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Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange to Host and Teach Melton Jewish Adult Education Series, Starting October 18

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI), the Reform synagogue in South Orange. The program, will host The Purposes and Rhythms of Jewish Living, a two-pronged course from the Florence Melton Adult Education series, starting on Oct. 18.It will be taught by Rabbi Daniel Cohen and Max Weisenfeld, a religious school teacher and vice president of education on the TSTI Board of Trustees. Classes will meet weekly from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will run through May 30, 2018.

The course gives participants a framework to integrate past and future learning while challenging them to find their voice amidst Judaism’s diverse tradition.

  • The Purposes of Jewish Living explores both ancient and modern responses to many of the major issues of Jewish thought and theology.
  • The Rhythms of Jewish Living examines a wide variety of Jewish sources to discover the deeper meanings underlying Jewish holidays, lifecycle observances and Jewish practice.

There are no classes on November 22 and December 27, 2017 and February 21 and April 11, 2018. The annual fee is $500 for TSTI members and $675 for JCC and partner synagogue members. The cost includes books and supplies.

No knowledge of Hebrew is required to enroll in the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning. The program is administered through the JCC of Greater MetroWest New Jersey. For more information and to register for either course, contact Rhonda Lillianthal at rlillianthal@jccmetrowest.org or (973) 530-3519. Checks are made payable to JCC MetroWest.

Contact Information
  1. Rhonda Lillianthal
  2. (973) 530-3519
  3. rlillianthal@jccmetrowest.org
Wed, February 21
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Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange to Host and Teach Melton Jewish Adult Education Series, Starting October 18

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI), the Reform synagogue in South Orange. The program, will host The Purposes and Rhythms of Jewish Living, a two-pronged course from the Florence Melton Adult Education series, starting on Oct. 18.It will be taught by Rabbi Daniel Cohen and ...

432 Scotland Road South Orange, NJ 07079

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel

432 Scotland Road
South Orange, NJ 07079

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South Orange Police Blotter: Robbery Reported on South Orange Avenue

June 16, 2018

South Orange Police Blotter as of June 16

Robbery - An Alpha, NJ resident reported that he was robbed on Sunday, June 3, at approximately 12:30 a.m. while he was walking on South Orange Avenue near Scotland Road. The victim stated that he was approached by three unknown actors who punched him and knocked him to the ground. The actors then stole his cell phone and wallet ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Two Home Burglaries Reported

June 4, 2018, Burglary; Sometime during the daytime hours, a home on the 100 block of Midland Blvd was forcibly entered.  At the time of the report it was unknown what the proceeds were.

June 4, 2018; Thefts; During the overnight hours a metal rack was stolen from outside of a business on the 200 block of Elmwood Ave.

June 5, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours, a van ...

Fifth Annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids Postponed Until September Due to South Orange Pool Still Being Closed

June 14, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The 5th Annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids, originally scheduled to be held in South Orange on Saturday, June 16, has been postponed until Saturday, September 8, according to an update on the South Orange website. 

 

The postponement is because the South Orange Community Pool is still closed for the season due to construction delays with the filter ...

Second Year of Maplewood South Orange Book Festival Brings Authors and Readers Together

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Anna Quindlen. Rosemary Wells. Keith Hernandez. Tayari Jones. These are just a few of the authors who were speakers at the Second Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival on Saturday.

The book festival, which attracted about 2,000 attendees according to organizers, had a full day of author panels covering a wide range of topics that included "#MeToo: From ...

Lecia Bianca Jewels Creates a Bridge to Make Bloomfield Center the Next Style Destination

June 16, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Center renaissance continues as Lecia Bianca Jewels becomes a style destination on main thoroughfare in this Essex County Community. Lecia Clay, owner of the boutique, describes her jewelry as 'bridge jewelry,' - pieces that are in a space between costume jewelry and fine jewelry, while having value. 

'Lecia Bianca' is the ...

Record Number Attends West Essex YMCA's Sixth Annual Bike Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the heels of National Bike Safety Month in May, a new record of nearly 500 Livingston riders participated in the sixth annual Bike Livingston event, a family-oriented bike tour of Livingston’s neighborhoods hosted each year by the West Essex YMCA on the first Sunday in June.

With three routes to choose from—a four-mile route around the ...

Westfield High School Sophomore Dies; Counselors on Hand at School

June 19, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to parents by Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson.

“Words cannot convey the grief we feel in the Westfield Public Schools community over the death of Carthoris ‘Carter’ Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High ...

Applications to Rutgers Jumps Nearly 10 Percent; Increase From Out-of-State Students

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from outside New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Maplewood Department of Public Works Employment Opportunity: Maintenance Worker

June 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Title: Maintenance Worker – Parks/Shade Tree Dept.

Issue Date: 6/18/18       ...

Jersey Swamp Cats in Downtown After Sundown Friday, June 22

Dance under the stars to the swingin’ sounds of the Jersey Swamp Cats when the boys bring their patented piano and guitar driven blues and vintage rock’n roll to Spiotta Park, as part of the Sounds In Spiotta Park DAS concert series on Friday, June 22!

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Spiotta Park, located on Village Plaza and South Orange Avenue.

 

Founder of Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives NJ State Governor’s Jefferson Award

Each year the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards highlight the spirit of civic engagement among New Jersey’s 1.5 million volunteers and provide Jefferson Awards medals in 22 categories of volunteer service.   

The 2018 New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards presentation ceremony and celebration of volunteerism was held at the War ...