Welcome to Temple Shaaray Tefila

A spiritual home to all who seek:

TST Stands with Israel
WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT ISRAEL 

To contribute to the UJA Emergency Fund for Israel CLICK HERE.

To contribute to Magen David Adom CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE to support the Rossing Center for Education and Dialogue in providing food and basic supplies to families in need in East Jerusalem.

CLICK HERE to support Leo Baeck Education Center in Haifa hosting Israelis fleeing attacks in the south of Israel.

To support United Hatzalah’s Emergency Equipment campaign CLICK HERE.

To support Bring Them Home Now! CLICK HERE

Events & Opportunities

to find meaning, purpose, and connection.

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Big Tent Shabbat

FRIDAY, MAY 3

Big Tent Shabbat is a series of Shabbats designed to bring our entire community together to celebrate the Sabbath and each other throughout the year. Everyone is invited.

Tot Shabbat @ 5:00pm

Erev Shabbat Service @6:15pm
Students of the Religious School will  celebrate their t’fillah learning  by leading parts of the prayer service!
in person & online

The Pizza Dinner is at capacity.

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Monday, May 6 @7:00pm
(in person & online)

Stories of Hope: Confronting Challenging Histories and Building Bridges to Reconciliation and Understanding

Join us as we commemorate the Holocaust and remember all those who were lost. In addition to a service with readings and music, we will be joined by guest speakers from Widen the Circle, Founder Joel Obermayer and program participant Dr. Karlos K. Hill. 

Temple Shaaray Tefila
Spring Gala

Temple Shaaray Tefila invites you to travel the world with us at our annual Spring Gala

Honoring
SUMIE OKAZAKI &
ALLEN POTESHMAN
Leadership Award Recipients

Wednesday, May 15

6:30pm Mix and mingle, cocktail-style dinner, Award Presentation, & Auction

8:00pm Dancing & Dessert

The Rooftop at Edison Ballroom

Please register by April 17

For a curated look at the latest community news, events, and opportunities,

  1. 24 Apr

    Torah Talk

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  2. 26 Apr

    Erev Shabbat Services

    6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
  3. 28 Apr
  4. 29 Apr

    Pesach Day 7

    ALL DAY EVENT
  5. 29 Apr

    Online Yizkor Service

    7:45 am - 8:45 am
  6. 29 Apr
  7. 01 May

    Tefila: The Act of Prayer

    6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  8. 02 May
  9. 02 May
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