• 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.  

  • Festival of Lights

    Candle lighting Chanukah service, our most popular Shabbat of the year! Candles will be provided.

  • 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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Upcoming Events

Holiday Toy Drive

Collection bins will be located in the Main Lobby and Kiddush Room. We are collecting new toys, toilettries and more. Learn more>

Nov 1 - Dec 20 Please make your donations by December 15th.


 

Chanukah Boutique - Big Four Day Sale!

Come see what’s new for Chanukah at The Community Synagogue Judaica Shop & SAVE 25% off list price on every item!

Dec 11, 18, 19, 20 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 


PJ Library- Storytime with Miss Amy

Reading about Chanukah,  latke topping tasting, build a giant menorah! Always free, children ages 2-6. Learn more here>

Sun, Dec 11, 9:00 AM

 

 


Fall Prevention with Les Schonbrun

Learn about the effect of gait and balance on falls in aging adult population. Contact Evie for more info 516-767-0599.
Mon, Dec 12, 10:30 AM


92nd St Y Live

Justice Stephen Breyer in discussion with Charlie Rose about today's most pressing legal issues. RSVP here>

Wed, Dec 14, 8:00 PM


Volunteers NEEDED - Dinner Dance for Residents of Port Washington

Do a mitzvah, help others and have fun! Click here for more information>

Sat, Dec 17, 3:30 PM boxing holiday cookies, 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM food prep, table set up


POWTY Chanukah Party

All 8th - 12th graders are welcome to join us for latkes, sufganiyot, playing dreidel and a candy menorah competition! No RSVPs needed.

Sun, Dec 18, 4:00 PM

 

 


Chaverim Chanukah Party!

Celebrate Chanukah with our active, senior friendship group. Enjoy great homemade food, songs and blessings.
Wed, Dec 21, 11:30 AM

 


Start Reading! Chaverim Book Discussion with Janet DeWinter

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman.  In 1913, little Malka Treynovsky flees Russia with her family. Bedazzled by tales of gold and movie stardom, she tricks them into buying tickets for America. Yet no sooner do they land on the squalid Lower East Side of Manhattan, than Malka is crippled and abandoned in the street.

Tue, Mar 7

 

High Holy Days 2016

 

High Holy Day Prayer Book - Order your personalized Bookplate

Kol Nidrei donation online. Printable form.  Thank You!

 

 

 

 

News

Alona Nir-Keren Ordained

November, 18, 2016-Last Friday, five new Israeli rabbinical students were ordained from the Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem. Read more> 


ARZA's Deep Concern About Steve Bannon 


November 17, 2016-We are deeply concerned that since the election of Donald Trump, several Israeli ministers in the Knesset have openly considered this as an opportunity to forgo the establishment of a Palestinian State. Read the complete article here>


Rabbi Danny Burkeman's podcast listed as a Top Seven Jewish Podcast. Read more>

 

TCS on Facebook

 


Shop at Amazon Smile - Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The Community Synagogue of Port Washington whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

Special Events

 

Maccabeats concert tickets available now!

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Free for Community Synagogue members. Reserve your seat here>
Open to the public, $18/adult.  Pay for your seat here>
Ticket information here> Reserve or pay for your ticket today!


 

Volunteer Spotlight

Karen Kline

What capacity do you volunteer?  

I volunteer in the office doing a variety of things. I can honestly say I work with the best, most caring, and sweetest people. We are very fortunate to have each and every one of them as a part of our community.

Read more about Karen here>

Mitzvah Opportunities

Tzedakah collected October - December will go to 

משאלת לב Mashelet Lev – Israel’s Make A Wish

The mission of Israel’s "Make A Wish" is to grant the wishes of children (ages 3-18) with life-threatening medical conditions, to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  Your donation will help encourage and give hope to those facing a challenging diagnosis and treatment.

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.


Shop at Amazon Smile - Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The Community Synagogue of Port Washington whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.