May 21, 2013
Celebrate all your graduates and all your other smachot with us on June 15 at our Gala kiddush.
$100 per family for your smachot to be listed in our program that shabbat.
You can also memorialize a loved one that day as well.
Please call the shul office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
May 13, 2013
April 24, 2013
COMMUNITY SHABBAT DINNER
Davening at 6:15 pm
Dinner at 7:15 pm
26 Old Mill Road, Great Neck, NY 11023 | 516.487.6100 | www.gns.org
RABBI YECHIEL ECKSTEIN
Founder & President,
International Fellowship of Christians & Jews
Goodwill Ambassador of the State of Israel
Reservations Required ~ Limited Seating
$30/adult | $20/teen | $10/child | $100 family maximum
RSVP: 516.487.6100 or email@example.com
Reservations Deadline: Wednesday, May 1
Who are the Christian Zionists and what do they mean for the State of Israel?
What does the election of Pope Francis mean for the Jewish Community?
Don’t Miss A Unique Shabbat With A Pioneer Of Jewish-Christian Relations
SUPPORT OUR SHABBAT SPEAKERS SERIES
BY BECOMING A SPONSOR
For sponsorship levels and benefits,
please see the Weekly Announcements or contact the synagogue office.
February 26, 2013
Orders for Shmura Matzah from Charedim Bakery in Brooklyn will be available this year for $25.50 per one pound box. Please send your orders with check enclosed to Great Neck Synagogue. There is a limited supply this year so please order early. Pickup will be on March 21, between 6:30pm and 8:30 pm.
January 28, 2013
LECTURE FEB. 5
Scholars & Scholarship: Tuesday, February 5, 8:30pm
Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Woolf,Senior Lecturer, Bar Ilan University
Department of Talmud Op-Ed Commentator, Times of Israel
will be here to discuss:
“Reflections on the Israeli Elections: Israel and the Rabbis”
January 19, 2013
TAANIT ESTHER Thurs., February 21, 2013
Fast begins at 5:19 am and ends at 6:11 pm
Shacharit 6:20 am/ 7:45 am (with selichot)
Mincha at 5:10 pm
PURIM EVENING Saturday night, February 23, 2013
Shabbat ends after 6:29 pm
Please note that there will be four Megilah readings this year
1)Megilah at 6:45 pm in Youth Center (not child friendly)
2) Megilah at 7:00 pm in Beit Midrash (not child friendly)
3)Megilah at 7:00 pm in Main Shul (yes child friendly)
4) Megilah at 7:45 pm in Youth Center (not child friendly)
Youth Purim program at 7:45 pm in Gym
Purim Extravaganza at 8:30 pm in Main Ballroom
Purim Tisch 10:15 pm
PURIM DAY Sunday, February 24, 2013
1st shacharit at 7:00 am in Beit Midrash
2nd shacharit at 8:00 am in Main Shul
3rd Shacharit at 9:00 am in Youth Center
Megilah reading approximately 25 minutes after start of minyan
Womens Tefilah 9 am davenning, 10 am Megilah reading in Beit Midrash
Early Mincha 12:35 pm
Regular Mincha 5:30 pm
Late Ma’ariv 8:15 pm
January 7, 2013
COMMUNITY SHABBAT LUNCHEON & GUEST SPEAKER
Saturday, February 2 ~
Super Bowl Shabbat with ALAN VEINGRAD
Member of the 1992 Dallas Cowboy Super Bowl Champions
“My Spiritual Journey: Steps to Self-Discovery in Size 14 Shoes”
For reservations and sponsorships,
please contact the synagogue office.
**All sponsors will receive an autographed football!**
If you were among the over 575 attendees who enjoyed a delicious Shabbat dinner, the warm company of friends and neighbors, and a riveting presentation from Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, you know, first-hand, the profound impact that our Family Shabbat Dinner & Guest Speakers Series has made on our synagogue and the larger Great Neck community.
Over the past 18 months, thanks to your patronage and support, the Great Neck Synagogue Shabbat experience has been enhanced by the presence of leading thinkers, educators, and personalities of the international Jewish community, including Malcolm Hoenlein, Dr. Deborah Lipstadt, Rabbis Shlomo Riskin, Joseph Telushkin, and Shmuley Boteach, Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, and many more. Our youth look forward to the exciting Children’s Program coordinated by our GNS Youth Department. Most of all, we have been enriched by the opportunity to celebrate Shabbat together as a community.
To continue all this, we need you. I am encouraging you to join our sponsors, who ensure the financial viability of the series, and represent a strong expression of the community spirit that is our ultimate goal.
Our next Shabbat luncheon will take place Saturday, February 2, “Super Bowl Shabbat,” and will feature Alan Veingrad, a member of the 1992 Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys. An observant Jew, Alan is a nationally-acclaimed speaker with a unique story, sure to inspire and captivate us all.
The following sponsorship levels are available.
All sponsors of Feb. 2, will get an autographed football!
$1800 Diamond Sponsor (Limit 6)
- For 12 consecutive months, you will be entitled to family reservations for all dinners, including 2 seats at the speaker’s table, and the opportunity to host guest speakers for Shabbat or for Shabbat meals. VIP reserved seating for all guest speakers, and an autographed book or memorabilia.
$1000 Platinum Sponsor
- For 12 consecutive months, you will be entitled to family reservations for all dinners, VIP reserved seating for all guest speakers, and an autographed book or memorabilia.
$540 Gold Sponsor
- For 6 consecutive months, you will be entitled to family reservations for all dinners and an autographed book or memorabilia.
$360 Silver Sponsor
- Family reservation for 2 events and an autographed book or memorabilia..
$180 Bronze Sponsor
- Family reservation for 1 event and an autographed book or memorabilia.
Please consider the level of sponsorship that is right for you, and contact Mark Twersky with your commitment at the synagogue office: (516) 587-6100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you in advance for joining with us in support of this exciting community initiative.
December 25, 2012
NOAH POZNER’S Z”L RABBI TO SPEAK AT GREAT NECK COMMUNITY EVENING OF REFLECTION
We have just received confirmation that Rabbi Shaul Praver, Rabbi of Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown, Ct, will be speaking at the Great Neck Community Evening of Reflection, to be held tomorrow evening, December 25, 8 pm, at Great Neck Synagogue. Rabbi Praver is the rabbi of Noah Pozner’s z”l family and officiated at Noah’s funeral. Rabbi Praver also grew up in Great Neck and maintains many connections to our community and we are certain that his thoughts will be both poignant and meaningful.
Please join us
for A GREAT NECK COMMUNITY
Evening of Reflection: Responding to Tragedy In Newtown
Tuesday, December 25 ~ 8:00pm
Great Neck Synagogue
26 Old Mill Road, Great Neck, NY 11023
RABBI TZVI HIRSCH WEINREB, PhD
Executive Vice President Emeritus, Orthodox Union
“Answering Unanswerable Questions; Replacing Despair With Hope”
MR. DAVID POLLOCK
Associate Executive Director, Jewish Community Relations Council of New York
“Preventing The Next Tragedy: What we must demand from our communities and ourselves”
(list in development)
Great Neck Synagogue
North Shore Hebrew Academy
North Shore Hebrew Academy High School
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck
Temple Isaiah of Great Neck
November 26, 2012
Buy Your Raffle Tickets Now!
Take advantage of the pre-sale raffle discounts by filling out the order form below. Your tickets will be waiting for you at the door with your name and phone number pre-printed so they will be ready for you to use immediately. PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW, because “if you’re not in, you can’t win.” Click Here for a list of the prize packages (subject to enhancement as we get closer to the raffle)
Discount Ticket Packages
Available for Advance Purchase Only. Orders must be received by December 7th 2012.
There are three ways for you to purchase raffle tickets.
- Call the synagogue office (516) 487-6100 to place a credit card order;
- Print out the order form below and fax it to the synagogue office at (516) 487-6149;
- Email Mark Twersky (email@example.com) with your raffle ticket order and he will bill your synagogue account.
Let us know if you cannot attend the dinner and we will enter your tickets for you into your choice of prize categories. Great Neck Synagogue is counting on the support of the whole community for this important fundraiser and by buying a raffle ticket you are both supporting GNS and gaining a chance to win a great prize.
If you have any questions, please contact raffle co-chairs David and Diane Rein at firstname.lastname@example.org or (516) 487-1296No more submissions accepted at this time.
November 1, 2012
Friday evening, Nov. 30, 2012 our guest speaker will be Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.We will have a Friday night dinner and the Chief Rabbi will speak Saturday morning after services and again at Seudah Shlishit. NOTE CHANGE IN DATE
Please see the reservation form.