Welcome to Temple Shaaray Tefila

Featured Events

Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 6:00pm
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 10:00am
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:30pm
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 10:00am
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:30pm

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Getting to Know...

Mindy B. Davids, RJE
Director of Religious School and Educational Innovation

Mindy can hardly believe that she has been an educator at Shaaray Tefila and living in New York for the past nine years.  Moving in 2006 from sunny Southern California, she has come to enjoy Broadway Theater, sampling fine dining restaurants around town, and taking long walks on those rare perfect spring afternoons.

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Opportunities for Connection

Cast Your Vote For Progress

We are proud to announce that congregants Rabbi Marla Feldman, Marla Gamoran, Michael Laufer, Steven Portnoy and Brian Solomon and staff members, Hope Chernak and Maya Glasser are representing Shaaray Tefila as members of the Slate of Delegates for ARZA: Representing Reform Judaism in the World Zionist Congress elections.

Click here for more information and to cast your vote for the ARZA Slate.


Mitzvah Inc. For February

Thursday, February 19, 6:15 - 8:15 pm

WHAT: Volunteer at neighborhood shelter dinner 
(Prepare salad and dessert, serve buffet-style dinner to 120+ homeless/near-homeless individuals, and help clean up) 

WHERE: Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, at 73rd St.

AGE:  15 + (there are two spots for volunteers age 12-14, w/parent)

Sign up at MNADEL4@aol.com. You will receive an email confirming your registration.

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

Nursery School is Just S'no Fun

Check out how students from the Early Childhood's Lavan Room handled the recent snow.

Click here for the video.

Erev Shabbat

Friday, January 30
6:15 pm: Shabbat Shirah with the Band 


Saturday, January 31
9:00 am: Grade 6/7 Torah Study
10:00 am: Sanctuary Service with bnot mitzvah
Emily Behar-Greitzer and Amelia Nash

10:15 am: Minyan in the chapel
12:00 pm: Torah Study

Meet the Choir
Friday, February 6 following
Erev Shabbat at 7:30 pm

Their voices elevate our worship experience week in and week out. Now is your opportunity to get to know the members of the Shaaray Tefila professional choir.

Join us for a special oneg following our Erev Shabbat service to learn more about the people who play such an important part in your religious experience.

SAGE Upcoming Events


Current Events Discussion
Tuesday, February 2 at 7:30 pm

Evening Book Group I
Tuesday, February 10 at 7:00 pm

Evening Book Group II
Tuesday, February 24 at 7:00 pm