TSTI hosts black/Jewish solidarity event in honor of Black History Month

TSTI hosts black/Jewish solidarity event in honor of Black History Month

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Gallery at TSTI, the art gallery at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, was the site of a communitywide event, “Black/Jewish Solidarity: Building Together” on Sunday, Feb. 23. The program was coordinated by the synagogue’s social justice task force in partnership with SOMA Justice and the Community Coalition on Race. […]

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 […]

TSTI gallery will feature black artists’ reflections on civil rights

TSTI gallery will feature black artists’ reflections on civil rights

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Starting in mid-February, the Gallery at TSTI, the synagogue-run art space at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host an exhibit focused on the American civil rights era. The show, which is opening during Black History Month, will feature artwork by black artists that interprets their concepts […]

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 […]

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