Friday, April 25, 2014

Helping the Jewish Community of Ukraine

Following up on my sermon from last Shabbat morning, I wanted to provide links for learning more about and supporting the Jewish community of Ukraine, in particular the Masorti (Conservative) community there.

Here are the links:

For information about the Masorti Community:

To support Masorti Olami (International Conservative Judaism):

Information from the Joint Distribution Committee on Ukraine:

The Jewish Agency:


Rabbi Benson

Friday, April 11, 2014

No Place on Earth - a Yom ha-Shoah Event at NSJC

In partnership with Cablevision and the History Channel, the North Shore Jewish Center is honored to invite you to a free screening of the documentary film, No Place on Earth.  The film chronicles the story of a group of Jews who survived the Holocaust in an underground sanctuary in the Ukraine.  

April 27th at 3:30 pm.  The program and a light dinner are free.  

We will be joined by the film's producer as well as by Congressman Tim Bishop.  

To RSVP call the synagogue at 631-928-3737 or go to:

Thank you in advance for your participation,

Rabbi Aaron Benson