January 11–17, 2021
27 Tevet–4 Shevat 5781
January 11
January 12
January 13
January 14
January 15
January 16
January 17
  • No Kulanu Religious School or Youth House
  • 10 a.m.  Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh, Click Here to RSVP. 
Community Forum on the Great Neck Toxic Plume: Does It Affect Our Drinking Water?
Thursday, January 14 | 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Join us for a short presentation and a panel discussion with local experts and community leaders, followed by a Q&A. RSVP for the Zoom link here.
Martin Luther King Jr. Erev Shabbat Service
Friday, January 15, 2021 | 7 p.m.
Continuing our long tradition of honoring Martin Luther King Jr., we will hold a special Shabbat service virtually with Nigel Gretton’s Gospel Quartet, The Afro-Semitic Experience and poignant speakers from Mother Emanuel Church of Charleston, South Carolina, among others. This year’s Humanitarian Award will be presented to Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Lee Seeman. For more information, email Cantor Adam.
Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh
Sunday, January 17 | 10 a.m.
Join Rabbi Tara and Sisterhood for an interactive Rosh Chodesh program to usher in the Hebrew month of Shevat—with its celebration of the new year of the trees. Come ready to share a story and/or image of a tree in your life—perhaps a tree from childhood, a tree in your yard, a tree in a cherished photo, a tree from a familiar view or a tree in a poem, book, film or painting. It would be wonderful Send photos of any cherished tree to Rabbi Tara at rabbitara@gmail.com. Bring a piece of fruit (from a tree) to eat during the meeting. RSVP with “Tree” in the subject line to sisterhoodtbegn@gmail.com.
3rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Unity, Justice and Social Action Project for 8th to 12th Graders
Monday, January 18 | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
An interfaith and interracial dialogue surrounding topics relating to systematic racism and the disenfranchisement of Jews of Color, ending in a Q&A with Anti-Racism Educator Tani Prell and a social justice project addressing the needs of the local community on Zoom. This is a joint effort by First Baptist Church of Great Neck, Temple Beth-El of Great Neck, Temple Israel of Great Neck and SHAI. For more information, call 516-850-4472. Register at https://tbegn.wufoo.com/forms/m1utml7m0mgcd8u/.

Purim Shpiel Prep
Why is this night different from all other nights? Because like the world around us, everything is nahafoch hu—turned upside down! Help Cantor Adam prepare for a weird, wacky, wild Purim Shpiel unlike anything we’ve seen, on Zoom. 
Email Cantor Adam to contribute an idea for a sketch, a song or otherwise participate.
Send Us Your Photos for Modim Moments
Slideshows will be shown during Erev Shabbat Services | Fridays, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, and June 4
We offer thanks each Shabbat, and we invite all TBE members to share hoda’ah (gratitude) with our TBE family each month during the Amidah in Modim Moments.

At the start of each secular month, email us a photo or a sentence expressing your simchas, celebrations and good news—anything for which you are grateful and wish to share. Email photos with "Modim Moments" in the subject line by the Wednesday prior to each Modim Moment Friday to Jaqui Wadsworth at jwadsworth@tbegreatneck.org.
Eternal Light Initiative
Our Annual Campaign
“If I am not for me, who will be for me?
And if I am for myself alone, what am I?
And if not now, when?” ―Hillel
 
Now more than ever, we ask for your help. We can do more. We can further feed, visit, seek, discover, advocate, teach, study, pray and grow. We have seen the good we do for so many, and we are excited for the future.
 
Please consider supporting our holy community and our annual fund through a donation to the Eternal Light Initiative. 
For Shabbat at TBE
DIGITAL PRAYERBOOK To follow along during services, Click Here. If available, please consider using a second device to view the prayers so you can easily follow along.
BORROW A PRAYER BOOK Want to borrow a prayer book? Contact Dafna Weintraub. Please include your address for a local no-contact delivery, which will be made by congregant Doug Madenberg.
YAHRZEIT NAME READINGS For a name to be read aloud on Erev Shabbat, Click Here.
TRIBUTE DONATIONS To make a donation in memory or honor of a friend or loved one, Click Here.