Yom Rishon, 9 Nisan 5775
Our Youth

Our Youth

Is Where It All Begins

MRT Youth were strong participants and contributors to Family Promise's annual Cardboard City event.

Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam

Repairing the World

Mitzvah Academy and Sisterhood raised over $4,700 at the Breast Cancer Walk in Point Pleasant on Sunday, October 20th, 2013!!!

Men's Club

Men's Club

Community, Camaraderie, and Accomplishment

Each year, on the first Sunday mornig after Yom Kippur, the MRT Men's Club builds the Sukkah (and takes it down two weeks later). As long as there is coffee and donuts, there is always great energy and joy in accomplishing this Mitzvah for MRT.

Sisterhood

Sisterhood

Women who have found Community at MRT

Purim isn't complete without Hamantashen - particularly when baked by our Sisterhood culinary wizards! These women along with other Sisterhood members participate in a variety of social, service, and fund-raising activities, deepening their connections to one another and to Judaism.

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Welcome to Our Synagogue!

We are an open and inviting congregation for anyone seeking to connect to Jewish community, tradition, study and worship. Our members come from all parts of Monmouth County. We are affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism and combine contemporary values with classical teachings of Torah. We are eager to connect with you so please do not hesitate to contact us at 732-747-9365 if you cannot immediately find what you need on this website.

There are members of our Congregation who are very sensitive to scents. MRT strives to provide a “Scent Free” environment in our building.  The MRT community asks that you avoid wearing scents of any kind when coming to our facility and we ask you to tell your guests who visit with us. Thank you for being our partner in creating a "Scent-Free" environment.


 

Worship With Us!

Every Friday night is special at Monmouth Reform Temple. Our services, led by Rabbi Marc Kline and Cantor Gabrielle Clissold, are spiritually uplifting and filled with joyful music. 


 

Socialize with Us!

Our Men's Club and Sisterhood provide many opportunities to meet with other congregants. Sisterhood-sponsored events provide something for everyone. There are monthly book clubs and speakers, Supper in the Sukkah, the Purim Party, as well as the wonderful Apple Cake & Honey and Sh'lach Manot fundraisers. Brotherhood meets monthly followed by a friendly game of poker. They excel in the kitchen serving up a great "Tail-gate Party" at the Monday night Minyan and Football or serving a gourmet Home-cooked Breakfast on Mother's Day.


 

Learn With Us!

The MRT Religious School begins with Kindergarten. Grades K-3 meet on Sundays from 9:30am-12pm. Grades 4-7 meet on Sundays and Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm. We are proud of our High School program! Mitzvah Academy for 8th and 9th graders with our Cantor, meets Sunday mornings from 9:30am - 12noon. Confirmation meets with the Rabbi on Sunday mornings from 10:30am - 12noon.

Our enriching  Adult Education program provides various forums for learning. The annual Shabbat Kallah/Scholar-in-Residence weekend always features a timely topic by a celebrated lecturer. More informal yet very popular Tuesday morning Study Group with the Rabbi is currently in session.


 

MRT Upcoming Events

2nd night Community Seder at Monmouth Reform Temple

Monmouth Reform Temple 2nd Night Community Seder
Saturday, April 4th at 6pm

Celebrate Passover at our traditional Seder conducted by our Rabbi and Cantor

Everyone is welcome--singles, families with children.

Catered by Jerry and Harvey's of Marlboro

Cost: $20 Adult Members, $28 Adult Non-members, $10 Children 5 and older, Children under 5 no charge

Please RSVP to the MRT office by 3/31 with your check or

Sign up with paypal.

(Bring your own wine)

 

Mitzvah Day 5/17/15

Are you between your bar/bat mitzvah and 100? Do you enjoy hay fever, sunburn or needles? Are you ready for hard work?

Then join us on Sunday, May 17, 2015 for MRT’s Mitzvah Day. Volunteer activities include:

  • Beautifying our synagogue
  • Cleaning up Monmouth County Parks System’s trails and beaches
  • Saving lives through a Central Jersey Blood Bank donation and the Gift of Life bone marrow registry
  • Literally repairing our world, by rebuilding Hurricane Sandy damaged homes with Habitat for Humanity

There are activities for kids and tweens too led by for the religious school parents.

The fun starts with a short service and bagels at 10:30. And don’t forget to stay for the heartburn. The BBQ and music start at 2:00.

Sign up at tinyurl.com/mrtmitzvahday or see the poster in the MRT lobby.

Can’t join us on Mitzvah Day? No problem, because, well, Mitzvah Day can be any day (in fact, my son-in-law did a mitzvah by writing this for me). Some additional opportunities through MRT include:

  • The Mitzvah Table every Shabbat from April 10 to May 15 – bring baby clothes for Change a Life Uganda, canned goods for Jewish Family Service and the Center (Asbury Park), or knitting items to make clothes for babies and hospital patients
  • Volunteer to visit Jewish patients at Riverview Hospital on Mondays –Visit the Mitzvah Table for more information
  • Shine a light – help us keep bicyclists in Red Bank safe as we team up with Deacon Arthur Fama of St. Anthony’s to install bike lights and reflectors for those in need.

2nd Nite Seder the MRT Way!