Who Are We?

The Orthodox Jewish Forum of Highland Park and Edison is a community wide educational endeavor to discuss contemporary issues and ideas in the ideology of Torah Umada. The aim is an open discussion and dialogue on contemporary topics. Each discussion is focused on a particular topic with a presenter followed by a discussion in an effort for engaged dialogue. This forum is open to the community with sessions held at various communal institutions and synagogues.

Committee Members
Mark Abraham, Chairperson

Mark Abraham, Marketing Chair

Alan Silver, esq., Fundraising Chair

Joel Paul & Mark Kligman, Ph.D., Co-Founders

Michael Meiner, Web Master


Below is a sampling of past topics:

 “An Analysis of the State of Modern Orthodoxy”

“Leadership Issues and Ideological Tensions within Orthodoxy.”

“Organ Transplants from a Halachic Perspective”

“Facing up to Sexual Abuse in the Orhtodox Community”