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Greenburgh Hebrew Center Celebrates Simchat Torah October 16 & 17

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Simchat Torah celebrates the completion of the cycle of reading the Torah and the beginning of a new cycle.  GHC begins the celebration of Simchat Torah on Thursday evening, October 16, at 5:45 pm with music, storytelling and exploration of the Torah. This event is especially geared towards families with young children. The celebration continues with a light pasta dinner at 6:30 pm. The dinner is free and open to all; please RSVP to the GHC office at 693-4260 or by Monday, October 13. Everyone is then invited to join the congregation in the main sanctuary at 7:00 pm for singing, dancing and rejoicing with all of the GHC Torahs. Rabbi Barry Kenter will unroll an entire Torah scroll and “wrap” all of the children in the Torah. 

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Greenburgh Hebrew Center offers High Holidays programs & services for all ages!

Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014

Greenburgh Hebrew Center (GHC) is kicking off the High Holidays on Saturday, September 20 at 9:00 PM with Part I of Simon Schama’s highly acclaimed PBS series “The Story of the Jews”. Discussion and then the Selichot prayers of forgiveness will follow. This is open to the community. GHC holds evening and daytime services on both days of Rosh Hashanah.  Evening services on Wednesday, September 24 and Thursday, September 25 will begin at 6:00 PM, and daytime services on Thursday, September 25 and Friday, September 26 will begin at 8:30 AM. 

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Award winning journalist, Jennifer Senior, to speak about her latest book at GHC

Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jennifer Senior will discuss her latest book, ALL JOY AND NO FUN - The Paradox of Modern Parenthood at Sisterhood GHC’s “Welcome Back” Brunch to be held at Greenburgh Hebrew Center in Dobbs Ferry on Sunday September 17 at 10:00AM.

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Greenburgh Hebrew Center welcomes all Adults and Children to Pool Party Open House Sunday, August 10th

Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Greenburgh Hebrew Center will host a Pool Party Open House at a private house in Dobbs Ferry on Sunday, August 10 from 1 pm – 4 pm.  Attendees will be able to meet and get acquainted with Rabbi Barry Kenter, Cantor Janet Leuchter, Religious School Director Debbie Erdheim, Early Childhood Director Gloria Smith and other representatives of the synagogue.

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Greenburgh Hebrew Center makes new commitment to Jewish Education with a Year of Religious School for Free

Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

To encourage Jewish education, the Greenburgh Hebrew Center (GHC) is now offering newcomers to its award-winning Religious School one year of free tuition.  Those enrolling for the 2014-15 year will also enjoy the 2015-16 year tuition at half the standard rate.

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Sisterhood Shabbat Service, honoring Arlene Krawitz to be held on Saturday May 17

Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Sisterhood GHC will be having its annual Sisterhood Shabbat, honoring Arlene Krawitz as Woman of the Year, at 9:30 am on Saturday May 17 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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Watch the Video: GHC Purim Carnival on News12

Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Video footage of GHC's Purim Carnival

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Greenburgh Hebrew Center To Host Shabbat Hagadol Dinner

Published: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Now that Purim is over, the Greenburgh Hebrew Center is  preparing for the Passover. This year the annual Shabbat Hagadol dinner takes place Friday, April 11. The Musical Shabbat evening service begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Shabbat meal. (There will be food for vegetarians and children too.)

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