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concerned about coronavirus?

03/09/2020 12:40:08 PM


We continue to stay in touch with the NJ Department of Health as well as the CDC guidelines. Our building continues to be rigorously cleaned and disinfected.

Please do your part by following the steps below:


Protecting our congregation and community from coronavirus (COVid-19)

03/05/2020 12:37:13 PM


With confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) now appearing in the U.S., many are feeling uneasy or even scared. Oheb is utilizing the same "upgraded cleaning procedures" of every flu season, which includes intensive cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces/materials throughout the building.

However, the best way to prepare yourself is with information about health and best practices to...Read more...

In praise of women

02/27/2020 10:23:14 AM


Aileen Grossberg, Librarian

Purim is but days away. Central to the story, of course, is the beautiful, young Jewish woman Esther. She uses both her beauty and her wits to outsmart the villainous Haman and save her people.

Jewish history is filled with strong, smart, heroic women, often unsung.

As a tribute to Esther and the March, Women’s History Month, here is a short selection of books -fiction and non-fiction- featuring Jewish women who used their...Read more...

Tu B'Shevat is here

02/05/2020 01:54:33 PM


Aileen Grossberg, Librarian

On the 15 of Shevat, corresponding to the 10th of February, we will be celebrating Tu B’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees.

Customarily, certain grains and fruits mentioned in the following quote from the Torah are eaten:

“For...

Timely reading

01/22/2020 02:38:47 PM


Aileen Grossberg, Librarian

In 2005, the United Nations passed a resolution urging every member of the U.N. to “honor the memory of Holocaust victims” by encouraging the development of educational programs.

The goal is through education to prevent future...

Knowledge, Pride & Partnership: The keys to combating anti-semitism and Hate

10/24/2019 11:54:01 AM


Rabbi Mark Cooper

I grew up in Los Angeles, a city of perennial sunshine and smog.  I didn’t see snowfall until the year I spent in Jerusalem in rabbinical school.  I received an outstanding Jewish education and a wonderful experience at my hometown synagogue in the San Fernando Valley.  There I learned to love Judaism, became a proficient service leader and Torah reader, and soaked up every minute of Religious School.


Presentation: Spy Wars

05/15/2019 02:12:51 PM


Lifelong Learning

SPY WARS: Revealing new color to Mossad, CIA, Shin Bet & other spy agency stories

How have the elite Mossad, CIA, and Shin Bet spy agencies changed and where are they going next?  This is a chance to hear wild new details and stories, some of which will be revealed for the first time.

Yonah Jeremy Bob lectures on foreign affairs and is the Jerusalem Post Intelligence, Terrorism and Legal Analyst.  Speaking in the...Read more...

Barcelona Magic

04/25/2019 12:07:46 PM


Aileen Grossberg, Librarian

There’s a Jewish proverb that says "No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell." You never know what surprises you’ll find when you travel and where your feet will lead you.

My daughters and I spent a few days in Barcelona, Spain at the beginning of April. We planned to see the usual sites: a walk along La Rambla, tour Gaudi’s famed Sagrada Familia… and Park Guehl, the...Read more...

How To Help Your Children Thrive

01/08/2019 11:35:40 AM


Gavin Hirsch, Education Director

Why do you send your children to the Zeman School? Please don't misunderstand, I am happy that you do! But I have found that sometimes parents don't always have an answer to that question, at least not one that they find truly satisfying.

Let me offer one that may resonate with you: you send your child to get a Jewish education because you believe, somewhere deep in your soul, that doing so will help them thrive. That being...Read more...

Fri, January 28 2022 26 Shevat 5782