From Our Congregants

Ki Tisa The Golden Calf –Sasha Tulgan

Posted on March 22, 2024

Ki Tisa The Golden Calf Sasha Tulgan Ki Tisa is a commentary about idol worship, faith and trust, community organizing, leadership, fracture, and repair. I want to focus in particular on fracture and repair, and the importance of strong leadership at a time of brokenness. A basic overview of Ki Tisa is as follows. Moses Continue Reading »

Letter from the President – October and November Update

Posted on November 21, 2022

Here’s an update from our October and November Board meetings.   Last month, we had a special Kallah at the temple for the board.  After some dinner and socializing, we spent most of the evening reviewing and discussing results from the two surveys that were conducted for the temple over the last six months.  The URJ survey, in which Continue Reading »

Sukkot-Simchat Torah Spectacular

Posted on October 24, 2022

President Jackie Loren’s High Holy Days Address

Posted on September 28, 2022

Good Morning, This is my first High Holy Days speech as your Temple President, so I have decided to start with all the good news so you will be so excited you won’t notice my knees shaking.    It is my honor to welcome you here, back to our sanctuary (our gathering as a community Continue Reading »

Earth Etude for Elul: We Must Finish the Work

Posted on August 31, 2022

By Harvey Michaels Originally posted as part of a blog series for the Jewish Climate Action Network, MA during the month of Elul There is a tradition that in the month preceding the Jewish New Year in September, we begin our contemplation about our failures, and returning to our true selves – our Teshuvah. We Continue Reading »

Eikev: August Board of Trustees Drash

Posted on August 18, 2022

By Ginny MacDowell, Development Trustee In the Parshah of Eikev (“Because”), Moses continues his closing address to the children of Israel, promising them that if they will fulfill the commandments or mitzvot of the Torah, they will prosper in the Land they are about to conquer and settle in keeping with G-d’s promise to their Continue Reading »

Letter from the President – July Update

Posted on July 22, 2022

A letter from Board of Trustees President Jackie Loren Hello friends: I’ve talked to many congregants since becoming President and they have asked me to share more information about what’s happening around the Temple. I’m hoping to make a habit of sharing updates after each Board meeting, starting with the July 18th board meeting. Here’s Continue Reading »

Celebrating Our Adult B. Mitzvahs

Posted on June 8, 2022

Congratulations to our 15 Adult B. Mitzvahs who were called up to the Torah for the first time today in the culmination of 18 months of learning. Your TST family is so proud of your accomplishment! Seth Battis שת בן דוד ופלורנס Carole Osterer Bellman חיה מינדעל בת משה גרשון ובאשא רייזעל Joan Blair חנה Continue Reading »

President Jackie Loren’s Annual Meeting Address

Posted on June 8, 2022

  I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and give you my hopes for the next two years. Probably the first thing that you should know is that I am a Jew by Choice.  I have been told that I am the first Jew by Choice that has had the honor to be Continue Reading »

Happy Pride from TST!

Posted on June 6, 2022