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Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
432 Scotland Road
South Orange, NJ 07079

South Orange Reform Synagogue Will Celebrate New Year of the Trees With Songs and Activities

Event Date: January 11, 2014

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SOUTH ORANGE, N.J., Dec. 30, 2013 – Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI) in South Orange invites area children and their families to a free Tu B’Shevat program on Saturday, January 11, 2013 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tu B’Shevat marks the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat and is celebrated as the “New Year of the Trees,” the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in Israel emerge from winter dormancy. Education Directors Carol Paster and Mindy Schreff, who run the Reform synagogue’s community preschool and religious school, will lead children ages 2 to 10 in songs, an interactive story and craft activities. Holiday treats also will be served, and anyone interested in attending is encouraged to bring friends and relatives. Advance reservations are required; RSVP to cpaster@tstinj.org no later than January 8th.

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel is a vibrant Reform congregation located at 432 Scotland Rd. in South Orange, N.J. The temple offers Jewish preschool, religious school, teen programs, lifelong learning for adults and a full complement of religious services and cultural programs each month. TSTI serves member families from Maplewood, the Oranges, Livingston, Millburn, Short Hills and surrounding areas. For more information, visit www.tsti.org/.


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