Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
To raise the Awareness and Understanding that a focus on the Environment, and our behavior toward the Environment, is a Jewish Issue. We also believe that it is important to incorporate Spirit, Stewardship and Environmental Justice in our Temple Community.
Media Contact: Corin Huff / firstname.lastname@example.org / (201) 796-7788TEMPLE SHAREY TEFILO-ISRAEL RECOGNIZED AS FIRST REFORM SYNAGOGUE IN THE NATION TO ACHIEVE GREENFAITH CERTIFICATIONTemple Completes Two-Year Process to Earn Certification in Environmental Leadership from National Environmental CoalitionSOUTH ORANGE, N.J., April 24, 2012 – Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI) had a special reason to celebrate Earth Day and more this year. TSTI recently became the first reform synagogue in the U.S. to attain certification for environmental leadership from GreenFaith, a nationally recognized interfaith environmental coalition. The temple, located at 432 Scotland Rd. in South Orange, N.J., was named a GreenFaith Sanctuary after completing a comprehensive program of education, action and advocacy.