Torah and Haftarah Readers

TBEMC follows the Rabbinical Assembly’s triennial Torah reading cycle. 2014-2015 is the second year of the three-year cycle. 2015-2016 is the third and 2016-2017 will bring us back to the first. Torah reading  is generally done by congregants. If you would like to volunteer to read a particular Torah portion (or part of one), or if you would like to learn how to do so, please feel free to contact Art Werschulz (908-272-1146) or Laura Cohen (908-389-1744). Follow the links below to find a particular portion. And for more information on our Torah with Laura program, click here.

Bereishit (Genesis)
Shmot (Exodus)
Vayiqra (Leviticus)
Bamidbar (Numbers)
Devarim (Deuteronomy)

Haftarah Chanters Needed!

If you would like to revisit your haftorah from your bat or bar mitzvah, or you would just like to experience the joy and challenge of learning a new one, we provide a highly supportive environment in which you will receive generous personal instruction and instructional materials. Our “Torah with Laura” program is available as a valuable resource.

We especially encourage the participation of teens! We have records of previous chanters and we know several congregants’ preferred portions, however it is advisable to request well in advance. Tapes, lessons and review sessions are also available—just contact Laura Cohen to arrange.

We currently need chanters for the weeks where no name is listed. To chant a haftarah for your special occasion such as a Bar/Bat Mitzvah anniversary or yahrzeit, please call Laura Cohen at 908-389-1744 or e-mail Laura at

7/14Matot/MaseyRabbi Rachel Schwartz
7/21Devarim/HazonArt Werschulz
7/28Va'ethanan/NahamuMarcu Eibschutz
8/4EkevGirsh Sorkin
8/11Re'eh/Rosh HodeshOpen
8/18ShofetimArt Werschulz
8/25Ki TetzeMarcu Eibschutz
9/1Ki TavoSima Murphy
9/8NitzavimCole and Chase Turnof
9/10Rosh Hashana 1Open
9/11Rosh Hashana 2Open
9/15Vayelekh/Shabbat ShuvaOpen
9/19Yom Kippur morningOpen
9/19Yom Kippur afternoonSeveral
9/24Sukkot 1Open
9/25Sukkot 2Open
9/29Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot 6Open
10/1Sh'mini AtzeretOpen
10/2Simhat TorahReserved
10/6BeresheetNoah Metz
10/13NoahTalia Farber