Upcoming Events

The week at a Glance (All times are EDT)
OZ Pearlman Flyer for May 5th
Friday, April 30th – 5:00PM – Zoom Meeting – Virtual Tot Shabbat with Rabbi Jay, Cantor Galina, and Vice President Penny Schuster.  This Tot Shabbat Service is half an hour filled with Jewish music, stories, crafts, and fun in honor of Israel’s Independence Day!
Friday, April 30th – 7:00PM – Zoom Meeting – Virtual Shabbat Service with Rabbi Jay and Cantor Galina.
Saturday, May 1st – 9:30AM  – Virtual Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Jay and Cantor Galina.  Rabbi Jay will lead us in an enlightening and lively discussion of this week’s Torah portion and thought-provoking issues of the day.  Cantor Galina will guide and connect us with our sacred tunes and melodies.  Together we will say the Sh’ma, the Mi Sheberach Prayer for Healing, and the Kaddish for our beloved departed. This week’s Torah portion: Emor
Sunday, May 2nd – Hadassah 15th Annual Stem Cell Virtual Walk-a-thon:
Tuesday, May 4th – 7:30PM – Introduction to Hebrew Reading classes to be taught by Cantor Galina.  Learn the shapes and sounds of the Hebrew alphabet. No background in Hebrew is required.  Please email Cantor Galina at cantorgalina@gmail.com or call the office at (516) 239-1140 to register.  This is a complimentary class for members and friends, so please spread the word.
Wednesday, May 5th – There is no Temple event this evening. UJA-Federation event to benefit the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC.
Wednesday, May 5th – 7:30PM – celebrity mentalist Oz Pearlman.  Get ready to be blown away by Oz’s world-class sleight-of-hand and mind-reading abilities.
Thursday, May 6th – 7:30PM – 8:30PM – Congregational Choir Rehearsal. New Choir members are always welcome to join. There is no Temple event this evening.
Friday, May 7th – 7:00PM – Zoom Meeting – Virtual Shabbat Service with Rabbi Jay and Cantor Galina.
Torah Study is held every Saturday 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
The program begins and ends with the recitation of the Mourners Kaddish as is traditional.
All are invited to participate in our weekly Torah Study.
Please contact alan.freedman@tilny.org for access information to our programs.
If you would like to support our programs or if you know someone who would like to be invited to our future events, please call the Temple Israel office at (516) 239-1140 or please email our Executive Director, Alan Freedman at alan.freedman@tilny.org.
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