Congregation Shaare Emeth

Above, Rabbi Jim Bennett (left) of Congregation Shaare Emeth is shown with Union for Reform Judaism President Rick Jacobs, who spoke at the  150th anniversary re-consecration Shabbat.

Congregation Shaare Emeth celebrated its 150th anniversary with a special re-consecration Shabbat on Friday, Nov. 3. The evening marked the end of a year-long renovation project that made the temple more accessible, beautiful and functional. The 150th celebration committee is chaired by Shaare Emeth member Sue Matlof.  Above, from right, Shaare Emeth President Renee Silverstein, Marci Bluestone, and past president Joe Pereles were among the Torah carriers.