About US

The temple is located at 115 Youmans Avenue, close to the intersection of Routes 31 and 57, approximately 10 miles east of Phillipsburg, 11 miles west of Hackettstown, and 10 miles north of Clinton, NJ. The temple building is handicap-accessible.

See our Directions Page for a map of where we are located and directions to reach us.

The Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey (JCNWJ) is located in Washington (Warren County), New Jersey,  and is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism. The JCNWJ welcomes individuals, couples (including interfaith), and families into the congregation – anyone interested in becoming a member should visit the Membership Page for more information.Services are typically held every other Friday evening and on holidays. Special events add to the richness of the temple life. The temple utilizes the Google JCNWJ Combined Calendar, which includes dates and times for Hebrew School, Confirmation Class, Services, Holidays, Meetings, and more.

There is a tuition-free Hebrew School for children of members in good standing.

In July 2015, Rabbi Andy Dubin was welcomed to the temple’s community as the new rabbi, following Rabbi Mary Zamore, who served for two years following Rabbi Emerita Ellen Lewis, who served as the temple’s spiritual leader from July 1994 through June 2013. For more about Rabbi Dr. Dubin, visit the Rabbi’s Page.

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New phone number 908-689-0762