Upcoming Events

At Central Synagogue

Yom Kippur Tot Service (ages 0-3)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:00am | Lese Lobby

Tickets required to attend.


Yom Kippur Tot Service (ages 4-6)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:00am | Pavilion

Tickets required to attend.


Yom Kippur Family Service (ages 7-12)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:00am | Main Sanctuary

Tickets required to attend.


Sukkot on the Farm

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 10:00am | Families with Children Ages 0-12 • Alstede Farm

*Round trip transportation is available between Central Synagogue and Alstede Farms.

We’ll explore the farm, pick fruit and vegetables right off the stem, take a hayride, feed the animals, have a picnic lunch, and sing songs with Shira Kobren! Other available activities include the corn maze, the haystack, the winery, and the fall market!

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Pizza in the Hut

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 5:00pm | Lese Lobby

Families with Children Ages 0-5 • $10/family or $18/family if you sign up for this event and Simchat Torah Central

Join us for a special Shabbat Central under the sukkah. You may choose to attend either Friday night for Pizza in the Hut or Saturday morning for Bagels in the Hut. You can also join us for Simchat Torah Central as we celebrate the Torah. We complete the annual reading of the Torah and start to read it from the beginning again!

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Bagels in the Hut

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9:30am | Lese Lobby

Families with Children Ages 0-5 • $10/family or $18/family if you sign up for this event and Simchat Torah Central

Join us for a special Shabbat Central under the sukkah. You may choose to attend either Friday night for Pizza in the Hut or Saturday morning for Bagels in the Hut. You can also join us for Simchat Torah Central as we celebrate the Torah. We complete the annual reading of the Torah and start to read it from the beginning again!

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Sushi in the Hut

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 4:00pm | Lese Lobby

Families with Children in 4th-6th Grade

Join us as we create vegetable and candy sushi in our Sukkah in Lese lobby.

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Simchat Torah with The Craft Studio: Dinner and an Art Project

Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 4:30pm | Pavilion

Families with Children Ages 0-5 • $10/family or $18/family if you sign up for this event and ONE of either Pizza in the Hut or Bagels in the Hut

Join us as we celebrate the Torah by focusing on the first story in the Torah, the Creation Story. The Craft Studio will lead workshops around the Creation story, and we’ll sing and dance with the Torah. At the end of the evening, we’ll eat dinner together. Afterward, you’ll be able to attend the Simchat Torah service in the Sanctuary where the Torah will be opened from end to end so we can read the last few verses and start reading the Torah from the beginning again.

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Simchat Torah Family Service

Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 6:00pm | Main Sanctuary

Join us as we read the last and first passages of the Torah, unfurl the entire Torah scroll in the sanctuary, and then join together in the Pavilion for Israeli dancing and a festive kiddush. All are welcome!


SAVE THE DATE: YFE Family Retreat

Friday, May 3, 2019 | Edith Macy Conference Center, Briarcliff Manor, NY

Save the date for our Family Retreat! Open to families with children in Kindergarten through fifth grades, this retreat will be a chance for families to learn and play together outside of the city with clergy and educators. Early-Bird Registration will be opening on November 26th!

Registration Coming Soon


 

Our People

Rabbi Rosenthal

Rabbi Rebecca Rosenthal

Director of Youth & Family Education

Lily Goldstein

Amy Martin

Director of Family Engagement

Naomi Kachel

Naomi Kachel

Family Engagement Coordinator & Director of Camp Central

Shira Kobren Wasserman

Shira Kobren Wasserman

Family Engagement Music Coordinator