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Israel Independence Day Celebration & BBQ Apr 23

posted Apr 9, 2015, 7:58 AM by David Plass   [ updated ]


Community Yom Hashoah Commemoration Apr 15

posted Apr 1, 2015, 6:31 PM by David Plass   [ updated Apr 22, 2015, 6:10 AM ]


Surviving Auschwitz:

A Community Yom Hashoah Commemoration 

April 15, 2015

The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

We have the great honor to listen to the testimony of Ruth Mermelstein on her survival of Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen

6:30 PM-7:30 PM Bellmore/Merrick Student Holocaust Project Exhibition 

7:30 PM-8:30 PM Yom Hashoah Program including our speaker and readings, poems, and songs from our youth. Refreshments to follow.


Hosted by Bellmore Jewish Center -2550 Centre Ave, Bellmore

In conjunction with: Congregation Ohav Shalom, Merrick Jewish Centre, Temple Beth Am of Merrick and Bellmore, Temple Israel of Merrick, and Young Israel of Merrick


For more information and to RSVP, contact the BJC office at 516-781-3072 . This event is free and open to the public.

Congregational Meeting Apr 29

posted Mar 26, 2015, 4:13 PM by David Plass   [ updated Mar 26, 2015, 4:13 PM ]

A regularly scheduled congregational meeting will be held on 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 8:00 PM in the Youth Lounge.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the regular business
of the congregation.

All congregants are welcome to attend, to give feedback, to ask questions
of the temple officers and board of trustees members who are present,
and to vote if eligible.

HELP WANTED: Recording Secretary

posted Mar 26, 2015, 12:37 PM by David Plass   [ updated Apr 23, 2015, 7:43 AM ]

WANTED

Temple Beth Am is in need of a dedicated volunteer for the following position:

Recording Secretary--this position requires monthly attendance at the board meetings and congregational meetings to take attendance as well as minutes of the meeting. Board meetings are usually the third Wednesday of the month and start at 8pm. They usually end before 10pm. Congregational meetings are held four times a year, usually October, January, April and June.  In addition, notes must be typed and emailed to board members before the following meeting.

If you are interested in either of these positions please contact Allan Gershberg at algersh2@hotmail.com.

Passover Services Schedule 2015

posted Mar 18, 2015, 11:03 AM by David Plass   [ updated Apr 10, 2015, 6:46 PM ]

Passover Service Schedule.  All services are in the Sanctuary

Friday, April 3th  Abbreviated Shabbat Evening Service at 5PM
Saturday, April 4th – Shabbat/Passover Morning Service at 10:30AM
Friday, April 10th – Passover Morning and Yizkor Service at 10:30AM
Friday, April 10th -- Shabbat Evening Service at 8:15PM

Community Seder Apr 4

posted Mar 16, 2015, 12:40 PM by David Plass   [ updated Apr 4, 2015, 7:27 PM ]

Community Second Night of 

Passover Seder


Sponsored by

Chai Club of Temple B’nai Torah

2900 Jerusalem Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793 (516) 221-2370


Bring your family and friends and enjoy a complete Passover Seder meal without the preparation.


Led by Cantor Steven Sher

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Cantor Sher will conduct the Seder and lead us in prayer and song. The Seder will be a full course traditional kosher style dinner, featuring many of your favorite dishes. Adults will receive a modern Haggadah to take home.


In order to make the Seder accessible to everyone, we will recite familiar passages and songs in both English and Hebrew. Families with children, singles, seniors, and unaffiliated members of our community are all welcome.  All reservations, which are required, must be made no later than March 21st, 2015.

We can’t accommodate any walk-ins. Please call Brian Levy, (516) 781-4966 or e-mail bellobl@aol.com with any questions.

Or, you can use the attached sign-up form and send it with payment, to Temple B'nai Torah

Beth Am and Beit Shalom Choirs Mar 20

posted Mar 11, 2015, 6:26 AM by David Plass   [ updated Mar 23, 2015, 8:34 PM ]

On Friday, March 20, after our regular Friday Night Shabbat services, we are in for a special treat: The Temple Beth Am choir and the Beit Shalom 7th Adventist Church choir will be performing a variety of inspirational songs together in the sanctuary.

Time: 8:00PM

Immediately following, during the oneg, there will be a discussion in the Social Hall led by Rabbi Brown and Pastor Gutierrez from the church.

Please join us for an evening of prayer, song and inspiration!

Discount on Science Summer Camp

posted Feb 13, 2015, 7:20 AM by David Plass   [ updated Mar 6, 2015, 3:44 PM ]

Dear Families,

Curious kids enjoy those “Aha!” moments at Destination Science Camp! Build a walking Dino-Robot, launch a roaring rocket, & unmask superhero science & construct your own Vroom mobile this summer. Pick & choose from 4 great STEM focused camps & stir up some science fun!  Ages 5-11. Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm, ext. hours available at most locations.

February Savings: $70 per week (no promo code needed) - see the attached flier, below.


Amazing Superhero Science – All New
Vrooom! Flash! Zap! Superhero training starts here. Build your own powered Zoom Mobile!
Roaring Rockets & Astronaut Detective – All New
Journey to the edge of Science, Technology, Engineering & Solve a space mystery!
Dino-Robot Creators & Raging Chemistry – All New
Be a master robot builder by morning & mix-up cool chemistry reactions by afternoon!
Rocking Gizmos & Rolling Gadgets Lab
Rock out & Build your own Boom Box & join the Invention Convention!

Support Groups at JCC Start Feb 22

posted Jan 30, 2015, 6:34 PM by David Plass   [ updated Mar 29, 2015, 1:39 PM ]


Israel Advocacy Program for College Students Jan 15

posted Jan 8, 2015, 6:06 AM by David Plass   [ updated Jan 16, 2015, 7:03 AM ]


ISRAEL ADVOCACY PROGRAM


For College Students


 

College students are invited to a panel discussion with experts on the topic of Israel advocacy on their campuses. Join us for a discussion and question-and-answer session on this very important topic.


Panelists include:


 

Jake NovakSupervising Producer for CNBC's Street Signs
Rabbi David SiegelExecutive Director at Hofstra Hillel
Annie WatmanAssociate Director of AIPAC Long Island

 

Thursday, January 15, 2015 · 7:00 pm

Merrick Jewish Centre · 225 Fox Blvd, Merrick, NY 11566

For more information contact Julie Fegan (jfegan@optonline.net)


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