September 6, 2017
Friend of a Friend/Chaverot Game Night
Wednesday, September 6 at 7:00pm

Bibles & Bagels
With Rabbi Alex Kress
Saturdays, September 9 & 23

Adult Education with Rabbi White
Dilemmas of Faith
Begins Monday, September 11 at 7:00pm
or Tuesday, September 12 at 9:30am
Pre-registration required

Shabbat LaNeshama
Birthday Blessings/Anniversary Blessings
Fridays, September 15 & October 20 at 7:45pm

S habbat LaNeshama is a service of gentle, soothing, contemplative music. Its rhythms, melodies and English readings will quiet the heart, slow the mind and relax the spirit. Cantors Sergei and Elena Schwartz give us a beautiful, peaceful reprieve from the hectic pace of our daily lives. Shabbat
LaNeshama nurtures the soul.
Selichot, Saturday, September 16
7:30pm Film "Violins of Hope"
9:00pm Light Classical Concert with Violinist Anat Malkin, Pianist Akiko Chiba
9:30pm Beautiful Selichot Service

Kever Avot Service of Remembrance
Sunday, September 24 at 10:00am
New Montefiore Cemetery
Temple Sinai Section 5, Block 3

Tradition suggests we visit the graves of our loved ones as a way of eliciting wonderful memories of times shared with them. A special service is held, which is called Kever Avot - at our ancestors' graveside. 
Visit to the First United Nations
Sunday, September 24 at 11:30am

Save These Dates. . . .
Friends of IDF (FIDF)
Dinner with Soldiers
Wednesday, October 25 at 6:30pm
Reservations required.

Multi-Generational, Family-Friendly Tour of Israel 
Led by Rabbi Michael White & Cantors Sergei & Elena Schwartz
February 14-25, 2018

And Much More . . . 
Don't Forget to Register Your College Students for the College Connection Packages!
Every year we receive such positive feedback from the families and students who receive these packages of sweet treats, holiday & ritual items, letters from the clergy and cards from the Religious School kids. 

Please submit your registration form by September 11, 2017 to ensure that your student will receive the Rosh Hashanah package.  Registration will continue through October 5, 2017.   
Help The Social Action Committee

Ongoing Donations
Tzedakah boxes are located in the main lobby and near the sanctuary. August through October donations will be donated to Friends of IDF.

October Collections
Please drop off clean, new and GENTLY worn winter coats, gloves and scarves to be distributed to our neighbors in need during the annual Tikkun Alliance of the North Shore (TANS) Neighbors Helping Neighbors community outreach program. 

Please contact for further information.
Important High Holy Day Information

Dues Information/Ticket Pick Up Reminder
You may come in to the Temple office to pay your dues and pick up your High Holy Day tickets Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm through Wednesday, September 20. There will be special evening hours on Wednesday, September 13 and Monday, September 18 until 7:00pm for dues payments and ticket pickups. Tickets will be mailed out to those who pay their dues prior to September 14.

Reciprocal Ticket Requests
If you are visiting relatives in other areas and would like to worship with them at their Temple, please contact Betty in the Temple office (516.621.6800) and she will request courtesy seating for you. If you have out of town relatives visiting you, please have them contact their own Temple and have them fax (516.625.6020) a request and we will take care of it. We can only honor requests from members in good standing (i.e., you have paid your dues for 2017/2018). This program is intended for out of town visitors. We cannot honor requests for members of local Temples or Synagogues (i.e., Western Nassau County). We want to be as accommodating as possible, however, please do not ask us to break the rules.

Important:  Accessible Parking Information
If you or someone you know will need handicapped parking OR you need to drop someone off before parking on the High Holy Days, please contact the Temple office for instructions.
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