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    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.

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    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.

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

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    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.

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

     

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    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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Mitzvah Opportunities

Tree Dedication Opportunity

DONATE HERE Your gift of $1800 per tree includes a plaque at the base of the tree. 

Your gift of $36 or more will be combined with other donations to create the COMMUNITY TREE plaque in celebration of The Community Synagogue. 

 

Quarterly Tzedaka

ADL: Anti-Defamation League

From October  through Chanukah (the end of December), any bills or coins place in the tzedakah box in the front lobby will go to support the ADL (Anti-Defamation League). ADL is a leading anti-hate organization founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of anti-Semitism and bigotry. Its timeless mission is to protect Jews, to secure justice and fair treatment for all people, to expose extremism and deliver anti-bias education.  It is a group that stands up against hate by collaborating with others to build a  world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate and where anti-Jewish hate is eliminated. For more information go to www.adl.org.

 

In Memory of Shelley Roff

Please donate to our ongoing fundraiser for a new, state-of-the-art indoor playground in Shelley’s loving memory. To donate to the ECC Fund call 516-883-3144 ext 310 or click here.


 

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.


Special Events

Baby Boomer Arts, Culture & Entertainment Club (BB ACE Club)

 

Saturday, November 23, 6:00 pm

The BB ACE Club will be having their next event on

Saturday, November 23rd at Sammy’s Roumanian, located at 157 Chrystie Street on the historic Lower East Side of Manhattan.

If it’s been years since you’ve enjoyed an egg cream, kreplach, flanken, or other Jewish delicacies, Sammy’s is the place to go.

Dinner & show begin at 6:00pm

$65 per person Prix Fixe dinner (beverages not included)

 

Please contact either Lori Roman at [email protected], or Phil Roman at [email protected] Hotmail.com for more details. RSVP no later than Wednesday, November 20th to join in on the 

 

92 Livestream with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Wednesday, November 20, 7:30 pm  (New date!)

As the Supreme Court welcomes a new judge to its ranks, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a 25-year veteran of the court, sits down for a wide-ranging discussion with Carlyle Group co-CEO and philanthropist David Rubenstein on her career and the state of the nation. How does Justice Ginsburg view the #MeToo movement? And what is the crucial role of the Supreme Court—and the rule of law—at a moment of huge political tumult? Come experience the wit, wisdom and insight of one of the most influential figures in America.

 

 

 

 


Leadership: The Potential and the Perils — Taught Onlne via Zoom


Thursdays, November 14 through May 7 | 12:30-1:00 pm

The Community Synagogue’s first-ever online course, offered via Zoom. Rabbi Z explores models of leadership throughout Jewish history. 


The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabars and Everything in Between with Stephanie Butnick

Thursday, December 5 | 7:30 pm

From the hosts of Tablet magazine’s wildly popular Unorthodox podcast, The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia is an edifying, entertaining, and thoroughly modern introduction to Judaism. By weaving together the essential and the esoteric, the snarky and the earnest, the Jewish and the Jew-ish, this book allows each reader to find their point of connection with Jewish culture, tradition and religion.


OPEN AUDITIONS FOR ONCE UPON A MATTRESS!

Auditions will be held on Sunday, November 17th from 12pm-3pm and Wednesday, November 20th from 7-10pm at The Community Synagogue, located at 160 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point.

Please come prepared with 16 bars of a song that showcases your voice and be prepared to read scenes.

Callbacks will be on Wednesday, November 20th immediately following auditions, if necessary.

Rehearsals will begin in December and are held at the synagogue on Sundays from 2-6pm, and Wednesday and Thursdays from 7-10pm. Not all cast members are needed at every rehearsal and school breaks are excluded.

 

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS will be presented on April 2, 4 and 5, 2020 at the Landmark Theater on Main Street, Port Washington.