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Amy Kessler Named New Early Childhood Center Director of Greenburgh Hebrew Center

Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

The Greenburgh Hebrew Center has announced the appointment of Amy Kessler as its new Early Childhood Director, as of July 1, 2015.

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Ruach Tot Shabbat to take place Friday, July 10 - for Parents and Children

Published: Monday, July 6, 2015 A lively, spirit (ruach) filled celebration of Shabbat will take place on Friday, July 10 from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm. Ruach Tot Shabbat is parent and child friendly, and designed for children ages 3-7. GHC clergy lead a Shabbat themed activity, followed by songs, candle lighting, Kiddush and Motzi – the blessings over the grape juice and challah. RuachMore >>

Rabbi Jay M. Stein Named New Rabbi of The Greenburgh Hebrew Center

Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Greenburgh Hebrew Center has announced the appointment of Rabbi Jay M. Stein as its new spiritual leader, as of July 1, 2015. Rabbi Barry Kenter, who has served as the synagogue’s spiritual leader since 1984, has been appointed Rabbi Emeritus.

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Ruach Tot Shabbat to take place Friday, June 12 - For Parents and Children

Published: Friday, June 5, 2015 A lively, spirit (ruach) filled celebration of Shabbat will take place on Friday, June 12 from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm. Ruach Tot Shabbat is parent and child friendly and designed for children ages 3-7. GHC clergy lead a Shabbat themed activity, followed by songs, candle lighting, Kiddush and Motzi – the blessings over the grape juice and challah. RuachMore >>

All Woman Led Sisterhood Shabbat Service, honoring Johnna Freud as Woman of the Year, to be held on Saturday May 16

Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Sisterhood GHC will be having its annual Sisterhood Shabbat, honoring Johnna Freud as Woman of the Year, at 9:30 am on Saturday May 16 at Greenburgh Hebrew Center in Dobbs Ferry, NY. GHC is an egalitarian synagogue where women are routinely included in all aspects of Jewish observance, but, Sisterhood Shabbat is a special celebration of how far Jewish women have come. All the parts of the service, including leading the service and reading Torah, are performed by women.

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Open House for Gan (Kindergarten) Class on Sunday, April 26 at 11 AM at Greenburgh Hebrew Center

Published: Friday, April 17, 2015 The Greenburgh Hebrew Center Religious School, Dobbs Ferry, is having an open house for its Gan (Kindergarten) class on Sunday, April 26 from 11 am to 12 noon. Prospective students and their parents can meet the teacher and school director, and observe the class in action. The Gan program is FREE for ALL students for the 2015-16 school year. SynagogueMore >>

Dr. Jay Michaelson to speak at Greenburgh Hebrew Center on April 20th, 7:30 pm

Published: Friday, March 20, 2015

Greenburgh Hebrew Center welcomes noted author, activist and academic, Dr. Jay Michaelson, to speak at the synagogue, located at 515 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, on Monday, April 20th at 7:30 pm.  Dr. Michaelson will explore distinctive LGBTQ voices and perspectives within Jewish sacred texts and theology.  The lecture will be followed by a question and answer session, and refreshments will be served.  Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend this free event.  As Rabbi Barry A. Kenter said, “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Michaelson, whose insights are sure to enrich us all and to inspire further LGBTQ outreach. How grateful and proud we are to provide this opportunity to our neighbors and friends.”  Due to space limitations, reservations are recommended.

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Greenburgh Hebrew Center to Hold Shabbat Hagadol Dinner Friday March 27th

Published: Friday, March 13, 2015

Now that Purim is over, we at the Greenburgh Hebrew Center are preparing for Passover! This year our annual Shabbat Hagadol dinner takes place on Friday, March 27. Shabbat Hagadol is the “Great Shabbat” before Passover!

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