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The Molad for the month of Elul is this Wednesday
1:54am and 16 Chalakim

Jerusalem Solar Time


Congregation Ohav Emeth is located in the geographic center of the Highland Park / Edison observant community in New Jersey. Our membership spans the range of halacha-committed Jews, with an attitude of achdut (unity) and religious tolerance. We share a love for Medinat Yisrael and a serious commitment to Torah study for every age and gender and at every level. We have a multitude of ongoing educational and social programs as well as frequent special events.    Please explore our web site to learn more about our active synagogue and dynamic community.

Rabbi Kaufman featured in the Jewish Link : Inspiration for the Nine Days

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Help support the Highland Park FirstAid Squad by purchasing its discount cards. The cards provide discounts to many local businesses including Jerusalem Pizza, Sushiana, Park Place, Bridge, Dunkin Donuts, Dairy Deluxe,Orchid and Giddy’s Pizzeria. The cards
may be purchased at the Ahavas Achim office or by contacting any Squad member including: Ari and Deborah Lewitter, Yossi Dietz and Yossi Benedek. For information, please call 732-735-7611


The five-volume Chumash Mesoras Harav, with commentary based on the teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, is being offered at a large discount, at the sale price of $100 (retail price $175). 20% of all proceeds will go to the EPI. Individual volumes are available at $25 each. You can see excerpts of the Chumash at To purchase, contact Arnie Lustiger at


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Rabbi Kaufman's Shabbos Drasha Dedicated to the memory of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, ZT"L


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Dedication Opportunity

There are a number of benches in the Main Shul in both the men’s and women’s sections that have not yet been dedicated and are available at a dedication amount of $1800 per bench. Installment payments are acceptable. If you have not as yet contributed to the renovations and/or have a simcha or other occasion to memorialize please consider this opportunity. Each bench will be recognized with a “Dedicated by .....” plaque on the end of the bench, and with a more detailed plaque with dedication wording of your choosing in the hallway on the beautiful new main dedication board currently under production. For more details or for other dedication opportunities,
please contact Norman Heyden at or Michael Garber at        See our renovation page for pictures and information!


With lockers now available for the safe-keeping of your tallit, tefillin, siddur, etc, we would appreciate that nothing be left behind on the benches following davening.  We appreciate your assistance in helping to keep our shul neat and in order.  Lockers are just $100 per year.  Contact the OE Office for rental details.


Tribute Cards are available from OE for Mazel Tov, Refua Shleima, and Condolences.  Just $5.00 each. Contact Sue Kollmar to purchase. 

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Sat, August 15 2020 25 Av 5780