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Professional Staff

Rabbi Malinger

Rabbi Laurence Malinger

Rabbi Laurence Malinger

Rabbi Laurence P. Malinger was born in Philadelphia and raised in Florida, Virginia and Texas. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics in 1987.  He completed graduate work at Trinity University in Master of Education with School Psychology in 1988. In 1991, Rabbi Malinger completed his unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at the Children’s Medical Center in  Dallas. He received his Masters of Arts in Hebrew Letters degree and was ordained Rabbi in 1992 and 1993 respectively, from the Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, Ohio. Upon ordination in 1993, Rabbi Malinger became Assistant Rabbi and Director of Education at Congregation Beth Emeth in Wilmington, Delaware. He was promoted to Associate Rabbi in July, 1997.  In June of 1999 Rabbi Malinger was elected as senior Rabbi of Temple Shalom of Aberdeen, New Jersey.

He is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the New Jersey-West Hudson Valley Association of Reform Rabbis (NJWHVARR), and the Bayshore Ministerium. He is also involved as a member of the CCAR Committee on Accessibility and Inclusion, serves as regional clergy for NFTY-GER, serves as a member of the advisory committee for URJ Camp Harlam, and he is involved in the Campaign for Youth Engagement with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ).

Rabbi Malinger has been involved in many civic activities in New Jersey including Garden State Equality, serves as a rabbinic advisor for the Jewish Addiction Resource (JAR) of the Jewish Federation of Monmouth County, and he is a member of the Matawan Husky Football Boosters. Rabbi Malinger is married to Samantha Jablo Malinger, a MSW with a specialty in geriatrics. They are the proud parents of Aly, Joe and David.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 732-566-2621

Email: rabbi@templeshalomnj.org

Cindy Terebush – Director of Schools

Cindy Terebush, Director of Schools

Cindy Terebush, Director of Schools

Cindy Terebush was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree and teaching certification from Kean College (now Kean University) and has completed the State of New Jersey Director’s Academy for Early Care and Education. In addition to meeting all of the criteria as mandated by the State of New Jersey to direct the pre-school, her credentials include New Jersey Teacher Certification through 12th grade. Cindy is also a Certified Youth, Parent, Family Coach.  She has additional course work in such topics as special needs; classroom management; educational theory; program management & thematic curriculum; creating positive environments; math and cognitive for pre-school; health and safety; and excellence for parents. She also has business management experience in the field of marketing.

Cindy has worked in the field of early childhood education for more than fifteen years. She is a member of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is currently servicing as President of the local Shore Affiliate NJAEYC Board. She is a member of other professional organizations including Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism (ECE-RJ) and the Association of Reform Jewish Educators (ARJE -formerly NATE).

Cindy is a PINJ (New Jersey Registry) approved Associate Instructor of Adults specializing in the areas of cognitive development, positive guidance & discipline, curriculum development, developmentally appropriate practice and best practice. Cindy is an online reporter for “The Shriver Report” and author of the popular blog “Helping Kids & Families Achieve with Cindy Terebush.”  She has presented numerous workshops and been a featured speaker at professional conferences and during various in-service, parent workshop & adult education programs.

A member of Temple Shalom since 2001, she is former editor of The Shalom, the temple newsletter, and also served on board of trustees, the communications committee, board of education, sisterhood board and nursery school committee.

Cindy lives in Old Bridge with husband Todd and their two sons, Michael and Scott.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: eddirector@templeshalomnj.org

Calendar

Torah Study

Starts: April 18, 2015, 9:15 am

Shabbat Morning Service

Starts: April 18, 2015, 10:30 am

Caring Committee Mental Health Fair

Starts: April 19, 2015, 12:00 am

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