Welcome to Temple Shaaray Tefila

A spiritual home to all who seek:

TST Stands with 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.

Celebrate Purim
at Shaaray Tefila

Adult Megillah Reading
Saturday, March 23 @7:00pm
(in person & online)

Purim Spiel: Esther’s Story
(Taylor’s Version)

Sunday, March 24 @10:30am
(in person & online)
Our annual Purim spiel led by our clergy and staff. Featuring music by Taylor Swift.

Purim Carnival
Sunday, March 24 @11:30am

Tot Purim Carnival
Sunday, March 24 @4:00pm

From Broadway
to 2nd Avenue
2024 Cantors Concert

Sunday, March 10 @4:00pm
Join us for a wonderful afternoon of Broadway music.

Cantor Todd Kipnis
Senior Cantor
Emily Lezin
Cantorial Intern
Cantor Ella Gladstone Martin
Assistant Cantor at Community Synagogue in Port Washington, NY
Cantor Claire Franco
Senior Cantor at Community Synagogue in Port Washington, NY
Cantor Isaac Sonett-Assor
Assistant Cantor at Westchester Reform Temple

Big Tent Shabbat

Friday, March 1
In person & online

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.

Tot Shabbat @5:00pm

Erev Shabbat Services @6:15pm

Everyone is invited and all are welcome to attend the events that speak to them, as we bring many different generations of Temple Shaaray Tefila’s community together for an evening of meaning, connection and purpose!

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