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Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel Rosh Hashanah Intergenerational Service
– Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI) invites the public to join them for its annual Intergenerational Services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur at 2:15 pm on Monday, September 17 and Wednesday, September 26. Rabbi Daniel Cohen, Rabbi Ellie Miller and Cantor Rebecca Moses make these energetic services warm and welcoming for all ages. The services are filled with music, interactive stories, skits and humor.
Located in South Orange, N.J., TSTI is a Reform congregation that welcomes all who wish to participate in and celebrate Jewish life and traditions. The Temple draws members from many towns, including South Orange, Maplewood, Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston and West Orange. It is recognized throughout the region for its innovative programs, including worship services, community events and groups dedicated to a wide array of religious, social and educational interests.
More About Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
Sharey-Tefilo Israel congregation consists of two temples on adjacent facilities that were merged in 1982. The former home of Temple Israel is the well-preserved Kip-Riker mansion that's used for meetings, private parties (for congregation members only), and some smaller-scale services in its chapel. The temple has a museum with items donated by members and a gift shop that's open by appointment.
Adult education includes Hebrew classes and a Shabbat scholars series. Religious school for children is broken down into K - 2; 2 - 6; 7 - 8; and high school. There's an active youth group called STISY.
The rabbis are Daniel M. Cohen and Ellie Lynn Miller; the rabbis emeritus are Harvey S. Goldman and Herbert Weiner. The cantor is Theodore Aronson.