Community News

September 22, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, September 23, 2022

Dear Friends, May I ask you Four Questions for the High Holy Days?  1. Do you own a Shofar? If yes, please bring it with you […]
September 16, 2022

Voices of the Holocaust

“Voices” of the Holocaust World Premiere of Composer Michael Shapiro’s musical work on Kristallnacht, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 7:30 pm At Temple Shaaray Tefila of Northern […]
September 15, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, September 16, 2022

Dear Friends, Have you decided yet what you are wearing for the High Holy Days? It might sound superficial, but for Jews, clothing on the High […]
September 8, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, September 9, 2022

Dear Friends,I want you to meet Ashira Boxman. Ashira is a Third Year Rabbinical Student at Hebrew Union College and will be our intern this year. […]
September 1, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, September 2, 2022

Dear Friends, Till now, my happiest day at the Temple was this past Shabbat! Our congregation was packed with families and individuals of every age! Our […]
August 29, 2022

Sisterhood Fall Programs

MAKING STRIDES FOR BREAST CANCER Sunday, October 16th at 9am This is Team TST Sisterhood’s 10th annual walk!Please join our team at Manhattanville College to walk and […]
August 25, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, August 26, 2022

Dear Friends, When a parent buries a child, our hearts break. It’s not supposed to be this way. We expect one day, after a long life, we […]
August 18, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, August 19, 2022

Dear Friends, “Not by bread alone do human beings live,” declares this week’s Torah Portion.   Some of the world’s greatest minds have been nourished by this […]
August 18, 2022

Cantor Ines Joins Temple Shaaray Tefila

Spiritual connection and healing through music – a Cantor’s call to Temple Shaaray Tefila Cantor Ines Kaptustiansky knew from age 13 that she was called to […]
August 11, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, August 12, 2022

Dear Friends, One of the happiest moments for me as a Rabbi is to stand with a couple under the Chuppah. One of the harder times […]
August 4, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, August 5, 2022

Dear Friends, Watching my mother descend deeply into dementia these past few months has been very difficult.  We moved our family from Jerusalem to America in-part […]
July 21, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, July 22, 2022

Dear Friends, It has been such a joy to spend the past two weeks at the Union for Reform Judaism Camp Eisner in Great Barrington, Massachusetts […]
July 7, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, July 8, 2022

Dear Friends, Tonight, is a historical moment for our community. Cantor Ines Kapustiansky will lead her first Shabbat service in our stunning sanctuary. This is a chance for […]
June 30, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, July 1, 2022

Dear Friends, With great excitement our Cantor arrives today in America!  For two years we conducted an extensive search for the most talented cantor who would be […]
June 30, 2022

Social Action Reflections for June 2022

June 23, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, June 24, 2022

Dear Friends, “Hakarat haTov” is the Jewish practice of “Recognizing the good.” “It is easy to see all the problems around us. There are so many it […]
June 16, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, June 17, 2022

Dear Friends, This week’s Torah portion describes the seven lights of the menorah. I want to share seven points of light emanating from our Temple. 1. […]
June 16, 2022

Spring Gala 2022 a huge success!

Temple Shaaray Tefila Spring Gala celebration was stunning and enjoyed by all! Saturday, June 11th, Temple Shaary Tefila hosted their first large scale, in person event […]
June 9, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, June 10, 2022

Dear Friends, Please accept this as your personal invitation to join this year’s biggest Jewish event in Northern Westchester, our temple’s Gala. Tomorrow, Saturday night, we […]
June 2, 2022

Rabbi David Wilfond’s Message – Friday, June 3, 2022

Dear Friends, Pride and Shavuot celebrate LOVE Yesterday the largest Gay PRIDE parade in the history of Jerusalem was celebrated under Rainbow flags and banners with “Love your […]