TSTI Weekly Email  Thursday,  August 16, 2012

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ice cream sundae Religious School & Preschool Ice Cream Social Tonight: 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.

 collegecornerTSTI College Corner:  Students receive emails and care packages connecting them to TSTI.  For more info or to register contact Tracy Horwitz.



For more info about upcoming events, visit


NEW 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: Need a honey dish for Rosh Hashanah? The Judaica Shop is open during Religious School or call Marcia at 973-364-0301 for an appointment. 



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


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




Parasha R’eih

Deuteronomy  11:26-16:17

As Moses continues his address to the Israelites before they enter the Promised Land, he speaks of choosing between blessings and curses.  He describes two mountains which the people will encounter when they cross the Jordan River.  Mount Gerizim is said to be the mountain of blessings that the people will receive if they remain faithful to God, while Mount Ebal holds the curses the people will suffer if they fail to obey God’s commandments.  Moses also speaks of the need to maintain a central sanctuary for sacrificial worship. He cautions the people to be wary of false prophets and not to be enticed by other religious practices.  The parasha sets forth the penalty of death for those who attempt to sway others from their faith in God.




Fri., August 17   

Shabbat Service 


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


Sat., August 18              

Minyan Service




Condolences to…
Bart Sussman on the death of his mother Phyllis Sussman
Please send a Tribute Card …
To acknowledge life cycle events, in celebration or in sympathy.  Please visit the Tributes webpage, email or call 973-763-4116.

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

Need a Ride? Contact Alice Forman at (973)736-3467

 if you need or can provide rides to services or temple events. 

Tues., Aug. 21
Finance Comm. Mtg.
7:30 pm, Library

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