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Featured Events

Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 11:30am
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 10:00am
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:30pm
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Wednesday, June 10, 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

Shaaray Tefila Annual Congregational Meeting and Volunteer Recognition 
Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 pm

All members of Shaaray Tefila are invited to attend the Annual Meeting, learn about the new and exciting initatives that have started this year and take part in the business of the Congregation.

We will also honor all our volunteers for everything that you do throughout the year to support the good works of Shaaray Tefila.

This year we will celebrate Caryl Gordon and Linda Minton as our Volunteers of the Year.

If you are unable to attend the Annual Meeting please return your Proxy Card to the Temple Office as soon as possible.


Save the Date
Special Kabbalat Shabbat with Celebratory Oneg
Honoring Rabbi Joshua
and Tali Strom
Friday, May 29 at 6:15 pm


Sari Luck Schneider Atelier Dedication Ceremony
Tuesday, May 26 at 6:15 pm

Click here to RSVP


Start of Summer BBQ
Monday, June 15 at 6:00 pm

A tradition like no other, Shaaray Tefila welcomes in the start of Summer with our Rooftop BBQ

Burgers, dogs, sweet corn, delicious watermelon and a whole lot of fun await you.

Click here for registration details.

Spotlight On

Erev Shabbat

Friday, May 22
6:15 pm: Kabbalat Shabbat


Shabbat

Saturday, May 23
10:00 am: Sanctuary Service with B'nai Mitzvah Henry Frieden and Yael Hayem
10:15 am: Chapel Minyan

12:00 pm: Torah Study


Shavuot

Saturday, May 23
6:00 pm: Shavuot Service
7:00 pm: Tikkun Leyl Shavuot study session with Rabbi Strom

Sunday, May 24
10:00 am: Shavuot Service in the Chapel with Yizkor


Mitzvah Inc for June
Monday, June 22
Serve Dinner at the New York Common Pantry Soup Kitchen
4:00 - 6:30 pm

Shaaray Tefila has supported the New York Common Pantry since its founding.

Please join us to help serve dinner to the Pantry's Soup Kitchen Guests.

8 East 109th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues.

Open to everyone 14 and over.

Contact Marlene at [email protected] for more information.