Ahavas Sholom – an Historic Landmark and Sacred Space

Newark's Last Remaining Synagogue born of the Great European Migration at the turn of the 20th Century

145 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: 973-485-2609 | Email: cahavassholom@optimum.net


  • Posted on September 16, 2021
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The Amidah

  • Posted on January 31, 2020
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The Amidah is said three times a day and is properly called T’filah, prayer, or more accurately, supplication. The Gates of Prayer, the Reform Movement’s siddur, labels the Amidah T’filah. The word Amidah comes from the infinitive la-amod, which means to stand, because we stand when we recite the Amidah, to show respect for God Continue Reading »

Congregation Ahavas Sholom Mission Statement

  • Posted on January 9, 2019
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  As the oldest continuously operating synagogue in the City of Newark, Congregation Ahavas Sholom is an Egalitarian Conservative Synagogue with a traditional service that welcomes all Jews, fulfills their spiritual needs, provides educational and cultural experiences. The synagogue’s mission states that Ahavas Sholom is passionately committed to the pursuit of Tikun Olam (repair of Continue Reading »

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  • Posted on January 4, 2019
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