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Friday, December 14
     Shabbat Services  - 6:30 pm
     Candle lighting - 4:09 pm

Saturday, December 15 - Shabbat Services - 9:00 am
    Shabbat Alive (ages 8 - 12) - 10:30am
     Mincha Service - 12:45 pm

EXPERIENCE UDEP - Helping Kids Learn and Grow through Technology

MJC member Joe Berkowitz and his family for the past five years have been connecting children who live in disaster and poverty-ridden areas to the world through technology, school by school, installing computers, networking, printers and more.

Click here to find out more about (and how to contribute to) this wonderful education project called, "UDEP" (named in memory of Joe's father).

#1  Part time clerical assistant needed for tax season in Bellmore CPA office. Well organized individual for scanning and assisting professional staff. No accounting experience required. Hours are flexible based on applicant schedule. Contact Gary Sanders at

#2 Full time position available for dual certified teachers B-2 Early childhood/Special Education Teacher degree.  Supplementary certification acceptable. New graduates welcome to apply. Previous experience working with young children preferred. Working with ages 3-5 years old.
Benefits available, competitive salary. Send resume to:


SISTERHOOD & Z'HAVAH (Young Women's Sisterhood) 

1/16/19 - "#Rituals" with Rabbi Dermer @ 8:30 (Board Meeting @ 7:30)
1/30 - Israeli Dancing @ 8:30pm (Board Meeting @ 7:30pm)
2/6 - Decorating Ideas with Wendy @ 8:15pm
2/27- Board Meeting @ 7:30pm
3/6 - Purim Shalach Manot Bag Packing
3/15 - 16th Scholar-in-Residence Weekend / Sisterhood Shabbat with Rahel Musleah
4/3 -  Board Meeting  @ 7:30pm /  Israeli Dancing @ 8:30pm
4/24 - Bunco Game Night* @ 7:30 (Passover snacks will be served)
5/8 - Painting Craft Night* @ 7:30pm
5/19 (Sun) - Torah Fund Breakfast* @ 9:00am
5/22 - Israeli Dancing @ 8:30pm

Sisterhood Co-Presidents Anita Cohen & Liz Schwartz
Email us at
CHESED (helping hands)  (Email
Evening meetings (8:20pm after minyan): 1/17/19, 3/4, 5/13
Afternoon meetings with lunch!:  2/6/19, 4/3, 6/5

Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN) - Did you know that MJC members have been assembling trays of lasagna for the Interfaith Nutrition Network for almost 20 years? Come help us fulfill this mitzvah at the MJC at 9am on the following dates:  12/20, 1/17/19, 2/14, 3/14, 4/18, 5/16, 6/20, 7/18, 8/15, 9/19, 10/17

Clothing Donation?
Drop off your bags in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters bin located in the back of our parking lot, and the office will provide you with a tax receipt.   Too many bags to carry?  Call the office and a volunteer will be happy to schedule a home pickup.  Thank you!
Having an Event?
Don't forget to save your left-overs for Rock and Wrap It Up.
Need someone to deliver to the Shelter?

Please remember: Charity begins at home -- so whenever you come to the synagogue, please bring a nonperishable kosher item for the Kosher food pantry!

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