All meetings begin at 7:00 pm
Sunday, October 22- Join us the movie The Forgotten Refugees, followed by a discussion with Dr. David Kazzaz, father of congregant Jeff Kazzaz, who was expelled from Iraq in the 1950s.
Film recommendation: Mekonen, the story of an Ethiopian Jew who makes peace with an emotional past and embraces his future in Israel, becoming a decorated officer in the IDF while remaining true to his African roots and culture.
Did you know that the first victim of 9-11 was an Israeli Special Forces Veteran who rushed the cockpit of American Airlines Flight 11 to stop the hijackers, but was murdered in his attempt to stop these al-Queda terrorists. Watch a quick video, HERE.
Read about a small guitar workshop in Jaffa, creating the finest instruments, HERE.
A PhD student at Hebrew University has won an award for developing a test to detect Parkinson's Disease. Read about it HERE.
Three years after publishing an anti-Israel letter in the medical journal, The Lancet, the editor admits he has deep regrets and has dedicated the latest issue to highlighting health care in Israel. Read about it HERE.
Read an article by Chris Coons and Marco Rubio from the Wall Street Journal, "Every Senator Agrees the UN Must Change," HERE.
Israel's medical clowns- they cheer up sick kids, reduce anxiety, decrease pain, and alleviate depression. They are Jews, Christian Arabs, and others. Watch a YouTube video about them HERE.
Learn about the connection of Jews with Israel, the decades-long quest of Israel for peace with it's neighbors, the failure of Palestinian leadership to turn conflict into coexistence, and the contrast between the fate of Palestinian and Jewish refugees from the Arab-Israel conflict, HERE.
Read the Las Vegas shooting statement from the Rabbinical Assembly, HERE.
The American Jewish Historical Society, founded to study and preserve Jewish history, is now made up of anti-Israel activists due to its partnership with the JVP, Jewish Voice for Peace, and anti-Israel BDS hate group that defends anti-Semitism. Read about it HERE.
End the practice by the Palestinian Authority to provide cash to terrorists for injuring and killing Israelis and foreigners by supporting the Taylor Force Act, named after a US serviceman murdered in Tel Aviv, whose assasin's family benefits from PA terror payments. Urge Congress to end these payments HERE.
Watch a video showcasing the StandWithUs Center in Jerusalem HERE.
Although Canadian hate speech laws are more restrictive than those of the US, the courts in Canada did not cite an imam for his prayers to "destroy the accursed Jews." This comes despite Jewish communal support of Muslims after six worshippers were killed in a mosque. Read about it HERE.
Chelsea soccer star Alvaro Morata is tellling fans to stop chanting a song in his honor that contains anti-Semitic language- a principled stand that sets the right tone for all sport, HERE.
Jews exiled from Iraq in the 1950s were forced to leave behind treasured items that were recovered by US troops in 2003 in a flooded Iraqi basement. The State Department is planning to return them to Iraq, but Senator Chuck Schumer is among a group of US lawmakers that have joined Jewish groups in lobbying to keep the archive in a location accessible to Iraqi Jews and their descendants- none of whom now live in Iraq. Read about it HERE.
A disturbing assessment of the present state of feminism by one of its pioneers, Phyllis Chesler, HERE.
Israel's Yad Vashem was redesigned and reconstructed in 1993, but the collusion between the the Germans and Arabs in their hatred of the Jews has been significantly downplayed from its emphasis in the former museum. Read about it HERE.
Jewish college kids confront aggressive and professional anti-Semitic efforts to transform campuses into Israel-hostile environments. Most Jewish students manage to remain unaffected by moving to the "sidelines" of the debate and "proceeding with life as students normally would." But this is a win for the anti-Israel campaign. Read why HERE.
Monday, September 25th, was "Hate Israel Day" for the UN Human Rights Council, a regular agenda item that targets the Jewish state. Surprisingly, an ex-Hamas Palestinian took the floor and challenged the Palestinian Authority, citing Israel as a false and convenient scapegoat for the suffering of the Palestinian people and selfish political interests of the PA. Read Mosab Hassan Yousef's words HERE.
Learn how you can help, where you can drop off needed supplies, or make a donation toward the Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico, click HERE.
Watch an interview of Israel's former Ambassador to the UN, Ron Posor with Alan Dershowitz discussing certain UN agencies. The interview by Israeli television is laced with optimism at the appointment of former PM of Portugal Gutierrez as Secretary General, HERE.
Before three Israeli's could be buried following a Palestinian terrorist attack on September 26, Abbas' Fatah movement celebrated the killings on Facebook, calling the killer a martyr and promising to reward the family in shekels. Read about it HERE.
If you want the world to take real action to stop Palestinian terror join your voice to the 46,000 people who have signed The Israel Project petition HERE.
Support the Isreael Anti-Boycott Act, which protects US companies targeted by international boycotts against Israel and punishes those who comply with them. Read all about it HERE.
The U.S. State Department annual report applauds the Palestinian Authority for curbing violence, recognizing Israel, and pursuing an independent Palestinian state through peaceful means. Read about this fantasy HERE.
According to a Palestinian psychologist, women hijacking planes and murdering Israeli civilians are "wonderful acts of heroism." Unfortunately, these are the societal values of the Palestinian adversary. Learn about it HERE.
A pro-Palestinian Jewish group is urging young Jews to shun Birthright because, while Birthright offers free trips to Israel, Palestinian refugees are barred from returning to their homes. Read about it HERE.
Norway received a refund for a women's center they had funded, after learning that the woman it had been named for had led a terrorist attack in 1978. Does this signal a new beginning in Europe's attitude toward the Palestinian Authority? Find out HERE.
A charity organization called "Islamic Relief" received funding and notariety across the globe, but they have been tied to extreme violent anti-Semitism. Read about it HERE.
Find out what you can send to Houston to aid area Conservative shuls HERE.
Jewish critics accuse the Holocaust Museum of bystanderism for excusing the Obama administration in its response to war crimes committed by Bashar al-Assad in Syria and not taking action to prevent them. Read about it HERE.
The biggest threat to the continued existence of Israel comes from the propaganda campaign that rejects Israel's right to exist. Read the essay by Professor Gerald M. Steinberg of Bar Ilan University, HERE.
Israel's response to Hurricane Harvey is, again, "a light unto nations." Make a donation to the disaster relief through IsraAID HERE
In the run for Illinois governor, Jewish State Senator Daniel Biss dropped his running mate, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, who was a supporter of the BDS movement. Read about it HERE.
Esther Meshoe, daugther of South African Parliamentarian Dr. Kenneth Meshoe, defends Israel a video, HERE.
Dealing with anti-Semitism is a larger problem that Charlottesville. Read David Harris's blog HERE.
While the Israeli government is embracing and financially supporting ultra-Orthodox policies, it is paying little attention to Masorti non-Orthodox Jewry. Masorti needs donations to deal with this funding disparity. Please consider a donation HERE.
Read a worthwhile essagy Palestinian Settler-Colonialism, by Dr. Alex Joffe, HERE
Donate to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund through the UJA Federation NY HERE.
Read the blog of Yehuda Kurtzer: Talking Nazis Personally (and Collectively), a well thought-out essay by a contemporary Jewish thinker that looks at Charlottesville from many angles of Jewish memory. This piece pleads that we work together rather than at cross purposes in our response, HERE.
Read Watching Charlottesville from Jerusalem, an excellent reflection by Daniel Gordis HERE.
Watch an animated video about how anti-Semitism has mutated over time, HERE.
Read The Truth Behind Bar Mitzvah Tears, by Wendy Jaffe. A reflection that says it all perfectly, HERE.
Learn the proper protocol to handle Palestinian activists on campuses as exemplified by Georgetown University HERE.
A video about all the wonderful aid Israel provides worldwide, that will bring a tear to your eyes HERE.
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Rabbi Silverman, with the puppeteer help of Evan Keiser, presented a Purim puppet show at Atria Assisted Living in East Northport, on February 22. Residents, both Jewish and non-Jewish, were delighted and entranced.
Joha Makes a Wish – A Program at the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center
Sunday, December 8th, 4:00-5:30 pm
This program celebrates the grand opening of the museum exhibit "From the 4 corners-Am Israel Chai." Middle Eastern food and an art project are included. Joha Makes a Wish is written by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Omar Rayyan
Registration is required. Fee: $5 per child, $8 per adult.
For additional information, please contact Ron Hayden at 631-462-9800, x120
All meetings held from 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Sunday, October 15 (special time 5:30 - 7:00 pm)
Monday, October 30
All meetings held from 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Thursday, October 19
Thursday, October 26
All meetings held on Sundays, 7:30 pm
October 15 (ENJC)
October 29 (HJC)
November 5 (ENJC)
November 19 (HJC)
December 3 (ENJC)
December 10 (HJC)
January 7 (HJC)
January 28 (ENJC)
February 4 (HJC)
February 11 (ENJC)
March 11 (HJC)
March 25 (ENJC)
April 8 (HJC)
April 22 (ENJC)
May 6 (HJC)
Bet Class Shabbat - January 5
Pre-Gan/Gan Class Shabbat - February 9
Gimmel Class Shabbat - March 9
Daled/Hay Class Havdalah - December 2
Alef Consecration - April 27
School Awards/Hay Graduation - May 18
All Family Education Programs take place during Religious School hours
Alef - February 12
Bet - April 15
Gimmel - December 4
Daled - April 22
Hay - March 12
October 21 - Jack Resnick
October 28 - Matt Schwartz
November 4 - Alec Friedland
November 11 - Brandon Feldman
November 25 - Mason Navon
December 9 - Genna Nezowitz
January 13 - Lily Frucht
January 20 - Max Schweitzer
March 10 - Ryan Gibson
March 17 - Meredith Gilbert
April 14 - Nathaniel Davis
April 21 - Esther Loring
April 28 - Ethan Korenshtein
May - Gavin Friedman
June 2 - Ava Ashkenas
All services take place from 6:30-7:30 pm, except where noted
Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult