A Vibrant Reform Jewish Synagogue in Bergen County.

Temple Avodat Shalom

Serving northern New Jersey since 1952.

Upcoming Events

September 19, 2019 at 12:00pm
September 20, 2019 at 8:00pm
September 21, 2019 at 10:30am
September 21, 2019 at 8:00pm

Prayers and Rituals

We are a modern Reform congregation with traditional roots. We are sensitive to everyone’s own level of reading Hebrew. Much of our service is written in both Hebrew and transliterated English. For those who would like to reference some of our liturgy and prayers, here are links to the Reform Judaism and Judaism 101 websites.

Shabbat Blessings

Celebrating Shabbat at home

Chanukah Blessings

Personal Observance

Food Blessings

Blessings for Tallit and Tefillin

Blessings for Havdalah

Affixing a Mezuzah