All meetings begin at 7:00 pm
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KEEP CURRENT WITH THE LATEST NEWS IN ISRAELI ADVOCACY, THE DAILY ALERT HERE.
An Israeli company has developed a means to evaluate the freshness of foods. Read about it HERE.
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.
Membership of the UN Human Rights Council, elected to "uphold the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights," includes: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Iraq, Burundi, Afghanistan among others. See the list and why it's laughable, HERE.
Read Alan Dershowitz' article recounting his debate with Professor Cornel West of Harvard on the topic of the BDS movement HERE.
The US has sent only $60 million of the its $125 million to the UN relief agency for Palestinians while re-examing the way the UNRWA operates and is funded, and to urge other nations to contrigure more. Read about it HERE.
The UN provides funding to Lebanon from the US for its Palestinian population, but nearly 1/4 of the Palestinians Lebanon claims are not there. Read the story HERE.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has contacted US Attorneys and Homeland Security following a speech by Imam Ammar Shahin in California, who used his pulpit to demonize Jews and call for their destruction. Similar screeds were delivered at mosques across the US and Canada. Read about it HERE.
Read the words of Golda Meir, from 41 years ago, on the Palestinian issue. At the time, her arguments were belittled, but in retrospect, we see her incisive wisdom, HERE.
Read a Times of Israel blog describing how Christians across the Middle East are in danger from radical Islamists, except in Israel, HERE.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has created the Hezbollah Financing and Narcoterrorism Team which will investigate individuals and networks providing support Hezbollah and pursue prosecutions in any appropriate cases. Read about it HERE.
The Board of Directors of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy voted to hold their 2019 international conference in Tel-Aviv, but a petition has been circulated protesting this decision and calling upon the organization to reconsider. Please sign the petition supporting academic freedom and the free exchange of ideas HERE.
US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, has asked the State Department to stop referring to Israel's presence in Judea-Samaria as an "occupation," but the State Department has refused. Read why Ambassador Friedman is correct HERE.
Palestinians are destroying important sites of the Herodian era. Read the story HERE.
Are the people of Iran protesting economic and employment issues, or something deeper? HERE.
Urge your congress people to stand with the Iranian people as they oppose Iran's corruption, disregard of human rights and support for terrorism, HERE.
UNICEF is blacklisting the IDF as violators of children's rights, basing their criticism on biased information. Read HERE.
Columbia University's Center for Palestine Studies has become an "academic epicenter for anti-Israel political activism, as well as the promotion of academic boycott of Israel and its mother [BDS] movement..." Read the New York Daily News article HERE.
Several performers have been receiving pressure to cancel their shows in Israel. It is crucial at this time that artists hear from those who support artistic freedom and the power of the arts to build bridges. Please sign the petition HERE.
Tarek Fatah writes inthe Middle East Forum that Muslims need to be more honest about Jerusalem's role in its history. Read the article HERE.
Read a Newsweek article by Rabbi Marvin Hier that explains why Abbas is telling the world that the survival of the Middle East is at stake with Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, HERE.
Imam Aymen Elkasaby, in the US (New Jersey) on an R-1 visa, is calling for all Muslims to engage in violence against Jews as a religious obligation. He should be deported. Read about it HERE.
CNN's Jake Tapper criticizes the countries that condemned the US on Jerusalem at the UN. Watch the video HERE.
Teen Vogue has shifted from its focus on fashion and become political. In an article last week, the magazine promoted Hamas and it's call for people to resist Trump's announcement about Jerusalem. Read the article from Camera HERE. Write to voice your outrage with Teen Vogue HERE.
Linda Sarsour, the controversial Muslim activist and self-proclaimed feminist, has been accused of covering up and threatening women in her Brooklyn office who alleged sex-abuse in the office, according to the New York Post. Read about it 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;
Sundays from 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Sunday, January 28
Monday, February 5
Monday, February 26
All meetings held from 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Wednesday, January 31
Wednesday, February 14
All meetings held on Sundays, 7:30 pm
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
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