Shaarei Torah Orthodox Congregation of Syracuse

An Orthodox Union Shul

Evan Shore, Rabbi


4313 East Genesee Street, Dewitt, NY 13214

Telephone: 315-446-6194

Web site:

Congregation Officers:

Rabbi Shore:

Elizabeth Steciak, President:

Nancy Havernick, Vice President, Chairman of the Board:

Carl Rosenzweig, Treasurer:

Richard Wilkins, Secretary

Board Members: Joan Poltenson, Joel Shapiro, Robert Shprintzen, Jack Lyon, Karen Vaknine

  1. *STOCS tips for Parshot Mattos-Massei

  2. *Summer Schedule through August

  3. *Tisha B’Av Schedule

  4. *Two new videos from Rabbi Shore, including a special moving message about Tisha B’Av and “Saying Kaddish for Non-Jews.” Also, past videos including  “Korach and Common Sense,”  “Why No Tachanun in the Days After Shavuot?” Also, see archived videos, Shavuot 5777....Unity. Also, see archived videos including “The Four Questions Are Not Really Questions.” Also, see previous videos such as  “Haman and Adam...What Do They Have in Common?”, “Shuckling.” Awww shucks, why should you miss it? “Living a Lie,”Anger, Frogs, and Star Wars,” “Where are your children?”, “Chanukah: A New Meaning”, “Jacob and Alternate Side Parking,”  “Erev Election Day,”  “Stand Up and Cheer for Rosh Hashanah,” “The Farmer, The Harvest, and The Rabbi” and many more past videos through our Vimeo links on the video page.

  5. *See an editorial comment regarding Yom Yerushalayim on the Editorial Comment page.

  6. *Kashrut alert

  7. *Congratulations Rav Shore, recipient of the Esther and Joseph Roth Award for community leadership from the Federation.

  8. *See the special page, Israel in Our Hearts and Minds

  9. *KOSHER CATERING FROM THE OAKS...see the Kosher Catering Page for details and access to the menus.

  10. *See pictures from the Cholent contest.

  11. *New: Tzedekah collection policy

  12. *Eruv status - check here for the eruv status. A red circle means the eruv is not active, a green circle means it is active. This will always be displayed on this web site; you may also get information by calling the shul. The Eruv page shows the boundaries of the eruv and will link you to a detailed map.

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