SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel is one of 27 Reform Jewish congregations from across North America recognized by the Union for Reform Judaism as an Exemplar Congregation for having made great strides in inclusion of people with disabilities in all facets of congregational life. Exemplar Congregations were recently honored with a certificate of merit in inclusion at the URJ Biennial in Orlando, Fla.
As an Exemplar Congregation, TSTI serves as a mentor and resource to other Jewish communities seeking to expand their inclusion work. All of the Exemplar Congregations are featured on the Disabilities Inclusion Learning Center site, an online portal designed to connect staff members, lay leaders and congregations across the country and provide opportunities for them to learn from and educate one another on issues of inclusion.
Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel is located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange. For more information, visit www.tsti.org.