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Congregation Beth Ohr

A conservative, egalitarian synagogue in Central New Jersey

70 Route 516, Old Bridge, New Jersey 08857
Phone: 732-257-1523

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Parshat B’shallach

  • Posted on March 8, 2015
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Parshat B’shallach

January 30, 2015

The story of the Exodus from Egypt takes on a new phase in the details of this Sabbath’s Torah portion. Last Shabbat, interrupted by the snow had witnessed the final succession of plagues. After the …

Real Relationships

  • Posted on March 8, 2015
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Sometimes you should listen to your children. One winter a few years back, my son Evan, who is something of a film nut, (he once spent a summer watching every film that received the Oscar for Best Picture) convinced me …

Spread the Word

  • Posted on March 8, 2015
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There is a school of thought among the sages that the Torah, the Five Books of Moses, is absolutely perfect, emanating directly from the mouth of the Almighty. That is to say each and every word that is written in …

Making the High Holidays Meaningful

  • Posted on September 24, 2014
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As many of you discovered I have enjoyed meeting you over this summer as I become more accustomed to my new home here in Old Bridge. I have also tried to reach out and telephone much of our membership whom …