• Worship

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

  • 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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Upcoming Events

Water Donations for Puerto Rico

Final drop off date for water donations:  Wednesday, November 1.


ECC Moms Night Out - Wine & Cheese Night

Exclusively for ECC moms. $30/pp. RSVP HERE

Thur, Oct 19, 8:00 PM


Tot Shabbat

A taste of Shabbat with prayers, craft and dinner, for children ages six and under. RSVP to Sue Freire, 516-883-3144 ext 316

Fri, Oct 20, 5:30 PM


Shabbat Schmooze

All are welcome to join us for wine, cheese, fruit and good conversation. Prior to Shabbat Services.

Fri, Oct 20, 7:30 PM


Adult B'nai Mitzvah

Are you interested in learning more about your Judaism? Study and discuss topics such as Jewish history, theology, holidays, and prayers, we'll connect with one another, and we'll culminate in a celebration of bar or bat mitzvah as adults. Contact Rabbi Pollak if you're interested!
Tue, Oct 24, 6:00 PM (first session)


Family Challah Braiding

Braid a challah so that your family has a delicious hom-made challah for Shabbat. Sign up for all 3! Click HERE for the registration form.

Fri, Oct 27, 4:00 PM

 


Benji Lovitt - American - Israeli Comedian

Super funny and witty, enjoy Benji's unique perspective on life in Israel vs America.  Watch as Benji gently MOCKS the Israeli vs Amercian way of life...

RSVP HERE

Thur, Nov 2, 8:00 PM


How to Parent Your Parent Dinner & Workshop 

Facilitated by Rabbi Z & Barbara Goldstein, LCSW $18/pp

Fri, Nov 17, 7:30 PM

 

 

Brotherhood, Sisterhood, Chaverim

Chai Mitzvah

Jewish women's adult education discussion/study group. Jewish spiritual practice of studying character development: wisdom, generosity, compassion, friendship, faith, etc. Sponsored by Sisterhood. Register here.
Mon, Oct 16, 7:30 PM


92Y Lecture Series: Senator Al Franken: Giant of the Senate

RSVP here, sign up for the series or contact Bert Tobin for more information.

Wed, Oct 18, 8:00 PM


Wine Tasting & Education with Sisterhood

Learn the differences between styles and regions, the basics of food and wine pairing, and wine vocabulary. At the home of Diana Berrent. RSVP HERE

Wed, Oct 25, 7:30 PM


Congregational Rosh Hashanah Greeting Card Payment Form

 

High Holy Days Prayer Book

 

High Holy Day Prayer Book - Order your personalized Bookplate

Kol Nidrei donation online.  Thank You!

 

 

 

 

News / Community

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Special Events

Make your voice heard by completing the Thriving Synagogue Survey. Ten minutes of your time can really make a difference in letting us know where we need to head in the future. Respond by November 1 and be entered to win a $180 Amazon Gift Certificate! Thank You!



Yom Kippur Remarks from Deena Katz, President

READ HERE or watch below.


    Kol Nidrei Appeal

    Your support is needed to help us have 100% participation in the 2017 Kol Nidrei campaign. Every donation, of whatever size, is appreciated. Thank you! 
    Click here for an important message from our past presidents, and to make a donation. 

     

    Trip to Israel

    Save the Date!
    Trip to Israel with The Community Synagogue

    Trip Date: February 2019

    Join Rabbi Z, Cantor Franco and Shari Isserles, Director of Education, for a memorable trip to Israel!

    Volunteer Spotlight

    Volunteer of the Month Recognition 

    Mazel Tov to Bert Tobin,  Volunteer of the Month! Bert led earlier efforts for Operation Moses to transport Ethiopian Jews to Israel; raised funds to bring a planeload of Soviet refuseniks to the US ....

    Read more HERE

    CLICK HERE: To make a donation in honor of Bert Tobin.

    Mitzvah Opportunities

    Nechama – Jewish Disaster Relief 

    TZEDAKAH - All funds collected now through November, will go to relief efforts following the devastating wind and flood damage in Texas (and particularly in the Houston) area from Hurricane Harvey. For more information go to www.nechama.org

    Nechama is a Jewish volunteer organization that provides natural disaster preparedness, response, and recovery services nationwide.  They train, equip, and lead volunteers that assist disaster survivors in the spirit of goodwill and creating mutual respect among all people.

    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.

     


    Amazon Smile

    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.