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Mitzvah of the Month

Tzedakah of the Month - The October Tzedakah of the Month will be our Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food Drive - please give generously! Tzedakah Boxes are located in the Synagogue Lobby and outside the Youth Lounge.

Our NSS Annual Winter Coat Drive will continue through November 1st There are families on Long Island who desperately need our help. We are collecting, sorting and distributing gently worn and/or new coats for children and adults.

Our NSS Annual Food Drive will continue through October 15th and strives to assist families who face “food insecurity” in our Long Island communities. Please buy “something extra” and donate it to this cause. Shopping bags are available at NSS. Please return them filled with non-perishable food items with current “best by” dates.

This project is sponsored by the Tikkun Olam Committee in conjunction with TANS (Tikkun Alliance of the North Shore), NSS Clergy, Youth Groups, Religious School, Nursery School.

Look for the upcoming flyer with more details.

Please give generously to this worthwhile organization by donating to the Tzedakah Boxes located in the sanctuary lobby and outside the youth lounge.

We thank you again for your efforts and support,
Patrice Grossman & Ilene Zelniker
Tikkun Olam Co-Chairs


Ongoing Mitzvahs

Clothing Donations - Goodwill box located outside in rear of parking lot (receipts can be obtained in the office for donations).

Get Well Mugs -  Make someone smile…“Get Well Mugs” filled with a coupon for “Jewish Penicillin” (chicken soup) from Ben’s Deli. Just call the office to have one shipped to a friend or family member who is under the weather. ($12)

Volunteers needed to deliver Shiva Baskets to those sitting shiva

Volunteers needed to lead Shiva Minyans

Please call the main office at 516-921-2282 to sign up to volunteer.

Tikkun Olam Committee Co-Chairs:
Patrice Grossman and Ilene Zelniker

Photo Gallery

TBE NSS263  800x533 -29-150-120-80-c Take a look at photos from different events, occasions, and happenings here at our synagogue. Our Mitzvah Day celebrations, Tikkun Olam, simchas and special occasions!

Click the photo to see our current photo gallery!

Our "Shalom" Newsletter

NewsletterRead more about what's going on in our synagogue and community. North Shore Synagogue's Shalom bulletin is published monthly.

You can find it here!

Upcoming Events

22Nov
22Nov
11.22.2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bereavement Group
24Nov
24Nov
11.24.2017
Office Closed
24Nov
11.24.2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregational Shabbat Service
25Nov
11.25.2017 8:45 am - 10:00 am
Torah Study
25Nov
11.25.2017 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Service in the Round
26Nov
28Nov
11.28.2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Adult Learning: The People and the Books
29Nov
11.29.2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Shalhevet
29Nov
11.29.2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bereavement Group
29Nov
11.29.2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Adult B'nei Mitzvah
2Dec
12.02.2017 8:45 am - 10:00 am
Torah Study
2Dec
12.02.2017 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Service in the Round
3Dec
12.03.2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Trip to the Jewish Museum
6Dec
12.06.2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bereavement Group
6Dec
12.06.2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Adult B'nei Mitzvah
9Dec
12.09.2017 8:45 am - 10:00 am
Torah Study

Recommended Reading and Music for ShabbatShabbat Anthology Volume II (Book/CD)

Composer/Artist:Dunn, J. Mark/Joel N. Eglash, editors
Format:Piano/Vocal/Guitar and CD
$34.95
The long-awaited series is finally here! Shabbat Anthology brings to light both newly composed and older Sabbath music that has never been published, in Piano/Vocal/Guitar format. Shabbat Anthology Volume II includes classic liturgical works from such esteemed composers as Joe Black, Charles Davidson, Paula Goldberg, Sylvia Goldstein, Lisa Levine, Louis Lewandowski, Mah Tovu, Rachelle Nelson, Stuart Rauch, Benjie Ellen Schiller, Sol Zim and many more. Several 'folk' pieces are also included, focusing on the music of the Ladino (Judeo-Spanish)-speaking Sephardic Jews. Perfect for those looking to add something new to their worship. Includes CD with all 33 songs, featuring performances by the original artists, as well as Cantors Richard Botton, Erik L.F. Contzius, Jessica Epstein, Mark Opatow, Kari Siegel-Eglash and others.  Recommended Reading and Music for ShabbatInvitation to Shabbat, An (with CD) -
A Beginner's Guide to Weekly Celebration
Ruth Perelson
$18.00
Explore Shabbat step-by-step and blessing-by-blessing from candlelighting to Havdalah. Discover the essential elements of tradition along with modern options for enhancing spiritual awareness. Explore the many paths to a satisfying Shabbat celebration through the words of those who began to observe Shabbat as adults. Blessings in Hebrew, transliteration, and English are included, alongside descriptions of rituals, as well as their history and folklore. Rounding out this extraordinary guide are traditional recipes--Ashkenazic and Sephardic--a bibliography, and a CD recording for learning and pleasure that brings to life the music of Shabbat.   

Recommended Reading and Music for ShabbatA Shabbat Reader: Universe of Cosmic Joy
Edited by Dov Peretz Elkins
$14.95

Share the rich Sabbath experiences of a diverse group of prominent Jewish thinkers. Noted author and anthologist Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins has mined every vein of Jewish experience to produce a collection of spiritual essays, poetry, and meditations on the transcendent meaning of the seventh day. He culls from a wealth of sources ranging from the traditional to the radical, including among his forty selections works by Sue Levi Elwell, Blu Greenberg, Lawrence Kushner, Michael Lerner, Alicia Suskin Ostriker, W. Gunther Plaut, Gershom G. Scholem, and Elie Wiesel. Sections of the collection explore Shabbat in Classical Texts, Shabbat as the Ultimate Mitzvah, Jews Celebrate Shabbat, and Shabbat in Modern Thought.

"Dov Peretz Elkins is one of the most spiritual people I know. His work continues to be chicken soup for my soul."
--- Jack Canfield, coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Soul

 


Recommended Reading and Music for ShabbatDo It Yourself Shabbat
URJ Department of Lifelong Jewish Learning
$2.25

Prepared by the Family Education Committee of the URJ-CCAR Commission on Jewish Education This guide explains each of the four prayers recited on erev Shabbat and suggests alternate ways to incorporate them into various family settings. The blessings are presented in English, in Hebrew, and in transliteration.

 



Recommended Reading and Music for ShabbatThe Shabbat Angels
Maxine Segal Handelman, Illustrated by Joani Keller Rothenberg
$13.95

Something is not right in the home of Chaim Yonkel and his wife, Esther. Usually their home is filled with the smells of delicious foods, the sounds of laughing children, and happy smiles on everyone's faces. But this Shabbat finds the family fighting, Shabbat dinner unprepared, and the house a mess.

The Talmud tells the story of two angels, Tov and Rah. According to this legend, these angels follow each person home from synagogue on Shabbat and deliver a blessing. If Shabbat is being honored and the home is filled with Shabbat peace, the angel of good, Tov, gets to deliver the blessing that every Shabbat should be like this one. However, if Shabbat is not being honored, the angel of evil, Rah, gets to deliver the blessing, turning the same words into a curse.

This contemporary version of the talmudic tale, illustrated with breathtaking illustrations by Joani Keller Rothenberg, updates the story for today's families. The Shabbat Angels will delight the whole family while it teaches the importance of Shabbat shalom, Shabbat peace.

 


 

Recommended Reading and Music for Shabbat Tot Shabbat
Written and illustrated by Camille Kress
$5.95

This board book for toddlers encourages parents and children to share a rich spiritual and sensory Shabbat experience. Artist and author Camille Kress created this story on cardboard for her young son because heavy pages cannot be torn by little fingers. Her warm watercolors depict Shabbat symbols within the home--candlesticks, challah, and a Kiddush cup--and a family celebrating a peaceful Shabbat evening.
"Simple and engaging."--Booklist

 


Recommended Reading and Music for Shabbat Shabbat Shalom!
Written by Michelle Shapiro Abraham,Illustrated by Ann Koffsky
$6.95

From the author of Good Morning, Boker Tov and Good Night, Lilah Tov, Michelle Abraham's latest book introduces preschoolers to the joy of Shabbat.

In simple, rhyming language, Shabbat Shalom! tells the story of family celebrating Shabbat. . Filled with prayers and beautiful illustrations, Shabbat Shalom! is a wonderful way to teach toddlers about lighting Shabbat candles, reciting the Kiddush, saying the blessing over the challah and more. Abraham's educational books for preschoolers are proven successes, making learning fun and exciting. Shabbat Shalom! is the perfect compliment to the Morning/Bedtime Rituals books, creating a strong start to leading a Jewish life.

 


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