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  • Junior Choir, Adult Choir, Musical Services and more Music for All Ages
  • Women's Seder, Bar Mitzvah Boot Camp for Dads, Life Long Learning Creating New Connections
  • From classical Reform to contemporary services Engaging Worship
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Our High Holy Day schedule is available here.  Start by joining us for a special Selichot concert and service on September 20th!

Charitable giving is an important part of Judaism and is vital to our congregation. We depend on your act of generosity and kindness - of Tzedakah - to support our programs and facilities and help us meet the needs of our synagogue community.  You can donate online to our annual Kol Nidre Appeal here.

tot shabbat

Don't miss our first Tot Shabbat of the season on September 19th at 5:30pm!   Join Rabbi Bravo for our 30-minute special Shabbat Service - a wonderful introduction to Shabbat for little ones, geared towards newborn through kindergarten - older siblings are welcome. With stories, songs, music and dancing. Complimentary dinner and fun craft to follow. RSVP to Barbara or Jen at ext. 140 or 141 or email nurseryschool@northshoresynagogue.org.

Still Time to Register for Religious School and J.tel!

Register early for our renowned Religious School!  In 2014 - 2015 we're offering all-new options including pre-K classes, new days, early bird and sibling discounts and lower tuition for most grades!

J.tel, our nationally-recognized program for 8th - 12th grade is going strong.  Contact Emily Besthoff, our Youth Director, for more information.

You can register online for Religous School and J.tel.

First Week of School:
Sunday, September 14 at 9:30-11:30 am - Kindergarten – Grade 6 classes begin
Monday, September 15 at 4:15-6:45 pm - Grades 4-6 Monday MOSEaics classes begin
Tuesday, September 16 at 4:15-6:45 pm - Grades 4-6 Tuesday MOSEaics classes begin
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00-8:30 pm - Grade 7 and J.tel classes begin

Musical Selichot Concert and Service with Noah Aronson

Join with NNoahAronsonorth Shore Synagogue for an evening of song and prayer.

We begin Selichot in the quiet of night to further focus our attention on the big tasks ahead of us - we begin Selichot in the quiet of night to further focus our attention on the big tasks ahead of us.

8:30 p.m. Noah Aronson Musical Program
Refreshments to follow the performance.

10:00 p.m. Selichot services led by Noah Aronson, Rabbi Deborah K. Bravo, Rabbi Jaimee B. Shalhevet & Cantor Rich Pilatsky

Noah Aronson is an energetic and soulful composer/performer whose unique musical style propels his music into communities across the country and in Israel. Noah's latest project 'Left Side of the Page' sets to music some of the poetic selections from the Mishkan Tefilah Prayer Book. Noah's music is now sung in progressive communities worldwide and has been included as part of the cantorial curriculum at the Hebrew Union College Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music.

Open to the community.  Free of charge.

Mitzvah of the Month

The Tikkun Olam ("repairing the world") Committee selects a charity to support each month. Money from Religious School, Board of Trustees and the Tzedakah boxes in the synagogue are donated to the charity.  We hope you will consider donation separately as well!

Interested in volunteering for the Tikkun Olam Committee? Please contact the Temple Office at 516-921-2282 ext 105.

September Tzedakah of the Month - "Stop the Sirens Campaign - Israel Under Fire" - In conjunction with the URJ, the Jewish Federation of North America and the Conservative Movement, our Tzedakah of the Month will provide emergency aid and alleviate the suffering of our Israeli brothers and sisters.

Photo Gallery

TBE NSS263  800x533 -29-150-120-80-c Take a look at photos from different events, occasions, and happenings here at our synagogue. Our Mitzvah Day celebrations, Tikkun Olam, simchas and special occasions!

Click the photo to see our current photo gallery!

Our "Shalom" Newsletter

NewsletterRead more about what's going on in our synagogue and community. North Shore Synagogue's Shalom bulletin is published monthly.

You can find it here!

Our Blog

OurBlog Read about our community with blog contributions from our clergy, staff and congregants.

You can follow our blog by clicking the Follow box on the bottom right of the blog page.

Interested in sharing your own thoughts about Jewish life with the community?  Contact Amy Schwach, our Executive Director, for more info!


Upcoming Events


Tuesday 09/23 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Choir Rehearsal


Wednesday 09/24
Nursery School Closed


Wednesday 09/24
Nursery and Religious School Closed


Wednesday 09/24
Erev Rosh Hashanah / Main Office Closes at 2pm


Wednesday 09/24 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah


Thursday 09/25
Rosh Hashanah


Thursday 09/25
Nursery School Closed


Thursday 09/25
Rosh Hashana (New Year)


Thursday 09/25 9:00am - 11:30am
Rosh Hashanah Early Service


Thursday 09/25 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Rosh Hashanah Late Service

NSS Welcomes YouNorth Shore Synagogue is a vibrant Reform congregation of nearly 700 families offering a diversity of spiritual, educational, family, mitzvah and social opportunities for its members and the community.

The mission of North Shore Synagogue is to join with our members in building a community where the practice of Reform Judaism enriches and uplifts our lives with understanding, warmth, friendship and meaning.  Read our complete Mission and Vision Statement here.

Though our members are drawn to our Synagogue for various reasons - spiritual, social, educational and charitable - we seek to forge a common bond of commitment to Jewish heritage, tradition and people even as we affirm the freedom to express these shared values in creative and individualistic ways.

Our hope is that you and your family will find a Jewish home at North Shore, where you can develop the tools of Jewish living, the comfort of a community and a sense of connection that will last a lifetime and for generations to come. We feel strongly that membership in a synagogue, whether North Shore or another synagogue, creates a bond that you'll only find in a congregational community.

We serve communities across Nassau and Suffolk County, including Syosset, Woodbury, Old Bethpage, Plainview, Jericho, Oyster Bay, Muttontown, Brookville, East Norwich, Hicksville, Farmingdale, Melville, Glen Head, Cold Spring Harbor, Laurel Hollow and many others on Long Island.

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