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Throughout August, Shabbat evening services will begin at 6pm. 


Fri., August 10   

Shabbat Service 


Enjoy a light “oneg” beginning at 5:30pm 


Sat., August 11               

Minyan Service





Condolences to…
Meredith Mintz on the death of her grandmother, Jean Billet
Shelley Weinstock Bartick on the death of her father, Jack Weinstock 
Mazel tov to… 


Janice and Manny Kursky on the marriage of their son, Paul, to Melissa. 

Please send a Tribute Card to let someone know that you are thinking about them.  
It’s a beautiful way to acknowledge life cycle events, in celebration or in sympathy.  Tributes support TSTI .  Please visit the Tributes webpage, email or call 973-763-4116.

To share your lifecycle events or if someone you know is ill or needs assistance from Temple, please contact Sunny Seglin  by email or at 973-763-4116.  To contact The Caring Community, please email Cindy Sonnabend or  Ellen Blake.

If you have a new address, phone number, email, please let us know.
photosSeeking Old Confirmation Photos:  If you have a Confirmation picture from the 80’s or 90’s that we may borrow, please email Leslie Sporn. 

ice cream sundae RSIceCreamSocialReligious School & Preschool Ice Cream Social:
For prospective students and families.  Please join us for ice cream, meet the Directors, the teachers and tour the schools on Thurs., Aug. 16 at 6:30pm.  RSVP to Debi Wolkoff.

collegecornerRegister your college student for the TSTI College Corner:  Students receive emails and care packages connecting them to TSTI.  Please email Tracy Horwitz with the following info:  student’s name, parents’ names, school, expected graduation year, email and mailing address (indicate if school name needs to be included in address). 




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Sweet Start to The New Year: Join us for an outdoor celebration on Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sun., Sept. 16, 5:30 pm. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Enjoy music, inspirational readings, apples and honey on our front lawn and mansion terrace. The program will be short and sweet, is open to all and will be held rain or shine.


Honey Dishes: The Judaica Shop has a selection of beautiful honey dishes for Rosh Hashanah. The shop is open during Religious School or call Marcia at 973-364-0301 for an appointment. 



Bring One: Please consider bringing one non-perishable food item each time you come to Temple to support the Interfaith Food Pantry.  Please contact Janet Schwamm for more info or to volunteer at the IFP of the Oranges.


IFP Soup Kitchen: We visit the soup kitchen the first Saturday of each month.  Volunteers are needed and there are many ways to participate.  For more info or to volunteer, please email Robin Greenberg.


Need a Ride? Contact Alice Forman at (973)736-3467 if you need a ride to services or temple events, or if you can offer a ride to others. 




Parasha Eikev

Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25


Moses continues his final address to the Israelites before they cross the Jordan River and enter the Promised Land.  He tells the people that they must remain faithful to their covenant with God in order to be successful in the new land and warns them of the idolatries they will find there. He reminds them of their previous failings, specifically, the building of the Golden Calf.  The parasha concludes with the familiar words of the V’ahavta as Moses tells the people to  “bind these words on your hand and let them serve as a symbol on your forehead, and teach them to your children, reciting them when you stay at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you get up, and inscribe them on the doorposts of your house on and your gates…”


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