• Temple Shaaray Tefila Due...


     Please call the main office at (914) 666-3133 with any questions.
  • TST's 8th Grade Takes Roc...


  • ToaSTY B'nai Mitzvah Proj...


     
     
    Please register for 3 group projects and list your independent project along with a short blurb about it. Note: If you have already completed your group projects, those are still valid! Just click the "already completed" option.
     
    If you are in 6th grade and an event takes place during class time, we ask that you find another volunteer opportunity.
     
    If you were looking to sign up for an event and are unable, the event has been filled up! Please know that group opportunities will be offered throughout the year.
     
    I look forward to sharing this experience with you as you become a B'nai Mitzvah!



    Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions!
    jkalter@templest.org
    (914) 816-1220
     
    Jackie
    Middle School Youth Advisor 
    Next Generation Engagement Team
  • January 2019 Bnai Mitzvah...


    In an ongoing effort to offer meaningful family and educational experience throughout the B’nai Mitzvah process, this year’s sixth graders, and their families are invited to participate in Shaaray Tefila’s Annual B’nai Mitzvah Shabbaton Retreat on January 25th, 2018 at 5:30PM through January 26th, 2018 at 4:30 PM. The retreat will be held at the Sheraton in Stamford. Throughout Shabbat, families will have a great time bonding while participating in learning, worship and social action opportunities with members of our senior staff, including our Rabbis. 

    While the synagogue subsidizes a generous portion of this retreat, the per family fee is $375.00 and covers one parent and one child. This fee includes the hotel room, parking and all meals, snacks and supplies.  Please note that if you would like to bring an additional family member, there will be a $125.00 fee. You will be given the option to add and pay for each additional family member in the form below.  

    **Note for families with TWINS: Please add second twin on the line marked "Other children/Family Member Attending".  The fee for the twin will be $125. 

  • Christmas Meal Donations


     

    Your donations directly support our Christmas Meals Program.
    We appreciate your contribution!
  • Night of Light



      
    Friday, December 7th  6:30 PM 
    Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford 

    Join us for a brief musical Shabbat service followed by a Hanukkah Festival for ages including: 

     - Latkes
     - Chocolate Tasting 
     - Hot Cocoa Bar
     - Adult Beverages
     - Dreidel Spin Off
     - Edible Menorah Making
     - Fire Pit & S'mores
     - Light Sculptures
     - Observe the night sky through a powerful telescope

    The festival is mostly indoors, but we do have a couple of outdoor surprises for you to enjoy..so please dress casually, wear outdoor apprpriate shoes for walking the grounds and bring a warm coat! 

    Admission is free and this event is open to the community!

    In lieu of admission, please consider bringing an unwrapped toy which we will be collecting for local children in need.  






  • Dominican Republic 2018 P...




    1st payment due November 30th, 2018 and final payment due December 30th, 2018

    You may pay by credit card or electronic check. 


    Please consider clicking the option to pay the 3% credit card fee.
  • Connect with TST


     
  • ECC Consent Form


     
  • ECC Emergency Information


     
  • ECC Student/Family Inform...


     
  • September 2018 Continuing...


    We are looking forward to continuing to work with your child in prepration for their special day. 

    WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO STAY IN YOUR CURRENT TRAINING DAY & TIME, if possible.  If you do not need to change your current day/time for the Fall you will be given the option to check a box below indicating this.

    IF YOU NEED TO CHANGE YOUR DAY AND/OR TIME, PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING IN MIND: We will do our absolute best to accommodate one of your top three choices which we will ask you to indicate below. We will also do our best to keep you with your current faculty tutor. 

    Please understand that we cannot process your request form unless you provide us with THREE possible times as indicated in the guidelines above - should you need to change your time.

    Please fill out and submit this form no later than Monday, June 4th.  B'nai Mitzvah Training resumes the week of September 24th, 2018. (this later than usual start date is due to where the High Holy Days fall this year).  

    If you have any questions, Please contact Alli West, Associate B'nai Mitzvah Director: awest@templest.org.
  • December 2018 Bnai Mitzva...


    During your child’s assigned hour, s/he will work both in a group and one-on-one with a B'nai Mitzvah Faculty Member to learn their Haftarah and Torah portions. As well, they will work with student tutors to review the prayer service.  B'nai Mitzvah Training takes place in the Social Hall/Jewish Heritage Center and training begins the week of December 4th.

    B'nai Mitzvah Training takes place primarily on Tuesdays (3:00-6:00pm) & Wednesdays (3:00-6:00pm).  You will be asked to choose 3 possible times below. You will be assigned a one hour time slot on one of these days, based on your requests

    Please submit this form NO LATER THAN Friday, October 19th.  Requests are assigned in the order which we receive them, so please submit your form ASAP. Given the large size of our program, we cannot guarantee anyone's first choice, so please select THREE possible times your child could attend tutoring, as indicated above.

    Please understand that we cannot process your request form unless you provide us with THREE possible times as indicated in the guidelines above.

    **PLEASE NOTE THAT B'NAI MITZVAH TRAINING CANNOT TAKE THE PLACE OF ANY RELIGIOUS SCHOOL CLASS THAT YOUR CHILD WILL BE ENROLLED IN.  PLEASE DO NOT CHOOSE A TIME SLOT THAT CONFLICTS WITH RELIGOUS SCHOOL CLASSES. 

    If you have any questions, Please contact Alli West at awest@templest.org.

    Thank you and we look forward to working with you and your child!
  • Bnai Mitzvah Date Prefere...


    Thank you for taking the time to carefully read through, fill out and submit this form!

    We would like to schedule the Bar/Bat Mitzvah service on or after your child’s birth date. Please help us know what is best for your family’s schedule by indicating your TOP THREE preferences on the form below. There is a space for you at the bottom to include any special needs or considerations. All attempts will be made to accommodate every congregant’s needs, but please remember this is a large group and some flexibility will be required. This is why we require you to select 3 choices in order of preference. 

    Please note that the maximum seating capacity of the sanctuary is 350 people, or 175 per family. By indicating your best estimate of the number of guests you expect on the form, you will put us in a better position to minimize overcrowding.

    Bar/Bat Mitzvah services are held on Friday evenings at 5:45 PM, Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM or on Saturday evenings at 5:00 PM. The services are similar and will likely be shared, except for the Friday evening service. The Saturday evening service incorporates a short Havdalah ceremony to mark the end of Shabbat.

    Please return the form by April 15th, 2018. 

    Please note that we will have an important family program at 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 for parents and children called: “B’nai Mitzvah: The Journey Begins.” At that time, we will be distributing your child’s date in person. It will also be an excellent opportunity to meet with clergy and other key players in the whole Bar/Bat Mitzvah process.  

    Please mark your calendars - TUESDAY, MAY 29th @ 7pm - for this important meeting!

    ***Please note: In order to receive a B'nai Mitzvah Date you must be in good financial standing. If you have questions about your financial standing at the temple please contact Mona Halter at mhalter@templest.org or 914-666-3133 Ext. 475

    Question? Please contact Vivian Cohn: gavimagico@aol.com
  • Hanukkah Party 2018




    Wednesday, November 28th @ 7:30pm.
  • B’nai Mitzvah Support Gr...


     

    January 24th at 7:30pm
  • Basketball at The Harvey ...


     
  • Pizza & Pasta Tot Shabbat


     
  • December Discussions


     
    Introducing a new discussion series.....
    Let's Talk About It!

    First session is: 
    DECEMBER DISCUSSIONS

    Thursday, November 29th 
    7:30pm - 9:00pm 
    Temple Shaaray Tefila
    Bedford, NY

    PLEASE RSVP BELOW

  • Jewish Music to Soothe th...


     
  • Pizza -Monday Night Live...


     
  • High Holy Days Appeal - 5...


     
  • Kindergarten Connection P...



    You should receive a confirmation email shortly after completion. 

  • 2018-2019 RELIGIOUS SCH...


    After August 1, a minimum of 50% payment isrequired when filling out this form. 
     

    You should receive a confirmation email shortly after completion. 

  • The Family Walkway



    Shaaray Tefila is building a foundation for the future with The Family Walkway. You can be a permanent part of our future by participating in our brick path project. We are planning brick paths in two locations:
     
    * In front of the sanctuary for bricks commemorating Jewish life cycle events such as b'nai mitzvah and weddings, and honoring or remembering friends and loved ones.
    * Adjacent to the Holocaust Memorial in remembrance of those who perished in the Holocaust and those who survived that we honor.
     
    We hope everyone will want to create a lasting connection to our Temple community by contributing to the brick path project. 

    Small Bricks: $180
    Large Bricks: $270
     
  • Tzedakah


    Temple Shaaray Tefila supports a number of charitable endeavors. It is a distinctive way to bring immediate relief to those in need, celebrate a life cycle event, honor or celebrate the life of a loved one, or simply acknowledge and express appreciation to the Temple and its congregants.
  • Membership Application 20...


    Temple Shaaray Tefila welcomes you to our community. Please call (914) 666-3133 if you have any questions or need assistance with this form.

Temple Shaaray Tefila Dues and Fees Payments  Please call the main office at (914) 666-3133 with any questions.
TST's 8th Grade Takes Rockin' Jump
ToaSTY B'nai Mitzvah Projects 2018-2019
 
 
Please register for 3 group projects and list your independent project along with a short blurb about it. Note: If you have already completed your group projects, those are still valid! Just click the "already completed" option.
 
If you are in 6th grade and an event takes place during class time, we ask that you find another volunteer opportunity.
 
If you were looking to sign up for an event and are unable, the event has been filled up! Please know that group opportunities will be offered throughout the year.
 
I look forward to sharing this experience with you as you become a B'nai Mitzvah!



Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions!
jkalter@templest.org
(914) 816-1220
 
Jackie
Middle School Youth Advisor 
Next Generation Engagement Team
January 2019 Bnai Mitzvah Retreat Registration In an ongoing effort to offer meaningful family and educational experience throughout the B’nai Mitzvah process, this year’s sixth graders, and their families are invited to participate in Shaaray Tefila’s Annual B’nai Mitzvah Shabbaton Retreat on January 25th, 2018 at 5:30PM through January 26th, 2018 at 4:30 PM. The retreat will be held at the Sheraton in Stamford. Throughout Shabbat, families will have a great time bonding while participating in learning, worship and social action opportunities with members of our senior staff, including our Rabbis. 

While the synagogue subsidizes a generous portion of this retreat, the per family fee is $375.00 and covers one parent and one child. This fee includes the hotel room, parking and all meals, snacks and supplies.  Please note that if you would like to bring an additional family member, there will be a $125.00 fee. You will be given the option to add and pay for each additional family member in the form below.  

**Note for families with TWINS: Please add second twin on the line marked "Other children/Family Member Attending".  The fee for the twin will be $125. 

Christmas Meal Donations
 

Your donations directly support our Christmas Meals Program.
We appreciate your contribution!
Night of Light
  
Friday, December 7th  6:30 PM 
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford 

Join us for a brief musical Shabbat service followed by a Hanukkah Festival for ages including: 

 - Latkes
 - Chocolate Tasting 
 - Hot Cocoa Bar
 - Adult Beverages
 - Dreidel Spin Off
 - Edible Menorah Making
 - Fire Pit & S'mores
 - Light Sculptures
 - Observe the night sky through a powerful telescope

The festival is mostly indoors, but we do have a couple of outdoor surprises for you to enjoy..so please dress casually, wear outdoor apprpriate shoes for walking the grounds and bring a warm coat! 

Admission is free and this event is open to the community!

In lieu of admission, please consider bringing an unwrapped toy which we will be collecting for local children in need.  






Dominican Republic 2018 Payments

1st payment due November 30th, 2018 and final payment due December 30th, 2018

You may pay by credit card or electronic check. 


Please consider clicking the option to pay the 3% credit card fee.
Connect with TST  
ECC Consent Form  
ECC Emergency Information  
ECC Student/Family Information Form  
September 2018 Continuing Student Request Form We are looking forward to continuing to work with your child in prepration for their special day. 

WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO STAY IN YOUR CURRENT TRAINING DAY & TIME, if possible.  If you do not need to change your current day/time for the Fall you will be given the option to check a box below indicating this.

IF YOU NEED TO CHANGE YOUR DAY AND/OR TIME, PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING IN MIND: We will do our absolute best to accommodate one of your top three choices which we will ask you to indicate below. We will also do our best to keep you with your current faculty tutor. 

Please understand that we cannot process your request form unless you provide us with THREE possible times as indicated in the guidelines above - should you need to change your time.

Please fill out and submit this form no later than Monday, June 4th.  B'nai Mitzvah Training resumes the week of September 24th, 2018. (this later than usual start date is due to where the High Holy Days fall this year).  

If you have any questions, Please contact Alli West, Associate B'nai Mitzvah Director: awest@templest.org.
December 2018 Bnai Mitzvah Training Request Form During your child’s assigned hour, s/he will work both in a group and one-on-one with a B'nai Mitzvah Faculty Member to learn their Haftarah and Torah portions. As well, they will work with student tutors to review the prayer service.  B'nai Mitzvah Training takes place in the Social Hall/Jewish Heritage Center and training begins the week of December 4th.

B'nai Mitzvah Training takes place primarily on Tuesdays (3:00-6:00pm) & Wednesdays (3:00-6:00pm).  You will be asked to choose 3 possible times below. You will be assigned a one hour time slot on one of these days, based on your requests

Please submit this form NO LATER THAN Friday, October 19th.  Requests are assigned in the order which we receive them, so please submit your form ASAP. Given the large size of our program, we cannot guarantee anyone's first choice, so please select THREE possible times your child could attend tutoring, as indicated above.

Please understand that we cannot process your request form unless you provide us with THREE possible times as indicated in the guidelines above.

**PLEASE NOTE THAT B'NAI MITZVAH TRAINING CANNOT TAKE THE PLACE OF ANY RELIGIOUS SCHOOL CLASS THAT YOUR CHILD WILL BE ENROLLED IN.  PLEASE DO NOT CHOOSE A TIME SLOT THAT CONFLICTS WITH RELIGOUS SCHOOL CLASSES. 

If you have any questions, Please contact Alli West at awest@templest.org.

Thank you and we look forward to working with you and your child!
Bnai Mitzvah Date Preference Form 2021 Dates Thank you for taking the time to carefully read through, fill out and submit this form!

We would like to schedule the Bar/Bat Mitzvah service on or after your child’s birth date. Please help us know what is best for your family’s schedule by indicating your TOP THREE preferences on the form below. There is a space for you at the bottom to include any special needs or considerations. All attempts will be made to accommodate every congregant’s needs, but please remember this is a large group and some flexibility will be required. This is why we require you to select 3 choices in order of preference. 

Please note that the maximum seating capacity of the sanctuary is 350 people, or 175 per family. By indicating your best estimate of the number of guests you expect on the form, you will put us in a better position to minimize overcrowding.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah services are held on Friday evenings at 5:45 PM, Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM or on Saturday evenings at 5:00 PM. The services are similar and will likely be shared, except for the Friday evening service. The Saturday evening service incorporates a short Havdalah ceremony to mark the end of Shabbat.

Please return the form by April 15th, 2018. 

Please note that we will have an important family program at 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 for parents and children called: “B’nai Mitzvah: The Journey Begins.” At that time, we will be distributing your child’s date in person. It will also be an excellent opportunity to meet with clergy and other key players in the whole Bar/Bat Mitzvah process.  

Please mark your calendars - TUESDAY, MAY 29th @ 7pm - for this important meeting!

***Please note: In order to receive a B'nai Mitzvah Date you must be in good financial standing. If you have questions about your financial standing at the temple please contact Mona Halter at mhalter@templest.org or 914-666-3133 Ext. 475

Question? Please contact Vivian Cohn: gavimagico@aol.com
Hanukkah Party 2018

Wednesday, November 28th @ 7:30pm.
B’nai Mitzvah Support Group  

January 24th at 7:30pm
Basketball at The Harvey School  
Pizza & Pasta Tot Shabbat  
December Discussions  
Introducing a new discussion series.....
Let's Talk About It!

First session is: 
DECEMBER DISCUSSIONS

Thursday, November 29th 
7:30pm - 9:00pm 
Temple Shaaray Tefila
Bedford, NY

PLEASE RSVP BELOW

Jewish Music to Soothe the Soul CD  
Pizza -Monday Night Live!  
High Holy Days Appeal - 5779  
Kindergarten Connection Program


You should receive a confirmation email shortly after completion. 

2018-2019 RELIGIOUS SCHOOL REGISTRATION

After August 1, a minimum of 50% payment isrequired when filling out this form. 
 

You should receive a confirmation email shortly after completion. 

The Family Walkway

Shaaray Tefila is building a foundation for the future with The Family Walkway. You can be a permanent part of our future by participating in our brick path project. We are planning brick paths in two locations:
 
* In front of the sanctuary for bricks commemorating Jewish life cycle events such as b'nai mitzvah and weddings, and honoring or remembering friends and loved ones.
* Adjacent to the Holocaust Memorial in remembrance of those who perished in the Holocaust and those who survived that we honor.
 
We hope everyone will want to create a lasting connection to our Temple community by contributing to the brick path project. 

Small Bricks: $180
Large Bricks: $270
 
Tzedakah Temple Shaaray Tefila supports a number of charitable endeavors. It is a distinctive way to bring immediate relief to those in need, celebrate a life cycle event, honor or celebrate the life of a loved one, or simply acknowledge and express appreciation to the Temple and its congregants.
Membership Application 2018 - 2019 Temple Shaaray Tefila welcomes you to our community. Please call (914) 666-3133 if you have any questions or need assistance with this form.