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Evan Sheinhait, Rabbi


Rabbi Evan Sheinhait is honored to be the rabbi at Temple Tiferet Shalom, effective January 1, 2023.

Rabbi Evan, as he likes to be called, earned his master's degree in Hebrew Literature from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 2018 and received his Rabbinic ordination in 2019. He is also a proud graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with a Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies.


Rabbi Evan is a passionate community builder who celebrates vibrant and meaningful Jewish identity, exploring what Jewish life can and must look like in the 21st century. Throughout his rabbinate, Rabbi Evan has worked with synagogues and Hillels across the East Coast and excited to usher TTS into its next chapter.


Rabbi Evan was raised in Framingham and has strong connections to the city of Peabody, with many family members in our community. On the side, Rabbi Evan loves to read mystery novels and children’s books with his son Reuven, travel to new places with his dog Lilith, and cook dishes from around the world with his wife Micaela.


Looking to meet with Rabbi Evan? Reach out to the temple or find a time here

Make sure to check out Rabbi Evan on Instagram @rabbiejs

Bryna Tabasky, Music Director


Bryna Toder Tabasky was the Organist and Music Director at Temple Tifereth Israel for many years. She trains and directs the choir and acts as Cantorial Soloist for many services. She is a graduate of The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with degrees in Piano and Music Education. She studied organ and liturgy with Evelyn Barofsky Roskin and has accompanied and learned from many cantors throughout the area. She is a singer, composer and arranger and has written many of the settings used in this congregation.

Bryna, known as "Bunny" to her friends and family, is married to Sam Tabasky. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren.

New members of the choir are always welcome. If you have done some choral singing, and would like to try singing in our choir, call the Temple office and leave a message. Bryna will be very happy to talk to you.

Beth Simons, Office Manager


Beth Simons has been a member of Temple Beth Shalom, now Temple Tiferet Shalom for over 38 years. She has been taking care of all of the temple needs for the past 20 years, running the office with extreme efficiency. She is focused on ensuring all congregants needs are taken care of from ritual / life cycle events, to school needs and making sure each congregant has a fulfilling spiritual experience as a member of our congregation.


Please reach out to Beth with any questions you may have about Temple Tiferet Shalom. 

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