More than the Jewish people has kept the Sabbath, the Sabbath has kept the Jewish people. —Ahad Ha-Am
Friday
  • Watch for information on when Family Shabbat Experience will resume.
  • 7 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, Join Zoom Room Here, Join Facebook Live Here, Join YouTube Livestream Here or call in by phone at 646-558-8656; Phone ID: 930 9298 7872, Phone Password: 862992.
  • 8 p.m. Erev Shabbat Oneg with your TBE friends immediately following services. Stay on the Erev Shabbat Services Zoom Room!

S'lichot Service and Confirmation
S'lichot is the formal beginning of our High Holy Days. This beautiful service and our Confirmation help elevate our spirits through holiday themes, melodies and prayers. Our Confirmands will share their Confirmation statements and together we will prepare for the Yamim Noraim, Days of Awe.

The entire congregation is cordially invited to join us for this special evening.
Erev Shabbat Is Now on Your TV!
Fridays at 6:30 p.m.
Our TBE Friday night Erev Shabbat service from the prior week now airs on NSTV every week.
  •  Optimum Channel 20 (Great Neck and Manhasset)
  •  Verizon Fios Channel 37 (Nassau County)
Shabbat Program Update
For the month of September, our Shabbat Program will be printed on the last Friday of the month. Yahrzeit names and Tribute Donation information from the prior weeks will be included. Yahrzeit names will continue to be read during the service.
Lets Get Ready for Shabbat
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.
As we begin to prepare...
High Holy Days Packet and Prayer Book Pickup
We are excited that the High Holy Days are almost upon us and we are ready for congregants to pick up their High Holy Days packets and loaner prayer books. Of course, out-of-town members and those who have told us they need assistance, will have them locally delivered or mailed.
 
Enter through the parking lot entrance during these pick up times:
Friday, September 11 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday, September 13 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Monday, September 14 | 4 - 7 p.m.
 
Watch for a special email next week regarding the links and private passwords for our members. Passwords will be emailed to members whose accounts are in good standing. If you are not sure if you have fulfilled your commitment to our holy community or if you are facing a financial hardship, please contact Stu Botwinick as soon as possible. Stu can be reached at 516-487-0900, ext. 107 or by email at sbotwinick@tbegreatneck.org. 
High Holy Days Prayer Books
Note: All of our services include visual T'filah. The prayers will be on your screen along with the service, so it will be easy to follow along.

If you would still like to read along separately, members can borrow a set of prayer books or click a link to:
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. 
Please note, our High Holy Day publications list all donors since last year through August 2020. We will proudly share an updated version listing our generous supporters after the High Holy Days and they will also be displayed outside of our holy Rudin Chapel for the coming year.
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