• Engage!

     

    A wonderful spirit is alive at The Community Synagogue. Here you will find warmth and joy, community and purpose. The Community Synagogue is Port Washington’s largest Reform congregation—a place of openness to all, where each person can engage, and where comfort and caring matter.

  • Connect!

     

    The Community Synagogue is a place where people connect with the spirit and values of Judaism. We connect with each other to create a warm and caring family where every member is important.

  • Educate!

     

    The Community Synagogue is a place of lifelong learning. By learning together and teaching our children, we connect to each other, to Judaism and to the best in ourselves. 

  • Come celebrate with the Community Synagogue.

  • Grow!

     

    The Community Synagogue is a place to grow.  With our hearts, our minds, our souls and our might, we grow individually and as a congregation, creating a kehillah k'doshah—a sacred community—of which we are all a part.  

  • EDUCATION / TORAH – Providing meaningful Jewish learning experiences to nurture an environment of lifelong learning, as we breakground on the "Pardes," outdoor classroom.

  • Israel

    Supporting the State of Israel as a pluralistic, culturally diverse, democratic Jewish state; and supporting Jews and the Reform movement around the world.

     

  • Youth

    Instilling a solid foundation of Jewish connection in our young people, and empowering them to be a positve force in the world.

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High Holy Days 2016

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - Monday, October 2;  
Yom Kippur Morning Services -  Wednesday, October 12
Read the High Holy Day Supplement for the complete schedule of services.

High Holy Day Tickets & Information

NON member High Holy Day Ticket form 

Bring a Guest / Relative to our High Holy Day services 

Community Break-the-Fast sign up today!

High Holy Day information page and Holiday Guide

Kol Nidrei donation online. Printable form.  Thank You!


Rosh Hashanah Congregational Greeting Card Join the tradition and extend greetings to your fellow congregants!

Rosh Hashanah recipes, history, customs and more from the URJ.

Yom Kippur Day of Atonement information from the URJ.

Upcoming Events

Brotherhood's Fantasy Football League Draft Night and Pizza Party

Everyone is welcome to participate! More information> Sign up here>
Thur, Sept 1, 6:30 PM


Sisterhood Chai Mitzvah Study Group

A women’s study group for Sisterhood members. Rabbi Zeplowitz is the guest speaker for this first orientation meeting.  More information>   RSVP here>
Mon, Sept 12, 7:30 PM


Happiness Group

Join us as we prepare for a happy, new, Jewish year!
Thur, Sept 15, 7:30 PM

 

 

 


Welcome Back BBQ

More information> Bring a friend, open to the community. RSVP here>
Sun, Sept 18, 4:30 PM
 


Israel Bond Event 
Hosted by Lauren Mundell and Barry Krauss, Guest speaker Bizu Riki Mullu

More information>

Tue, Sept 20, 8:00 PM


Sisterhood Wine Tasting

Join us for a wonderful evening at the home of Diana Berrent. More information>

Wed, Sept 21, 7:30 PM


POWTY Havdalah at Citi Field 

POWTY’s 8-12th grade members are invited to a fun night of friends, food, havdalah and a good old fashioned ball game with the METS at Citi Field! Limited to 25. Sign up here>

Sat, Sept 24, 5:00 PM

News

 HAPPINESS GROUP FINALIST FOR LIPPMAN KANFER PRIZE

August, 2016 - The Community Synagogue’s Happiness Group has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Lippman Kanfer prize in Applied Jewish Wisdom. Read more>


THE COMMUNITY SYNAGOGUE IS CHOSEN FOR SELECT GROUP OF NORTH AMERICAN CONGREGATIONS ENGAGING BABY BOOMERS

July 5, 2016, Port Washington, New York – The Community Synagogue is one of 17 Reform congregations in North America selected to participate. Read more>


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Special Events

Park in Style for the High Holy Days!

Current high bid: $850

Place your bids now through Monday, September 12, 4:00 pm. The winning bidders will be contacted by Friday, September, 16.

Thank you!   Please contact Joanne Fried, 516-883-3144 ext 311 if you have any questions.


Kol Nidrei Appeal $36k Matching Grant

Matching donations are starting to come in!  Read the details here>  

Make your matching donation here>. For questions please call Joanne Fried, Executive Director at 883-3144 ext. 311.

Working together we can make miracles! Read the Kol Nidrei Appeal letter>


Breaking New Ground in an Old Land

Israel Trip with Rabbi Zeplowitz  

April 26 - May 7, 2017

Trip to Israel information

The trip includes: 10 nights' accommodation at selected hotels + late checkout on last day, 9 days of touring in a luxury, air conditioned bus with licensed, English speaking tour educator and walking tours on Shabbatot, 1 group transfer to and from the airport, all site entrance fees, meals ( daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 4 dinners)

Call ARZA 1-888-811-2812 or Allison 516-883-3144 ext. 328.

 

Save the Date: FAMILY TRIP TO ISRAEL February 2018


High Holy Day Prayer Book

OPPORTUNITY FOR DEDICATION

Order your personalized High Holy Day Prayer Bookplate in honor of:  

  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah, birth, wedding or other joyous moment
  • Celebrating your children, parents, grandchildren or grandparents
  • In memory of loved ones 
    More information>
     

 

 

Mitzvah Opportunities

Tzedakah collected July - September will go to Keshet

Keshet is a national organization that works for full Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) equality and inclusion in Jewish life. Keshet is the only organization in the U.S. that works throughout the Jewish world to support Jews of all sexual orientations and gender identities to live fully integrated Jewish lives. You can find out more at www.keshetonline.org.

Cash donations (bills and coins) can be made at the synagogue in the main lobby. Donations by check (made payable to Keshet) or by credit card can be made online to the Rabbi's Discretionary Fund.