeared in the Jan. 22, 2015 Link News
By Neil Schulman
Ocean Township — In 1965, when advocating for the Voting Rights Act, President Lyndon Baines Johnson said that this wasn’t just an issue for minorities, or for certain parts of the country. “There is no…” click to read full article
Other Upcoming Events…
The Caregiver Support Group provides a supportive and educational environment to caregivers taking care of parents, spouses and family members in a safe and nonjudgemental environment. Monday, March 16th 7:30pm
Adult Education with Rabbi Schonbrun
Lunch & Learn - This year we will be exploring Rabbi Joseph Telushkins “Code of Jewish Ethics” series. Discussions will center around a wide range of topics from judgment of self and others, civility and good manners, forgiveness, anger, humiliation, the laws of fair speech, and proper versus improper criticism. Wednesdays: 12:00-1:00pm
- Thank you from synagogue receiving donated Torah…
- CTE Teacher Receives Award for Excellence
- Sharing our Torot with the World: Read More…
- CTE in Pictures: Students help with Hurricane Sandy Relief
- CTE in Pictures: Purim Carnival
- CTE In Pictures: Students visit Humane Society 2013
- Torah Donation Ceremony: Read More Also, see article in New Jersey Jewish News