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Congregation B’nai Israel

160 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

Phone: 973-379-3811


Congregation B’nai Israel is located at the intersection of Millburn Avenue and Vauxhall Road in Millburn Township, which includes Short Hills.

Surrounding communities include Maplewood, South Orange, Union, Springfield, Summit, Livingston, New Providence, Madison, Chatham,  Florham Park and Berkeley Heights.


The clergy and staff of Congregation B’nai Israel are available to help you, answer questions, or provide direction. You can always call the main synagogue telephone number at 973-379-3811 or the direct contact information below.

In case of an emergency after hours,  please dial the main number, listen to the instructions and someone will return your call.


Rabbi Ari Isenberg
973-379-3811 x114

Cantor Lorna Wallach
973-379-3811 x119

Clergy Assistant 
Joi Noel
973-379-3811 x120

Administrative Staff


Executive Director
Steven J. Rod
973-379-3811 x118

Communications Assistant
Amanda Abbate
973-379-3811 x110

Bookkeeping Assistant
Jane Lemberg
973-379-3811 x112


(Blanche Bayar Religious School, The CBI Preschool, Adult Learning)

Director of Congregational Learning
Rabbi Julie Schwarzwald


Congregational Learning Administrator 
Susan Kashan

Youth Programming

USY Advisor
Sydney Fox

Chaverim & Kadima Advisor
Michael Greenstein


Adult Forum

Adult Forum Coordinator