TSTI preschool to hold open house for prospective families

TSTI preschool to hold open house for prospective families

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Iris Family Center for Early Childhood Education — the community preschool at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange — will hold an open house on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 2 to 3 p.m. Families interested in learning about the preschool’s play-based programming are welcome to attend, tour the spaces, and […]

AIDS Memorial Quilt came to TSTI in South Orange

AIDS Memorial Quilt came to TSTI in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A section of the famous AIDS Memorial Quilt, the largest piece of community folk art in the country, was on display recently at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange.  The TSTI Social Justice Task Force hosted a special educational event, “AIDS Quilt: Meaning and Remembrance,” on Dec. 8 for members with […]

‘Open Essex’ exhibit draws many to Nov. 10 opening

‘Open Essex’ exhibit draws many to Nov. 10 opening

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Gallery at TSTI — the art space at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange — held a festive opening on Nov. 10 for its “Open Essex” exhibit, which has 77 pieces from 30 Essex County artists on display, comprising two-dimensional paintings in various media, photographs and sculptures. The event drew […]

TSTI to host ‘Open Essex’ exhibit

TSTI to host ‘Open Essex’ exhibit

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Starting in November, 77 pieces from 30 Essex County artists will be showcased at the “Open Essex” exhibit at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in its art gallery. The art opening, which is free and open to the public, will be Sunday, Nov. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. Oil, acrylic and watercolor […]

TSTI launches series of classes, film series

TSTI launches series of classes, film series

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host the following programs in November, which are open to the public. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, explore the rich breadth of Jewish literature through the lens of the Jewish short story and the Jewish texts that have inspired them, […]

TSTI to host Nurnberger at Shabbat, Scholar & Supper

TSTI to host Nurnberger at Shabbat, Scholar & Supper

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host a Shabbat, Scholar & Supper on Friday, Oct. 25, with guest speaker Ralph Nurnberger, who will present “Understanding the Balfour Declaration and its Lasting Impact on the Middle East.” The service, which is open to all, starts at […]

Women’s Connection at TSTI holds Evening of Beauty

Women’s Connection at TSTI holds Evening of Beauty

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Women’s Connection of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange recently held an Evening of Beauty with the goal to “Look Good. Feel Good. Do Good.”  The event, hosted at the Yoni Kreger Salon, raised funds for First Friends of New Jersey and New York, a nonprofit organization that provides resettlement […]

TSTI to celebrate preschool director’s 30th year by ‘planting seeds’

TSTI to celebrate preschool director’s 30th year by ‘planting seeds’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — During this school year, Carol Paster, director of the Iris Family Early Childhood Education Center at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, will celebrate 30 years at the South Orange synagogue’s preschool and religious school. To frame the year, the preschool’s family outreach coordinator has planned monthly programs under the thematic umbrella “Planting Seeds.” […]

TSTI’s incoming youth group board attends annual retreat

TSTI’s incoming youth group board attends annual retreat

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The new board of Sharey-Tefilo Israel Senior Youth, the senior youth group at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, recently enjoyed an overnight training retreat at the synagogue. The students spent the night bonding, learning, preparing for the High Holy Days and had a lot of fun. The board retreat provides […]

The High Holy Days at TSTI

The High Holy Days at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, a Reform synagogue in South Orange, invites area residents to enjoy family-friendly services for the High Holy Days, designed for young children with their parents or grandparents. These services, which are open to all, incorporate song with prayers and age-appropriate stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult. […]

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