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Temple Sholom Hosts Religious School Open House May 5; See the religious school in action and meet the director of education

Diane Klaif, The Alternative Press

Thursday, April 11, 2013 • 12:58pm

Temple Sholom, a Reform Jewish congregation in Fanwood/Scotch Plains, will hold an open house for its religious school on Sunday, May 5, from 10:30 am until noon. Learn about the congregation’s grant-winning family track curriculum, meet highly regarded Director of Education Michelle Shapiro Abraham and gain insight into why their students love religious school. The temple’s philosophy is to engage students and their families in a dynamic learning environment, with the goal of inspiring them to live a meaningful Jewish life.

The open house will be held in the lobby of Union Catholic High School, located at 1600 S. Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains. Enter through the main entrance or through the back corner door nearest the large parking lot. Children are welcome, and school-age children may sit in on age-appropriate classes. Drawing supplies will be available for younger children.

Register in advance at www.sholomnj.org by clicking on “upcoming events.” For more information, contact Michelle Shapiro Abraham at educator@sholomnj.org or 908-889-4900.

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 are 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 sholom@sholomnj.org, or visit www.sholomnj.org.

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