"Adventure Rabbi" Jamie Korngold Joins Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in Exploring Connections Between Nature and Jewish Practice

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  • Bergen-Passaic, NJ (1888PressRelease) June 11, 2014 - Community members and congregants joined Rabbi Daniel Cohen (back row, far right) and Rabbi Ellie Miller (center right) from Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel for a vigorous nature hike on South Mountain Reservation led by "The Adventure Rabbi" Jamie Korngold (center left, in red). The afternoon was part of Korngold's scholar-in-residence weekend at the Reform synagogue with the theme "Let the Wilderness Awaken Your Judaism."

    Known for her expertise in connecting Judaism with nature, Korngold punctuated the hike with short lessons to show participants how nature can be a spiritual springboard to enhancing one's Jewish experience. The outing ended with a short worship service in the woods.

    Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI), located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, N.J. offers a full complement of religious services and cultural programs each month, plus Jewish preschool, Hebrew school, teen programs, social groups and lifelong learning programs. TSTI serves member families primarily from Maplewood, the Oranges, Livingston, Millburn, Short Hills and surrounding areas. For more information, visit www.tsti.org.

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