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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, May 23
12:00 pm — 12:00 pm
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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 - Auto Burglary and Bicycle Theft Reported

September 17, 2018

South Orange Police Blotter as of September 17

Burglary to Auto - A Valley Street resident reported that sometime between 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12 and 10:40 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, actor(s) unknown entered her vehicle and rummaged through the interior, though nothing seemed to be missing at this time.

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South Orange Police Blotter - Multiple Burglaries to Autos Reported

The South Orange Police Blotter as of September 7

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Heay Rain Causes Flooded Roads in South Orange on Tuesday

September 18, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - West Third Street between The Mews and Gaslight Commons flooded after heavy rain on Tuesday afternoon, causing South Orange police to secure the area.

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Those catching a glimpse of the noon baseball game on Cameron Field this past Saturday, might have felt like they were stepping back in time, since this game was played as it would have been played in the 1800s.

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7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...

West Orange Man Admits to Distribution of Child Pornography

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NEWARK, NJ — A comic book artist from West Orange admitted in federal court on Monday to distributing thousands of images and videos of child sexual abuse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito

Timothy Yates, 31, who was previously arrested and charged by complaint on April 4, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge Katharine Hayden in Newark to information charging him ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

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Garden State Parkway’s Exact Change Lanes to Disappear from Major Toll Plazas Before End of Year

September 18, 2018

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

Social Media Post that Led to Postponement of Football Game Contained Racist Language, Paterson Superintendent Eileen Shafer Demands Investigation

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The post, which led to the postponement of the ...

South Orange Chamber of Commerce to Hold Networking Event on Oct. 4

September 18, 2018

The South Orange Chamber of Commerce invites all to their Networking Event Meet and Greet on Oct. 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The event will be held at 1 South Restaurant, located at 1 South Orange Ave. in South Orange.

Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

RSVP to 973-204-5639

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Open Auditions at 4th Wall Theatre for Sondheim on Sondheim

4th Wall Theatre, a non-union NJ theatre company, will hold open auditions for all roles in the special holiday kickoff production of its  2018-19 season, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, music, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and conceived by James Lapine. 4th Wall’s production will be directed by Kate Swan with music direction by Gonzalo Valencia. The show will be presented ...