The Herbert Tarr North Shore Institute for Adult Jewish Education

Jewish Studies & Lectures
2018/5779 Fall Program

Temple Beth Sholom, Roslyn NY


Donations in memory or in honor of your loved one can made to The Herbert Tarr North Shore Institute for Adult Jewish Education and mailed to:

26 Louis Drive
Melville,  NY 11747

Fall Program

New format and fall program for Herbert Tarr Institute for Jewish Adult Education

Sponsorship for Jewish minded educational programs along with member organizations. Judaic classes will no longer be offered.

Fall 2018/5779
Mitch Albom at Temple Beth Sholom, Roslyn NY

Thursday, November 8, 2018

About Herbert Tarr


Twenty-four years ago, the North Shore Institute for Adult Jewish Education was renamed to memorialize Rabbi Herbert Tarr, the bestselling author and humorist whose warmth, wit and wisdom were exemplified in his critically acclaimed novels (Conversion of Chaplain Cohen, Heaven Help Us!, So Help Me God, A Woman of Spirit, etc.) reached both Jew and non-Jew, enhancing their appreciation and understanding of Judaism.

Rabbi Tarr was the quintessential Jew and truly believed that all Jews should respect and be responsible for one another - be they Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist or Reform. The Institute, now comprising 18 synagogues and the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center, abides by this philosophy. We are honored to fulfill Rabbi Herbert Tarr's legacy.

In Loving Memory of Florence Meyer


The establishment of the Herbert Tarr North Shore Institute for Jewish Education, in memory of her brother, Rabbi Tarr, might be considered Florence's greatest accomplishment by members of the Jewish community. Florence, however, considered her family of four children, their spouses and ten grandchildren her greatest achievement - devoting much time and love in bequeathing her family a wealth of Jewish tradition, education and love of Judaism.