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Celebrate Hanukkah at the Greenburgh Hebew Center

Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

It is time to get into the Hanukkah Spirit! This year’s Hanukkah Dinner will be held at the Greenburgh Hebrew Center on Sunday, December 6th, the first night of the 8 night holiday.

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Installation of Rabbi Jay M. Stein, Saturday November 14, 2015

Published: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The installation of Rabbi Jay M. Stein as Rabbi of the Greenburgh Hebrew Center will take place on Saturday, November 14 at 6 pm. The community is invited to share in this occasion. The evening begins at 6 pm with Havdalah led by GHC's Cantor Janet Leuchter. The installation will begin promptly at 6:15 pm with Rabbi Aaron Bisno (Senior Rabbi of Rodef Shalom Congregation, Pittsburgh, PA) introducing Rabbi Stein.  Rabbi David Hoffman (assistant professor in the Department of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary) will address the congregation with  "The Meaning of Faith for Modern Jews". Rabbi Barry Kenter (Rabbi Emeritus of Greenburgh Hebrew Center) will close the ceremony. There will be supervised activities (including a musical performance) and a light dinner for children from 6:15 -7:15 pm. At 7:15 pm all will gather for a reception celebrating the installation of Rabbi Stein. View Event Page

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“Because You Got to Laugh”: Comedy Night At Greenburgh Hebrew Center Saturday, November 21, 2015

Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Greenburgh Hebrew Center presents a night of comedy on Saturday, November 21 at 8 pm by the highly acclaimed group “Ivy Stand Up – the Ivy League of Comedy”. The evening, which is geared for adults, features 3 accomplished comedians: Shaun El, Robin Fox and Frank Vignola

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GHC is participating in a Shabbat of Unity with the People of Israel, this Shabbat, October 17, 2015

Published: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Rabbinical Assembly, as a member of the Conference of Presidents, is participating in a Shabbat of Unity with the People of Israel, this Shabbat, October 17, 2015. We ask that you recite this kavannah by our colleague David Wolpe and pray with your congregations for the safety and security of Israel and everyone who lives there, and the healing of the injured victims.

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

Published: Thursday, September 10, 2015 Greenburgh Hebrew Center (GHC) kicks off the High Holidays on Saturday, September 5 at 9:00 PM with a special Healing Service, followed Selichot, the traditional preparation prayers of forgiveness for the High Holidays. This is open to the community. GHC holds evening and daytime services on both days of Rosh Hashanah. Evening services on Sunday, SeptemberMore >>

Greenburgh Hebrew Center extends its Commitment to Free Jewish Education

Published: Monday, August 24, 2015

The Greenburgh Hebrew Center extends its commitment to Jewish education by offering newcomers a year of its award-winning Religious School for free, and membership in the synagogue is not required.

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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 >>