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Featured Events

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014 (All day)
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

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Getting to Know...

Hope Chernak
Director of Youth and Informal Education

Spend 30 seconds with Hope Chernak and you know she's passionate about her job and the teens she helps embrace their Jewish journey. But did you know that Hope strongly considered a completely different life?

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Opportunities for Connection

Yom HaShoah Film Screening
"No Place on Earth"
Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 pm

October 1942 – Esther Stermer, along with some family members and a group of other families, seek asylum underground to evade being caught by pursuing Nazis. They remain hidden below for nearly a year and a half – the longest recorded uninterrupted underground survival occurrence.

Their harrowing story is unearthed by accident when cave explorer, Chris Nicola, stumbles upon remnants left behind by the cave dwellers. Through extensive research and determination, Nicola locates a few of the survivors and has them share their incredible story of strength and perseverance.
All are invited to attend

SAGE Monthly Program
with Professor Barry Feldman
Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 pm

An urban historian,  NYC Licensed Tour Guide, YIVO Fellow, retired school district administrator, professor of education, Professor Feldman will speak to SAGE on To The Golden Land: A Survey of Emigration from Eastern Europe to the United States. Join with friends for an evening of friendship, learning & good food.

Please RSVP to Kathleen Walkley no later than Tuesday, April 22 at kwalkley@tstnyc.org email or call (212) 535-8008.

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Klezmer Jam
Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 pm

Spotlight On

All Shaaray Tefila Sanctuary services are available live on-line

Erev Shabbat

Friday, April 25
5:30 pm: Russian Neighbors Family Shabbat in the Chapel
6:15 pm: Kabbalat Shabbat


Saturday, April 26
10:00 am: Sanctuary Service with Bnai Mitzvah Amanda Fuchs & Logan Singer
10:15 am: Chapel Minyan
12:00 pm: Torah Study

Spring Mitzvah Day
Sunday, May 4

Join your fellow congregants for a day of tikkun olam - repairing the world.

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Senior Rabbi Transition

On February 14, 2014 Rabbi Jonathan Stein announced to the Congregation that he will be retiring as Shaaray Tefila's Senior Rabbi effective June 30, 2014.

Please check back for regular updates on the transition and also for information about tribute celebrations for Rabbi Stein.

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