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Welcome to The Roslyn Synagogue

The Roslyn Synagogue, a member of the Orthodox Union, is a friendly and welcoming synagogue in Roslyn Heights, Long Island. Jews of all levels of observance are welcome. The Roslyn Synagogue opened in 1976 and has been led since its inception by Rabbi Robert (Hillel) Block. 

The Roslyn Synagogue has a 10-square mile eruv that surrounds a major part of the Greater Roslyn area. Please click HERE for a detailed map.

We would love to see you and your children at any of our Shabbat programs or events!

PURIM IS COMING! March 9 –March 10, 2020

Buy your Purim baskets through The Roslyn Synagogue Sisterhood and fulfill the mitzvah of Mishloach Manot* while also supporting the shul. 

$250 for a shul member to sponsor baskets for the entire shul  (Your name will be included on the card for every other member of the shul.)

Click HERE to sign up online!

*Note:  While these baskets fulfill the mitzvah of Mishloach Manot, Rabbi Block strongly recommends that each of us deliver two food packages ourselves.

PRE-PURIM MOVIE NIGHT FOR KIDS! March 7, 2020

Featuring the movie Megillas Lester

Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:30pm - 8:45pm at The Roslyn Synagogue

Costumes Encouraged! Click HERE to sign up online!

Schedule of Prayer Services

Please check our CALENDAR to confirm the schedule of daily minyans and Shabbos services at The Roslyn Synagogue.

Junior Congregation

Kids enjoy Junior Congregation for its engaging programs. Parents value their kids learning Jewish prayers while developing an appreciation for coming to Sabbath prayer services.

Children between the ages of 7-13 are encouraged to attend Junior Congregation which occurs from 10:45-11:30 AM. During Junior Congregation children pray together while learning the words and more about the meaning of the prayers as well.  They also explore the Torah portion of the week in a fun and interactive way.

Every Junior Congregation ends with fun games!  Junior Congregation also hosts several fun and festive activities for the children celebrating the holidays.

Minyan Katan

Younger kids enjoy Minyan Katan for its engaging programs and yummy snacks. Parents value their kids learning about the holidays, the Torah, and Jewish prayers while developing an appreciation for coming to Sabbath prayer services.

Children between the ages of 2-6 are encouraged to attend Minyan Katan which occurs approximately twice a month (once in the summer months) from 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. During Minyan Katan, children sing songs, explore the Torah portion of the week in a fun and interactive way, hear a story and enjoy a snack. Children under the age of 3 are asked to have an adult guardian with them during the program.

Weekly Class Schedule (Fall thru Spring)

TALMUD CLASS (GEMARA SHIUR)

Tuesday evenings (8:15 – 9:15 PM):

Open to all-beginners and seasoned students of Talmud. The session involves mutual participation in understanding and analyzing the text. The discussions are always friendly, often lively and sometimes even heated.

We are currently studying the Tractate Sukkah, which discusses the various Mitzvot of the Sukkot festival, including the four species of the lulov, the proper construction of the sukkah and observance of the Mitzvah, as well as how the holiday was celebrated in Temple times.

TORAH DISCUSSION (CHUMASH CLASS)

Wednesday evenings (8:15-9:15 PM):

Discussion of upcoming week’s Torah portion. Both classical and modern commentators are employed. The discussions are lively, incisive and informative and are accessible to attendees regardless of prior knowledge of Tanach (Five books of the Torah).

Please check our CALENDAR to confirm this week's class schedule.

Fri, February 21 2020 26 Shevat 5780