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Wednesday, Nov. 27; Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 & 3

 

Chanukah Candle Lighting

Welcome the Festival of Lights with Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Drive, East Hills. Families of all ages are invited to light the Chanukah candles at 5 p.m. and stay for a special activity. For more information, contact Rabbi Lina Zerbarini, Director of Jewish Life & Learning, at 516-484-1545 ext. 166, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.sjjcc.org.

 

Sunday, Dec.1

 

Chanukah On Ice

All are invited to celebrate Chanukah at “Chanukah on Ice,” to be held Sunday, Dec. 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Iceland, 3345 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park. The day features open skating with family and friends, the lighting of a giant six-foot ice Menorah, Chanukah arts & crafts and a kosher concession stand. Admission is $10, which includes skate rental. For more information call Chabad of Roslyn: 516-484-3500 or visit www.ChabadRoslyn.com

 

Tuesday, Dec. 3 

 

The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom

Join Rabbi Michael White at 10 a.m. for The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom.  The discussions will center on the Torah portion of the week, along with ancient and modern commentaries. You will see how relevant, inspiring and transformative the Torah’s messages are to lives, struggles and circumstances.  No previous knowledge or experience is necessary.  Come to one session or all the sessions.  (Also being held Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. on Nov. 12, Dec. 3, Jan. 14, Feb.11, March 11, April 8, May 13 and on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, the last eight dates in 2014.)  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights, 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 4 

 

Wednesday Morning Mussar Study 

Come to Wednesday Morning Mussar Study with Rabbi Andrew Gordon at 11 a.m. Mussar is a medieval and Chasidic study that focuses on Tikkun Middot, the refining of the soul’s traits.  Participants will use the Torah, ancient Mussar texts, and the modern commentary of Alan Morinis to focus on character development.  Each month they will study a different Middah — a quality of the heart — such as patience, generosity, humility, compassion and simplicity.  (Also being held Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Jan. 8, Feb.12, March 5, April 9, May 7, June 18, the last seven dates in 2014.)  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights, 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org.

 

Chanukah Party And Toy Drive

Sinai in the City and Rabbi Michael White invite all young professionals come to their 5th Annual Chanukah Party and Toy Drive.  The event will be on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. at Penny Farthing, 103 Third Ave., New York City. Email Linda Neiman ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) in the temple office if you would like to attend or want more information on Sinai in the City.  The event is free.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd. at 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

 

Thursday, Dec. 5

 

Pete Hamill Lecture 

The Sinai Notable Speaker Series kicks off with acclaimed author, Pete Hamill and the Temple Sinai “Big Read.”  The writer will visit Temple Sinai on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss his bestselling novel, Snow in August.  Hamill’s visit is the culminating event of various temple-wide activities and discussions based around his book.  Snow in August is set in post-World War-II Brooklyn, and explores the relationship between immigrant Orthodox Rabbi Judah Hirsch and Michael Devlin, an Irish Catholic boy.  

For temple members, the cost in advance is $18; at the door $25. For non-members, cost is $25, for students,  $10.    Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

 

Saturday, Dec. 7

 

Chazak Celebration

Join Temple Sinai for a Chazak Shabbat Celebration 10–11:30 a.m.  Chazak is an ongoing program for children six–14, with developmental differences. See your child grow, learn, and thrive in a nurturing, inclusive environment. All programs are free of charge and integrate music, movement, and other forms of enrichment into the learning experience.   Call 621-8016 to register and get additional information.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

 

Wednesday, Jan. 8

 

More Mussar Programs

Come to Wednesday Morning Mussar Study with Rabbi Andrew Gordon at 11 a.m.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

 

Saturday, Jan. 11

 

More Chazak Celebrations

Another Temple Sinai Chazak Shabbat celebration will be held on Jan. 11, 2014 from 10–11:30 a.m.  Call 621-8016 to register and get additional information.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

 

Monday, Jan. 13

 

More Torah Classes

Join Rabbi Michael White at 7:30 p.m. for The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

 

Tuesday, Jan. 14

 

Morning Torah Classes

Join Rabbi Michael White at 10 a.m. for The Torah’s Timeless Wisdom.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

 

Monday, Jan. 20

 

Holiday Drop-Off Program

Join Temple Sinai for a Chazak Three Hour Holiday Drop-off Program from 10 a.m.–1 p.m.  Call 621-8016 to register and get additional information about our Chazak programs.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org.

 

Board Meetings

 

Village Of Roslyn Zoning Board of Appeals meets on the first Monday of every month at 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 1200 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn.

Village Of Flower Hill Board meets on the first Monday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall, One Bonnie Heights Rd., Flower Hill.