A Vibrant Reform Jewish Synagogue in Bergen County.

Temple Avodat Shalom

Serving northern New Jersey since 1952.

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Brotherhood is one of the primary fundraising and “fun-raising” arms of Temple Avodat Shalom. The funds generated by Brotherhood dues and projects help underwrite and support numerous Temple activities and social action efforts. The “fun” generated by Brotherhood nurtures strong camaraderie and the acquisition of lifelong friends.


Brotherhood's inspired programs and projects benefit the men of Temple Avodat Shalom and contribute to the greater good of our congregation and community. Ideas from members new and old are always encouraged. To become more involved with Brotherhood, email Or simply come on down to any event and introduce yourself – you will be instantly welcomed to the Brotherhood family.


Temple Avodat Shalom’s Brotherhood provides numerous social and cultural opportunities for our congregation, and assists with holiday celebrations throughout the year. A sampling of the programs that our Brotherhood volunteers routinely host or participate in are listed below.  For event details, visit the Calendar at

Brotherhood Board 2017-2018

  • Mario Caveda - President
  • Howard Adler - Vice President
  • Michael Edelstein - Vice President
  • Ed Calem - Treasurer
  • Andy Lieb - Publicity Chair
  • Andy Katz - Activities Chair
  • Marc Hermann - Immediate Past President
  • Dan Schulman - Past President
  • Steve Berman - Past President
  • Mitchell Light - Past President
  • Jonathan Rochlin - Past President
  • Eric Goldfarb - Trustee