August 9 – August 15, 2020
18 - 25 Av 5780
August 10
  • 7 p.m. Sisterhood Zoom Pool Party, see RSVP info below.
  • Watch for information on when morning minyan will resume.
August 11
August 12
  • 7:30 p.m. All That Jazz Musical Performance, Join Zoom Room Here.
  • Watch for information on when Coffee with Clergy will resume.
August 13
  • 5 p.m. TriBE Quarantine Affinity Group: COVID-19 Has Affected My Life Support Group, Register Here.
  • 7 p.m. TriBE Quarantine Affinity Group: Mourners Support Group, Register Here.
August 14
  • 5:45 p.m. Zoom Room opens for 6 p.m. Family Shabbat Experience, Join Zoom Room Here; Zoom Meeting ID: 820 8781 4092, Zoom Password: David1
  • 7 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, Join Zoom Room Here, Join Facebook Live Here or Join Youtube Here or call in by phone at 646-558-8656; Phone ID: 930 9298 7872, Phone Password: 862992.
  • 8 p.m. Erev Shabbat Oneg, Immediately following Erev Shabbat Servics in the same Zoom Room.
August 15
"First Annual" (and hopefully the last) Zoom Pool Party for 2020-2021 Paid up Sisterhood members
Monday, August 10 at 7 p.m.
We've planned a fun evening with some familiar and some new activities! Everyone who pre-registers will be getting a goodie bag with some items to enhance the fun, and to allow you to really feel like this is not your kitchen table. 
Make sure you've paid your Sisterhood dues, then RSVP for Zoom link and more details about how to get your goodie bag.
RSVP to with "8/10" in subject for further information.
Interfaith Dialogue with a Jew, a Christian and a Muslim
Tuesday, August 11 at 8 p.m.
Join Rabbi Meir Feldman of Temple Beth-El of Great Neck, Shaykh Ibad Wali of the Hillside Islamic Center and Rev. Dr. Patrick G. Duggan of The Congregational Church Of South Hempstead, UCC—along with young people from each community—as they continue their Facebook Live Interfaith Dialogue with a Jew, a Christian and a Muslim.
All That Jazz: Three Evenings of Musical Performance
Wednesdays, August 12, 19 and 26 | 7: 30 to 8:30 p.m.
Join amazing musician and trumpeter Sophia Wotman for a special 3-part series that will explore jazz, its roots and evolution. Sophia will perform and enhance participants' listening pleasure with enriching commentary.
August 12: The Blues and Jazz Standards
Learn about one of the most fundamental forms of jazz music—the blues—and discover how it evolved into the well-known jazz tunes that we know today.
August 19: Big Band and the Change in Sound
Explore the different sounds of jazz, from big band music by artists like Duke Ellington and Count Basie to the shift in jazz style through the mid-20th century.
August 26: Jews in Jazz
Discover how aspects of jazz language were shaped by Jewish musicians and composers—and how this impacted the jazz art form as well as Broadway music.
Sophia, an award-winning musician, has been studying trumpet and jazz for seven years. She is currently a student at the Manhattan School of Music Summer Program and the Summer Jazz Academy at Lincoln Center. In addition to studying and playing with noted musicians, such as jazz saxophonist Sam Dillon and other well-known jazz and classical performers, she has played in several ensembles including the All-County Jazz Band. Sophia also sings; produces her own music; and plays piano, guitar and drums. She is a Great Neck South Junior and a TBE congregant who is in the confirmation class.
No pre-registration required. Click below to join the event:
Phone Meeting ID: 867 4533 1143, Phone Passcode: 772449
Author Talk with Nicholas Blincoe, Writer of More Noble Than War: A Soccer History of Israel-Palestine
Sunday, August 23 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
All TBE members are invited to join with Brotherhood for a discussion with Nicholas Blincoe, author of More Noble Than War: A Soccer History of Israel-Palestine. Attendees are welcome to read the book ahead of time, though it is not a prerequisite. The meeting will be held on Zoom at Click here to join Zoom Room, Meeting ID: 207 114 2241, Passcode: 123456789; or call in by phone at 929-436-2866, Phone Meeting ID: 207 114 2241, Phone Passcode: 123456789.
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As we begin to prepare for the High Holy Days...
Calling all singers and musicians! 
Cantor Adam is working on a special project to help us sing together and needs your help for the High Holy Days. Whether you’re a shower-singer or a more seasoned performer, lend your voice.
In case you missed it...
A special message about High Holy Days at TBE

Please click the image to hear a special message to the congregation, in word and song, from our Rabbi Tara, Rabbi Meir, Cantor Adam and President Gary Slobin, regarding our High Holy Days.
Add your name to our
TBE Rosh Hashanah Card
Join in our tradition—and don’t be left out! Make a donation and add your name to the Temple Beth-El New Year’s card which is sent to all members of our community. Please submit your greeting card info by Friday, August 21.
List the name of a loved one in our
Book of Remembrance
This book, printed annually and distributed for Yom Kippur Yizkor services, allows us to honor the memories of family and friends lost over the years. To view the listings from last year's Book of Remembrance click here. Please submit your listing by Friday, August 21.
COVID Creativity
For the upcoming High Holy Day issue of our Shema magazine, we want to share pictures of what our congregants have been creating during lockdown. Whether it's a culinary treat, artwork, knitting or an elaborate gardening or craft project, please show off your creations by sending photos and a brief description to
Interested in performing acts of Tikkun Olam, Repairing the World? Want to volunteer with TBE and perform service to better our community? Have volunteer ideas for us to bring to our TBE community? Click here to contact Jaqui McCabe, Director of Congregational Engagement.
Donate Household Items to Those in Need
Our friends and neighbors at the Manhasset/Great Neck EOC help at-risk youth and families by providing support for both children and their families. At this trying time, the EOC is asking for our help. Please consider donating toiletries, laundry detergent, health products, first-aid supplies, cleaning supplies and paper goods.
Donations can be dropped off in the TBE entrance vestibule anytime or contact us for a contactless pick up at your home.
Help Deliver Food to the Hungry
Our partners in the Great Neck Interfaith Food Pantry at St. Aloysius Church are working hard to feed more and more people in the North Shore community. Our TBE Brotherhood continues to help stock the pantry with food. Help is also needed to deliver food to local families. Can you help with these deliveries?
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.