Temple Sholom Helps the Community With Annual Mitzvah Day
At Temple Sholom’s annual Mitzvah Day, held on April 1, 2012, congregants of all ages took part in projects designed to make the world a better place. Activities included visiting residents at Ashbrook Nursing Home, cleaning up at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, creating Passover baskets for homebound congregants, knitting hats for newborns, painting decorative panels to be delivered to hospitals and nursing homes, baking cookies for St. John’s Soup kitchen in Newark, purchasing books for children in local hospitals and donating blood.
About Temple Sholom
Founded in 1913, Temple Sholom is a Reform Jewish Congregation led by Rabbi Joel N. Abraham. The Temple and its religious school is home to about 250 families from the greater Scotch Plains-Fanwood area. Currently residing within the Fanwood Presbyterian Church, the Temple has purchased five acres of land in Scotch Plains for its future home. Temple Sholom is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism. For more information about the Temple or joining the congregation, please call 908-889-4900, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.sholomnj.org.