January/February

03/09/2015 12:15:38 PM

Mar9

We will be updating the Book of Remembrance to include current names, addresses and dates. 
Our next Pot Luck dinner and service will be held on Jan. 9, 2015.
Sisterhood is planning a spring trip to a Greek synagogue on the lower East Side.  This will be followed by lunch at Katz’s Deli.  Please consider joining us for a most interesting excursion. 
We have completed renovations on the...Read more...

November/December

03/09/2015 12:11:23 PM

Mar9

Our condolences to Rabbi Schwalb, Joanne and family on the loss of their granddaughter.  We wish them strength, peace and comfort in the days ahead. 

A big thank you to Ruth Ossher, who performed the Yom Kippur services.  We really appreciate her stepping up and doing a wonderful job.  

We have applied to the Town of Somers to place signs for HCS at...Read more...

September/October

03/09/2015 12:08:05 PM

Mar9

Our parsonage building is getting a new facelift, both inside and out.  We are now able to provide housing for our new caretaker, Adrienne, and will eventually be able to use the upper floors as living space.

Please welcome Adrienne, who became our caretaker over the summer.  We are very pleased to have her join us.

Our Hebrew School is fully staffed and we are excited that HCS...Read more...

March/April

02/26/2014 10:17:50 AM

Feb26

We had a wonderful Warm Up Your Winter "get together" despite the snow.  A big thank you to Sisterhood for planning, decorating and making it happen. 

 

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Nov/Dec 2013

01/21/2014 03:27:58 PM

Jan21

The board approved a change in schedule for Shabbat services.  We will have one Friday evening service/pot luck on the first Friday of each month, and the rest of the month will have Sat. morning services.  These will all be “Lunch and Learns.”

 

We enjoyed an exciting concert at HCS on Dec. 5, provided by an Israeli group called Beit Tefilah.  The harmony and joyous music was...Read more...

August 2013

09/03/2013 08:11:54 PM

Sep3

 

We are getting ready for the High Holidays and are pleased to announce that Jill Liflander and Beth Whipple will be providing children’s services this year.  We will also offer babysitting for children from 11:00-12:30.  Parents are asked to pre-register for this service so that we know how many babysitters are needed.

 

Our new lift is available for anyone who requires...Read more...

June 2013

09/03/2013 08:10:43 PM

Sep3

 

We plan to have the lift installed and the building cleaned in time for the High Holidays.

 

We are holding our own with membership, but hope to add some new families in the coming year.

 

Our Hebrew School is doing well with the new curriculum.  Students who require help learning to read Hebrew are receiving individual instruction, when needed.

 

Sisterhood has...Read more...

April 2013

09/03/2013 08:10:05 PM

Sep3

 

We now have CD's available for anyone who would like to listen to the new melodies we are using at services.  Please come and join us to experience both the instrumental music and new melodies.  We would love to have your feedback on how you like the changes, and will be sending out a survey at some point to get a better idea.

 

Our Israeli Dancing night was lively and lots of fun.  The food, the...Read more...

February 2013

09/03/2013 08:09:21 PM

Sep3

 

On April 13, we will be hosting an evening of Israeli dancing.  Everyone is invited to learn some new dances.  We will have dancing teachers to show us the way, and lots of music, as well as some tasty treats. 

 

We are proud to honor Melissa Greenspon at the JRF dinner event on March 7.  Mellissa has been very active on our board and as a Sisterhood member.  She also...Read more...

Nov/Dec 2012

09/03/2013 08:09:00 PM

Sep3

 

We had a great time at the Chanukah dinner, with a large turnout.  Thanks to all who contributed delicious and tasty treats including some wonderful latkes!

 

A new gutter system will be installed to keep our building dry.  We are also replacing our lift to make the building more accessible.   

 

We need new Sidurs at a cost of $36 each. If anyone is...Read more...

September 2012

09/03/2013 08:08:16 PM

Sep3

 

The Board wishes everyone a very happy and healthy year ahead.

 

We had new railings installed and we will have the floors polished in the sanctuary.

 

Hoping to improve communication with our new mailboxes.  They are located in a closet in the entrance hall, under the stairs.  Messages can be left for Rabbi Schwalb, HCS President Mary Wolchan,  Hebrew...Read more...

June 2012

09/03/2013 08:06:51 PM

Sep3

 

The Education committee reports that students have been making good progress with the new curriculum.  Our tech center has also been helpful in facilitating the learning process. 

 

Let’s welcome our new Sisterhood Presidents:  Amy Post and Emily Siegel!  They bring lots of energy and creativity to their leadership roles.  Please join us for our summer Sisterhood dinner at a local...Read more...

April 2012

09/03/2013 08:05:13 PM

Sep3

 

Looks like we will be enjoying some new music and prayers at services, thanks to Rabbi Schwalb.

 

A big thank you to Alan Most for working with our Bar/Bat Mitzvah students and their families over the years.  Alan will be stepping down, and Manny Stern and Tal Hadani will be arranging meetings and scheduling as of Sept.

 

We made major physical improvements to our facilities this past...Read more...

Februay 2012

02/28/2012 02:45:38 PM

Feb28

Rabbi Schwalb brought back some new melodies from Israel, which will complement those we use at services. 

We are looking for a new Ritual committee chairperson.  Alan Most will be stepping down and we thank him for all of his efforts over the years to keep things running smoothly!  Alan has been a “go to” person whenever there is a question or need for help. 

Our web site is being upgraded through...Read more...

December 2011

02/11/2012 03:02:20 PM

Feb11

 Our membership is currently 89 families.  We welcome the 6 new families who joined us this year.   

The Dec. 3 Wine and Cheese event was well attended, and lots of fun.  We received generous donations, which covered all expenses and provided something extra for building repairs or other needs.

 Roof repair is needed to repair leaks into the upstairs classroom.  We had little storm damage...Read more...

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