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Welcome Statement

A Center for Jewish Life

Where everyone is welcome ...
and every voice is heard. 

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Join Adam Levine As He Sings the National Anthem at Citi Field!

A group from CTI will be joining Adam Levine and his family to hear him sing the National Anthem, Wednesday, June 27, at Citi Field as the Mets take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The game begins at 7:10 pm. Adam will be singing at about 6:45 pm.
Watch Adam's amazin' story on YouTube (above video) as he sings the anthem in 2016 (for his SEVENTH consecutive time)!
Tickets are $27 and must be purchased in advance.
Please contact the CTI office by Monday, June 25 if you would like to attend. 516-676-5080.
Go Adam! Let's Go Mets!



Kudos To...

Applause, Applause for our own Cathi Turow, award-winning, local author, who has published a new book: Over the Hill on the Yellow Brick Road – Growing Older with Silliness, High Spirits and a lot of Heart.

Shabbat Shalom

Everyone had fun at CTI’s April Tot Shabbat! Twenty toddlers and their parents baked challah and enjoyed other Shabbat-related activities. Tot Shabbat is held monthly at 4:30 pm on Fridays. Join us for our next Tot Shabbat on June 15!

Early Friday Night Shabbat Services at 7:00 pm
All other Friday night Shabbat Services will be at 8:00 pm


Learning & Growing

Congratulations to Limud 2018 Graduates! We’re so proud of you!

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At Congregation Tifereth Israel we enjoy pluralistic learning, benefiting from the teachings of various denominations and backgrounds.


Rabbi's Blog

How does the weekly Torah portion inspire us to examine our personal relationships, our daily behavior, our values and spirituality? 

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Here's What We're Hearing!

Dear Rabbi & Cantor, 

Thank you so much for making Emily's Bat Mitzvah unforgettable for our entire family. The explanations and interaction with the children were wonderful, and your heartfelt spirituality was shared by everyone in the room. 

Tammy & Kevin