7th annual JLOSH ‘Kids For Kids’ on March 2

MILLBURN, NJ — Community groups are joining forces for the seventh year in Millburn this March for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. “Kids For Kids,” organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering and fun at […]

TSTI religious school students bake for Interfaith Food Pantry

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The religious school students at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange dove into their second Muffin Marathon on Sunday, Feb. 3, to benefit the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges. Students and their families gathered in the synagogue kitchen after school to bake more than 400 muffins and decorate cards for […]

Maplewood boy collects, donates books for mitzvah project

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Even though his bar mitzvah date is 15 months away, Samuel Nasberg-Abrams, 11, of Maplewood, figured there’s no time like the present to start implementing his service project. A student at the Linda & Rudy Slucker Religious School at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, he has set up a book […]

Brafman, Wyatt win TSTI Volunteer Service Award

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Two members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange were honored at the Reform synagogue’s annual congregational meeting on May 16. Arlene Brafman of West Orange and Cyndy Wyatt of Short Hills received TSTI’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to TSTI and the wider community. TSTI Board […]

TSTI religious school students bake hundreds of muffins for local food pantry

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Forget about March Madness, for the religious school students at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, it was more like muffin madness with an after-class Muffin Marathon to benefit the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges. Students and their families gathered in the synagogue kitchen to bake more than 400 muffins, […]

TSTI students prepare treats for Interfaith Food Pantry

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The seventh-grade students at the Linda and Rudy Slucker Religious School at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange got into the holiday spirit recently. In celebration of Hanukkah, they learned how to make potato latkes from scratch for themselves to enjoy; to honor the wider community during the holiday season, they […]

TSTI collects 107 turkeys for Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, the Reform synagogue in South Orange, held its 21st annual Thanksgiving turkey drive on Sunday, Nov. 19; members collected 107 frozen turkeys for the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges as well as holiday groceries, pantry staples and winter coats for adults and children. TSTI is one of […]