Welcome to Temple Shaaray Tefila

Featured Events

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:00am
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 7:30pm

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Getting to Know...

Rabbi Deborah A. Hirsch
Interim Senior Rabbi

If you've spent any time with Rabbi Hirsch you know that she cares deeply about Shaaray Tefila, its congregants and those who may wish to become congregants. But what does she do in her down time and how did a 1974 trip to a kibbutz lead Rabbi Hirsch to Shaaray Tefila?

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Opportunities for Connection

Latke Palooza with the Latke Guys

Sunday, December 7 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Working in two hour shifts the men of Shaaray Tefila will make the best latkes on the Upper East Side.

Latkes made will be used for programs and events throughout Chanukah! Men (and boys) of all ages are welcome.

Click here to register for a shift.

Temples Want you to Join. Shaaray Tefila Wants You to Belong.

Shaaray Tefila is a Chavurah, a community committed to creating a warm and welcoming environment. Whether you wish worship or study; continue your Jewish journey or begin a new one our community is here for you. 

To find your place within our sacred community please contact Sara Samuels Reiner, Shaaray Tefila's Director of Congregant life by email or phone at (212) 328-9396 or click here to learn more. 

Spotlight On

Interfaith Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 25 at 7:00 pm

Join us for this wonderful, community celebration featuring music from our chorales and the Young Person's Chorus of New York.

After the music ends, stay for a special dessert reception.

All are invited and welcome to attend.

Erev Shabbat

Friday, November 21
6:15 pm: Kabbalat Shabbat


Saturday, November 22
9:30 am: Tot Shabbat

10:00 am: Sanctuary Service with Bnai Mitzvah Devin Hohenstein & Jake Schnall
10:15 am: Minyan in the chapel
12:00 pm: Torah Study