Temple Beth Tikvah’s choir helps lend beauty and inspiration to our High Holiday observances and many Sabbath services. In addition, special concert programs, directed by our Cantor, are presented. All Temple members are welcome to join.
Adult Education promotes and develops educational activities and programs for the congregation and the community. In addition, Adult Education arranges for many guest lectures, such as Scholar-in-Residence, the Joseph Gotthelf Lecture and the Rabbi Shacknai Lecture. Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah classes or Confirmation classes are held whenever there is sufficient interest.
Caring Community is composed of a group of committed Temple Beth Tikvah members who extend their hands to members in need. A call to the Temple starts the process of giving assistance in a caring, thoughtful way whether the need is one of illness, loss of a loved one or any other difficult situation. Caring Community is dedicated to creating a spirit of community and family among our congregation.
Library makes books and tapes available to adults and children following most Friday night services at the Oneg Shabbat. To make donations of books or tapes or to help build the library in other ways, please contact Judy Kosson (973-471-7399;
) or Betty Garrison (973-692-0024;
Membership works to attract new members and retain current members. It actively pursues prospective members and assures that prospective members are provided with complete membership information. Membership welcomes new members and serves as a liaison to involve them in Temple life. Membership also organizes and runs a full calendar of activities designed especially for various segments of Temple Beth Tikvah’s current membership.
Men’s Club runs a series of social and community-oriented events throughout the year. Women are always welcome to attend all events.
Temple Beth Tikvah’s Religious School Committee acts as an advocate for our students by supporting the educational programs of the Religious School. The Committee does this by establishing educational standards and policies, participating in ongoing evaluation of educational objectives and facilitating special events for the Religious School students and their families.
Ritual works with the Rabbi and the Cantor to consider the rituals and observances of Temple Beth Tikvah, to promote such practices in the home and to help enhance the values of Jewish living.
Social Action’s causes are important to the members of Temple Beth Tikvah. Whether it is serving dinner at St. Paul’s Kitchen for the homeless, collecting food for the Wayne Food Panty or sharing experiences at Mitzvah Day, Social Action’s work is done willingly and with a sense of pride.