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Phil Feinberg, “Gefilte Fisherman,” dies at 68

Phil Feinberg, “Gefilte Fisherman,” dies at 68

The “Oldest Jewish Lifeguard” at Orchard Beach died on Saturday, November 30, 2013 (27 Kislev 5774). Philip J. Feinberg was lovingly called “Gefilte Fisherman” because he often brought chopped fish to onegs when sabbath services were community-led.

A Chanukkah of Height and Light

Reb David led celebrants in First Night blessings and songs, hot apple cider and cakes, and the dedication to shine the light of Hanukkah on behalf of freedom for all.

High Holy Days: Free, Open to All

High Holy Days: Free, Open to All

Now in our 80th year, our High Holy Day services are free to all without tickets or reservations. Free parking is available on City Island Avenue and in the Seafood City parking lot, across the street from the synagogue: persons using the parking lot should please use the spaces closest to the fence alongside City Island Avenue.

Sharing the Love: Shabbat and the Kiss of Heaven

Sharing the Love: Shabbat and the Kiss of Heaven

On July 19, 2013, Temple Beth-El of City Island held its annual summer Shabbat by the Sea at the exquisite home of Ken Binder and Steve Roth. Ken’s and Steve’s generosity and hospitality are so appreciated by the clergy, Temple members, friends and family all of whom look forward to this service the entire year.

Sweet Shabbat by the Sea

Sweet Shabbat by the Sea

Every Sabbath on City Island is special — but some are more unique than others. Such is the case with our Annual Shabbat by the Sea. And this year was no exception.

Pilgrimage to West Point

On Sunday, May 19th, eight members of TBE drove to the town of Highland Falls and West Point for a very interesting occasion — Shavuot for us and Pentecost for our Episcopal friends at The Church of Holy Innocents.

Successful 79th Anniversary

Successful 79th Anniversary

the exuberant sound of this delightful band, the soles of the guests’ feet barely touched the ground as their spirits soared higher and higher. We are told that our soles are where our spirits make contact with the Earth in physical form and as they danced the souls of the guests participated in joyous revelry on many planes at once.

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