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.


    A place for learning together and teaching our children to deepen a sense of meaning and purpose in their lives.

  • A place for sharing simchas (joys) with family and friends.


    Creating sacred and inspiring worship experiences that enrich our spiritual lives both personally and communally.


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



    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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Upcoming Events

Open Minds: Israel and Israelis Through the Artisitic Eye 

A monthly look at compelling Israeli works of fiction and non-fiction, with Rabbi Z. This month: S.Y. Agnon, Only Yesterday Register Here>

Thursday, October 18, 8:00 PM

Shabbat Schmooze

All are welcome to enjoy wine, cheese and conversation with friends, old and new, prior to Shabbat services.

Friday, October 19, 7:30 PM

National Refugee Shabbat

Guest speaker,Merrill Zack will speak during services and meet after Oneg Shabbat with those interested in learning more. about practical ways to help.

Friday, October 19, 8:00 PM

Zionizm and Israel with Rabbi Z

Rabbi Z explores the centrality of Israel in Jewish theology and the rise of Zionism in the 19th and early 20th centuries. An Open Minds program. Register Here>

Thursdays | 7:30 PM

October 25, November 1, 8

Family Challah Braiding

Come braid a challah and get creative by adding raisins, chocolate chips and sprinkles. Cost is $10 per child braiding their own challah. RSVP by Oct 19 to Sue Freire, 516-441-0841.

Friday, October 26, 4:00 PM


POWTY is hosting the first Long Island Sub-Regional event of the year.

Friday, October 26, 6:00 PM

Baby Boomer Group

"What You Need to Know, But Were Afraid to Ask" with a panel of professionals in the legal, medical, and financial fields. RSVP by 10/25 to Maggie Hand, [email protected].

Sunday, October 28, 2:00 PM

Learn Mah Jongg for Beginners

The class series dates include 11/ 5, 19, 26 and 12/3. Proceeds support The Sisterhood of The Community Synagogue. REGISTER HERE
Monday, October 29, 12:30 PM

My Fair Lady on Broadway with Sisterhood

Discounted tickets, in the front mezzanine, first two rows, $136. Purchase Tickets Here>

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:00 PM


Auditions to held at The Community Synagogue for the next theatrical production, The Addams Family. For more info contact Lori at [email protected]. or click here.

Sunday, November 4, 11 AM - 2 PM 

Wednesday, November 7, 7 PM - 10 PM

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Open Minds

Sarah Tuttle-Singer

Jerusalem: A Love Story, Looking People in the Eye and Making Friends

Friday, November 9

6:30 PM Second Shabbes Family Service with Special Story

7:30 PM Congregational Shabbat Dinner

8:15 PM Presentation and Discussion 


Israel and Israelis Through the Artistic Eye

A monthly look at compelling books and films, with Rabbi Z. This month S.Y. Agnon, Only Yesterday.

Thursday, October 18, 8:00 PM

Free for members of TCS | general admission $10 per session | series $54


An Intoduction to Zionism and Israel

This mini-class with Rabbi Z, explores the centrality of Israel in Jewish theology, prayer and thought. Examine the rise of Zionism in the 19th and 20th centuries and explore key triumphs and challenges of the modern State of Israel.  REGISTER HERE>

Thursdays | 7:30 PM,  October 25, November 1, 8

Open Minds offers opportunities to explore Judaism, study, and meet and learn from best-selling authors. Be a part of the new initiative to enhance lifelong learning in our community.

Open Minds Brochure>


Special Events

Comedy Therapy with Sarge

Comedian, musician, author and motivational speaker shares his trademark "Comedy Therapy." At Sid Jacobson JCC. Informational flyer here>
Monday, November 5, 7:00 PM Reserve a seat here>



Category is Education/Nursery School/Early Childhood Center at The Community Synagogue AND School Principal/Susan Flanagan-Herman.


Early Childhood Center

Registration Information

Synagogue members and current ECC students will receive priority registration beginning October 10 through October 16 and receive a substantial discount on Early Childhood Center tuition. (ECC discounts and priority registration do not apply to Gift Members.) Any Questions? Please call the ECC Office at 516-441-0841.

Mitzvah Opportunities


TZEDAKAH - All funds collected now through November, will go to HIAS, who works around the world to protect refugees who have been forced to flee their homelands because of who they are, including ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities.

Cash donations (bills and coins) can be made at the synagogue in the main lobby or donation by credit card to the Rabbi's Discretionary Fund by calling 516-883-3144 ext 310.


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