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. […]

Butnick to discuss ‘The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia’ at TSTI

Butnick to discuss ‘The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia’ at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Stephanie Butnick, a journalist and host of the leading Jewish podcast “Unorthodox,” will share insights about her newest book, “The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia” at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. during the evening worship service. The service and discussion are open to all.  Butnick, who co-authored the […]

Upcoming TSTI programs

Upcoming TSTI programs

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host the following programs, which are free and open to all. On Tuesdays, Sept. 3 and 17, at 9 a.m., learn how to practice different types of meditation, focusing on the breath, loving-kindness and awareness in a Jewish context […]

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