Members of the Renaissance Group are active adults who take pleasure in coming together at least once a month to enjoy timely speakers, music, trips, films, dine-a-rounds, camaraderie, and simply celebrating life. The Group has been on going continuously since it’s founding in 1989.  Membership is open to both Temple B’nai Or members and the community at large.  All events are open to the community.  Please join us.  You will be welcome!!

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for Renaissance:

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:30 PM:  Luncheon with speaker, Merril Brown

Merrill Brown

With all that is going on in today’s world concerning journalism, wouldn’t it be nice to talk with a respected journalist?  Lets try to get past real facts vs alternative facts.  As one of the pioneers who launched CourtTV and the founding editor-in-chief of, Merrill Brown has demonstrated a strong commitment to bring the news into the 21st century.  In addition to writing for The Washington Post, he launched and was the website’s founding Editor-in-Chief.   He is Director, School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. Price for Renaissance members is $15.  Guests are $20.


All programs require reservations. Contact Mitzi Szerlip to RSVP at 973-839-1939.


 For Renaissance questions, please call Stuart Rayvid (973-515-3518) or Carol Marin (973-366-9316)