Joyful Judaism! 
Weekly E-Newsletter  ~   Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2019
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 Services 

Please note: 
There will be no Friday night services at PCS, Nov. 29. 

Saturday morning:
No meditation. 
10 am: Lay-led Shabbat morning services, followed by a kiddush lunch and lay-led Torah study.
Coming up at PCS

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7 pm:
7th Grade Family Meeting

Friday, Dec. 6, 6:30 pm:
Short service followed by POTLUCK SHABBAT SUPPER! All are invited, all are welcome. 
Click here to sign up.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 7:30 pm:
Unique presentation on creating a lasting, meaningful legacy from "your stuff."

Sunday, Dec. 15, 10 am:
Exploring Judaism with Rabbi Julie.
"Hanukkah: The Deeper Story"

Sunday, Dec. 22, 4 pm:
PCS' Annual Community Hanukkah Celebration! 
With a puppet show and puppet-making workshop, latke contest, games, food, music and tons of fun.
In the Area

Sunday, Dec. 8, 3:30-5:30 pm,
"Starry Night & S'Mores" at Young Judaea's Sprout Westchester Camp in Croton-0n-Hudson. 
Fun for the entire family. Tour of the camp is offered at 2:30 pm.  
For more info, email or visit

Sunday, Dec. 15, 4 pm:
Chanukah Joy concert with Kol Rinah at Temple Beth Abraham in Tarrytown. Visit

Hanukkah Playdate - Sunday, December 8,  12:30-1:45 pm 
at Temple Beth Am, 203 Church Place, Yorktown.  A fun-filled time with music, 
PJ Library Storytime, raffle, treats, 
crafts & snacks. 
Free event for children 0-5 years.
Play & Stay- Tuesday, December 10, 9:45 -11:15 am 
at Gymboree Play & Music, 3631 Hill Blvd., Yorktown.  This monthly event includes free play, structured play, snack, coloring time, PJ Library Storytime and Gymboree bubbles and songs! Special Hanukkah fun too with gelt and a raffle!
Free event for children 0-5 years.

One World 
Bearing Witness
December 7-8, 2019 
A 24-Hour Online Global Vigil
Click here for more info or to register.
Click here to sign up!

Stay Inspired. 
Help Repair the World
  Leslie Mack, chair, 
PCS Social Action Committee
How can PCS contribute to repairing the world? What individual and group social action and tikkun olam projects can we participate in throughout the year?
Click here to go to PCS' home page to find the link for the growing list. E- mail Leslie Mack  with any ideas that you would like to share with PCS as part of our mission to become a Lamed Vavnik community. 
We want to hear from everyone!
The PCS office is closed on Mondays but messages are checked. Please feel free to leave a message at 769-2672, or send an email. Someone will respond as soon as possible.