This small museum celebrates ich cultural heritage of New Jersey's Jewish people. The Museum creates and curates rotating and traveling exhibitions, utilizing photographs, paintings, panel displays, artifacts, text, music and multi-media. The Museum is open for special exhibits and programs, as well as by appointment.
The Jewish Museum of New Jersey at Ahavas Sholom serves a larger purpose, developing educational and cultural programs that promote greater understanding between individuals representing different backgrounds and religions. It reaches out to other groups, creating meaningful conversations and activities around topics such as cultural diversity, social justice, prejudice, nonviolence, and shared religious values.
The synagogue was built in 1923 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.