Wall Street Journal Editor, Maplewood Resident Blumenstein at Sharey Tefilo Sept 23

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The following is from Temple Sharey Tefilo-Isreal (TSTI):

Award-Winning Journalist Rebecca Blumenstein will Discuss the Current State of the News Industry 

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI) in South Orange will host Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal, at a service and dinner on Friday, September 23, 2016. There will be a 6:00 p.m. Shabbat worship service, during which Blumenstein, one of the highest-ranking women to lead the newspaper, will give some remarks about “Navigating the News Business in the 21stCentury”; her presentation will continue at a Shabbat dinner following the service. The service and dinner/program are open to the public; pre-registration and a fee are required for the dinner.

Wall Street Journal Deputy Editor Rebecca Blumenstein

Wall Street Journal Deputy Editor Rebecca Blumenstein

Blumenstein’s journalism awards include a New York Newswomen’s Award for best deadline writing for her coverage of the aftermath of the Long Island Railroad shootings, and she was on the team that won the Gerald Loeb Award for deadline writing for coverage of WorldCom; she also oversaw the China team that won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 2007. She co-founded and moderated the Wall Street Journal’s Women in the Economy Task Force, a select group of business executives and experts who convened a data-driven examination of the competitiveness of women in the workforce. She was named to the Aspen Institute’s Henry Crown Fellowship for 2009.

Online registration for this Shabbat Scholar and Supper program can be found here. A form is also available from the temple office by calling (973) 763-4116 or by emailing Tracy Horwitz at thorwitz@tstinj.org. The cost for the dinner is $25 per TSTI member, $36 per non-member; checks are payable to TSTI and must be received by September 9.

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI), located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, is a vibrant, inclusive Reform congregation that welcomes Jews by birth or by choice, interfaith, traditional and non-traditional families, and children of all abilities. It offers lifelong learning and creative, enriching programs for all members, from preschoolers and teens to older adults. Its full complement of religious services, early childhood and religious school education, cultural programs and activities foster connection, engagement, and community outreach. TSTI’s members live in Maplewood, South Orange, West Orange, Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston, and surrounding areas. For more information, please visit www.tsti.org.

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