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

Women-Only Event Featuring Guided Israeli Wine Tasting, Middle Eastern Fare, and Handcrafted Wares is Open to the Public

Event Date: October 10, 2013

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SOUTH ORANGE, N.J., September 25, 2013 – On Thursday, October 10, Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI) in South Orange will be transformed into a Middle Eastern marketplace when its Women’s Connection hosts “Night in the Shuk” at 7 p.m. The evening will feature a guided wine tasting of Israeli vintages with professional wine educator, Sharon Sevrens of Amanti Vino in Montclair. Additionally, attendees will enjoy a sampling of regional food, music and shopping for Israeli handicrafts including jewelry and housewares. The lively event, to be held in the historic mansion section of the Reform synagogue, is the kickoff for a year-long program of events presented by TSTI’s Women’s Connection. The group encourages women of all generations to connect through social, educational, cultural and intellectual activities within a Jewish context.
“Night in the Shuk” is open to the public; the cost is $20 for non-members and guests. Anyone interested in attending is asked to RSVP to Melissa Robinson at mrobinson2000@verizon.net. Credit card payment may be made via the portal on the TSTI website.

The Women’s Connection holds events year ‘round for its members and guests. On November 12 the group will sponsor a walking tour of New York City’s East Village and on November 22 it will host a special Shabbat service and oneg Shabbat. Membership is open to all female members of TSTI for a fee of $36 per year, which includes admission or special member pricing for programs. Non-members are welcome to attend many activities at non-member rates. For more information about the Women’s Connection or Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, visit www.tsti.org.


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PHOTO CAPTION: Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel’s Women’s Connection will host “Night in the Shuk” on October 10 at 7:00 p.m. The women-only event is open to the public ($20 per person, RSVP required) and will feature a guided tasting of Israeli wines plus regional food, music, and handicrafts. Event co-chairs Melissa Robinson (left) and Lisa Tilton Levine (right) of Millburn select vintages for the event with wine consultant Sharon Sevrens, proprietor of Amanti Vino in Montclair.