Joyful Judaism! 
Weekly E-Newsletter 
August 4-11, 2022
Pleasantville Community Synagogue 
219 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY  
Pleasantville Community Synagogue is a welcoming Jewish community with
people of diverse traditions and backgrounds who want to share a
joyous spiritual and cultural home.
Shabbat and Tisha B'Av Services

Please note: There will be no services Friday night, August 5.

Saturday morning, August 6, 10 am
Lay-led service and Torah study in-person* at PCS with Michael Safranek.

Saturday evening, August 6, 8 pm
Commemorate Tisha B'Av
in person* at PCS with Rabbi Ben or via Zoom.
All are welcome to join Rabbi Ben to read, study and discuss a passage from the Book of Lamentations in observance of Tisha B'Av, a solemn day of Jewish communal mourning.
Please click here for Zoom info.
Meeting ID: 811 6711 2128
Passcode: 307141
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*In order to attend in-person services inside PCS, everyone 12 years and older must be fully vaccinated. Please be prepared to show proof of vaccination upon request. 
Masks inside are required inside.
Hebrew School Registration is Happening NOW!

Hard to believe it, but fall is right around the corner!
We have exciting programs planned, and can't wait to get started on Sunday, September 18, 2022!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact
Marcy Gray,, 914-769-2672.

Hoping to see you very soon at PCS!
Meditation Stone
Please join us to meditate
via Zoom
Thursdays at 8:30 am.

Please click here to attend via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 865 7391 7016
If you have any questions, please email 
Rabbi Ben Newman.
Music Banner
Singers and Musicians Needed for the High Holidays!
Don't be shy... Come join the fun!

We are so excited for PCS's new co-rabbi (and musician extraordinaire), Rabbi Ben Newman, to be leading the High Holidays this year!

Instrumentalists: If you play an instrument and are available to play in at least one service during the High Holidays, either solo or as part of an ensemble, please contact Rabbi Ben,

Singers: You do not have to read music, and no audition needed! If you are interested or have questions, please contact Jeff Rachlin,
Looking to volunteer? 
Click here for Volunteer
NY Virtual Volunteer page. 
The PCS office is open Tuesday to Friday, 10-3.
Rabbi Shosh is available to meet by appointment, and would love to hear from you!
Messages are checked frequently so please leave a message at
914-769-2672 for
Rabbi Shoshana Leis,;
Educational Director Galit Messman, or
Administrator Marcy Gray,