Upcoming events at TSTI

Upcoming events at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, invites the public to the following programs in March: Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m., learn about Sister Rose Thering at the screening of “Sister Rose’s Passion,” a short documentary about her life’s work to remove anti-Semitic teachings from the […]

Thering Fund presents Robbins Wilf Lecture featuring Rabbi Sandmel

Thering Fund presents Robbins Wilf Lecture featuring Rabbi Sandmel

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Can interreligious dialogue save the planet? This important question will be explored by the Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies. The fund’s ninth annual Dr. Marcia Robbins Wilf Lecture will be Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Bethany Hall on Seton Hall University’s main campus, […]

Eighth annual Wilf Lecture to be Nov. 4

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — What will happen to the stories of Holocaust survivors and liberators once they are no longer among us? How will the lessons of the Holocaust live on from one generation to the next? The Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies will seek to address these critical questions on […]

Sister Rose Thering Fund appoints new chairwoman

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The torch has officially been passed. Melinda Hanlon, president of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest and a resident of Watchung, has become the new chairwoman of the board of trustees for Seton Hall University’s Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies, as of July 1. Formerly […]

Seton Hall celebrates leadership service and interreligious harmony

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sister Rose Thering was a tough act to follow; she was a deeply passionate upstander who devoted her life to the fight against anti-Semitism within the Catholic Church. Honoring Thering’s memory and those who follow in her footsteps, inspirational presenters and performers — representing the Jewish, Catholic and Baptist communities — […]

Evening of Roses welcomes Tobin as keynote speaker

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Evening of Roses, a fundraising event for the Sister Rose Thering Fund for Jewish-Christian Studies, will be Tuesday, June 5, at 6 p.m. As part of the fund’s 25th anniversary celebration, The Evening of Roses will feature Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, as the keynote speaker. All money raised […]

Towns remember horrors of Holocaust

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of South Orange and Maplewood residents came together on Sunday, April 15, to remember the victims of the Holocaust and to pledge that such an atrocity will not happen again on their watch. The Holocaust is the name given to the mass murder of Jews, homosexuals, disabled people, Romani and […]

Two towns to remember Holocaust in April 15 service

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The 41st annual South Orange/Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Service will take place on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. at Congregation Beth El, 222 Irvington Ave. in South Orange. The service is preceded by a March of Remembrance at 2 p.m., which will assemble at Spiotta Park, corner of South Orange […]

Towns cry ‘never again’ as united front

South Orange, Maplewood commemorate Holocaust victims, survivors at annual interfaith event

Towns cry ‘never again’ as united front

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The uplifting ambience was augmented by the pleasant weather on Sunday, April 23, as the South Orange-Maplewood community marched to remember Holocaust victims, honor survivors, and disseminate messages of unity and acceptance. While marches are a frequent occurrence across the country amid the current political climate, the South Orange-Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance […]

Seton Hall plans for the 24th Evening of Roses

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Father Lawrence E. Frizzell, will be honored for a lifetime of work and scholarship, receiving the first ever Sister Rose Thering Fund Award in Jewish-Christian Understanding on Sunday, May 7, at the 24th annual Evening of Roses fundraiser at Seton Hall University. Frizzell is director and associate professor of the Jewish-Christian […]