Messages from the Temple's President

On behalf of the Officers and Members of Temple Tifereth Israel in beautiful Winthrop-by-the-Sea, I want to welcome any one who is seeking a friendly, comfortable, and non-judgmental congregation to join. Come and experience our relaxed, and unintimidating services as well as any other of our religious, spiritual, or social events.

We are anxious to adapt to the needs and desires of our Jewish community. So, please. let the Temple know about anything you would like to see come about at the Temple, including any changes that you would like made.

For anyone interested, we would be more than happy to provide a tour of the Temple as well as explain all aspects of our Temple life. Please conteact the Temple at 617-846-1390 or by e-mail at to arrange for a visit.

Sanctuary Dividers Repaired
Last month we reported that an expensive repair of the 60+ year-old original accordion type dividers in the sanctuary was needed at a cost approaching $10,000. The repair was needed for safety and economic reasons.

As shown above, we are happy to report that the repairs to the Dividers have been successfully completed. To help defray the cost of the repairs, we are still asking members and friends of the Temple to donate whatever is affordable.

All donations are tax-deductible. Send your donations to Temple Tifereth Israel, 93 Veterans Road, Winthrop, MA 02152. Include your return address so a receipt can be sent to you.

We thank you in advance.

Mrs. Sandra (Goldstein) Pellegrino
President, Temple Tifereth Israel

Never Had A Bar or Bas Mitzvah?

      Some of our Temple members and some members of the Jewish communityin and around Winthrop who are not members of the Temple may have never experienced their own Bar or Bas Mitzvah. We are offering the opportunity for these people to become Bar or Bas Mitzvah'd. Your Bar/Bas Mitzvah training will include English and Hebrew and everyone. No matter what your background or ability, you will be able to participate and achieve this wonderful goal.

      Contact the Temple at "617-846-1390" for more information. Remember: Everyone can be a participant, as long as you have the desire. We will accommodate to everyone's abilities, needs and desires.


Temple Gift Shop   TEMPLE GIFT SHOP   T-shirts

     Instead of running around wasting expesive fuel to find a gift for your child, grandchild, or anyone else, you can buy or order the perfect gift from the Temple's Gift Shop, while helping to support the Temple. To purchase an item, call the office at 617-846-1390 to see if they can order what you want.

If Not Now, When is the Right Time to Place a Leaf on the Tree of Life?

     Place a leaf on the Tree of Life in the Main Sancutary to support the Temple while showing your love and affection for dear friends and relatives. Engraved leafs cost only $180 and there is no more appropriate way to honor loved ones and to celebrate those special occasions - anniversaries, births, birthdays, etc.

     You can order your leaf by providing the Temple with your instructions for the name and message to be placed on the leaf and sending in your payment. It will normally take 4 to 5 weeks for your order to be completed.

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