Bimah Players Presents...


MTJC's Community Theater, The Bimah Players, is looking for actors, singers and musicians of all ages for its spring production, "Fools Rush In."

An original play with music about love in all its insanity and glory, "Fools Rush In” is based on hilarious and moving works by great classic and contemporary writers from Shakespeare and Chekhov to Matt Groening, creator of “The Simpsons.”

This is a readers theater production so memorization is not required. If you want to help raise funds for MTJC and work with a wonderful group of talented, friendly people either on stage or behind the scenes, email: or call 609-395-2969 for an appointment to audition.

Auditions will be held at our synagogue on: Monday, Feb. 8, 1:30 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00; Tuesday, Feb. 9, 7:30 - 9:00; and Thursday, Feb. 11, 1:30 - 4:00

Performance dates are: Sunday May 15 at 2 and 7:00; Wednesday May 25 at 8:00; and Sunday May 29 at 2 and 7:00

Celebrate Purim!

Purim Cafe
Wednesday March 23 6:30pm

We're combining a dairy/vegetarian potluck dinner and Purim celebration into one fun filled evening.

We will have a potluck dairy dinner to be enjoyed with a show - the Purim Spiel and the Megillah reading. All are welcome to dress in costume. 

Please bring a dairy or vegetarian main dish, appetizer, side dish, or wine to share. 

You don't have to cook - you can purchase an item, just make sure it does not contain meat
as this is a dairy meal.

(No desserts please, we will be providing dessert & drinks.)

Please RSVP to the office with what item you will bring and how many of your friends and family will be joining us.

Purim is coming - Order your shalach manot baskets

Purim is coming!


Order your Shalach Manot!


Send gift baskets to each other and fulfill a Purim Mitzvah.

Each gift basket will consist of those delicious Purim goodies – hammentashen along with candy and grape juice.

Let this be your special thank you to temple friends, family and your child’s teachers.

Prices & Special Offers

1) Each gift basket costs $10.

2) Esther’s Esteemed Entourage – For $100, you can select up to 12 names and you will be added to Esther’s Esteemed Entourage – and your name will be added to every single basket that is sent!

3) Reciprocity – We will send a basket to anyone that sends you a basket. You will be billed for this on your next month’s statement.

4) Decline - If you wish to decline the basket sent to you to increase the fundraiser income for Etz Chaim, please check that box. You will receive an email notifying you of who ordered a basket for you.

5) Please call the office and leave a message for Robynn M if you wish to order more than 12 baskets

Order baskets here

Families will only receive 1 basket regardless of how many are pledged to them.


Naming after the deceased

 Question: Why do Ashkenazi Jews only name after the deceased, while Sephardi Jews name after the living, as well? Is there some kind of a Jewish law about naming only after the dead?      Izzy

Learn Torah Blessings with Rabbi Levy

Do you want to learn the songs of our Kabbalat Service? Have you ever wanted to practice the torah blessings or learn the blessing for the Haftorah reading in Hebrew?

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