South Baldwin Jewish Center
  2959 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY 11510
Phone: 516-223-8688 | Fax: 516-223-8689
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Please join us for our Informal Discussion Group on Tuesday January 22nd 2019 at 2:00pm.

Topic: When should we speak up! and when should we shut-up!

See you then,
Nat Greenfeld


Our Informal Discussion Group will be meeting on Tuesday January 15th at 2:00pm.

Topic for the week:

United States corporations regaining strength through business mergers: Will the public be at their mercy?

Please join us.

Thank you,
Nat Greenfeld


Good Afternoon Mahjong, Gals,

This is a Reminder for those MahJong players who would like to purchase new cards for the year. This is the last call.

Thank You,
MahJong Committee


Good Morning,

Rabbi Shaffin will be having his class tonight at SBJC at 7:45pm. Topic:
Angels and Demons Part I

For the pre class meet up we will be meeting between 6:15pm and 6:30 pm same place, same time.



Dear Congregants,

Rabbi Shaffin will be having his Adult Learn Class tonight at 7:45pm the topic will be Maccabeen and Feminism.

The meet up will be at the same location between 6:15 and 6:30 pm.

Enjoy your evening.


We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Carol Kaplan. Carol, Sy and the family were long time members of SBJC. After moving from Baldwin, Carol continued being an associate member of our shul.

There will be a graveside service at Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Queens on Wednesday at 1 PM. All will assemble at 12:30 at the administrative building and proceed together to the gravesite. Shiva will be observed by all 3 of the sons at Carol’s apt., 50 Park Avenue (at 37th St.) on Wednesday from 3 to 8 PM and again on Thursday. from 1 to 4 PM. Thereafter the mourners will return to their respective homes to complete the shiva.

Condolences may be sent to the family at 50 Park Avenue, Apt. 8E, New York, NY 10016.


We are saddened to inform you again today on the passing of Susan Chorne's father Howard Schatz. Funeral will be tomorrow December 19th 10:00 AM at the Riverside Funeral Home at 55 North Station Plaza, Great Neck, NY.

Shiva will be as follows:

Schatz Residence: No Shiva Minyan requested:

North Shore Towers
Building 2
Apt 29D
27110 Grand Central Pkwy
Floral Park, NY

Wednesday December 19th from 4 pm to 9 pm
Thursday December 20th from 2pm to 5 pm and then again at 7pm to 9pm
Friday December 21st from 2pm to 4 pm.

We at this time send our condolences to Susan, Larry and families. May his memory be a blessing to all of you, now and forever.



Please join us for our Informal Discussion Group tomorrow at 2:00pm December 18th 2018.

Topic: 2019 --- What will be .... ??? Shutdown Government, Resignation, or Impeachment.

See you there --
Nat Greenfeld


Good Morning Congregants and friends,

For those who would like to call and reserve their space for our New Years Eve party on December 31st at 8:00pm at South Baldwin Jewish Center. I would appreciate a call by the end of this week, so we can plan forward. Dinner will be by Wing Wan $20.00 a person and there will be music from and lots of schmoozing and I'm sure we will have a few comedians who would love to get up and tell a few jokes. If you would like to come and enjoy and evening out, please call me at the office. For those congregants who need a ride coming and going I know we can work it out for you. I myself, will be here to party with you too. Looking forward.



Dear Congregants:

Just received a call from congregant Michael Belkin. His mother Rita Belkin passed away this morning. The funeral will be at Guttermans in Rockville Centre, NY tomorrow at noon. December 7th 2018.

Sad part about this is when Michael and Ellen just returned from Florida, after visiting with Ellen's dad who was ill. He too passed this morning. Ellen's dads funeral will be in Florida. We are sending our condolences to both families. Ellen fathers name was Emanuel DiGrazia.

Shiva is requested: For Rita Belkin

At the home of Michael Belkin
334 St Marks Ave.
Freeport, NY 11520

Hours are as follows:
Saturday: December 8th at 7 pm to 9 pm No Minyan
Sunday: December 9th at 1 pm to 5 pm to 7 pm to 9 pm Shiva Minyan requested at 8:00pm
Shiva Monday -- December 10th 1 pm to 5 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm -- Shiva Minyan requested at 8:00pm
Tuesday -- December 11th 1 pm to 5 pm

Thank you,


Good Morning Congregants,

The sisterhood of SBJC is sponsoring our Chanukah luncheon. Today is the last day to make your reservation. Please call Ozzie at the office.

Thank you,

Betty Arzt
Sheila Goldsmith
Co/Presidents Sisterhood SBJC
516 223 8688


Good Morning SBJC,

Quick message from our movie committee. If anyone is interested in joining our committee. We are opened to suggestions on new and old movies and new ideas. We would really appreciate your input. Don't forget Sunday, December 16th 2018 at 7:00pm -- Featured Film -- (Remember)

Thank you,

Committee Members:
Ozzie Beck
Rosalie Grant
Joan and Marty Sider


Statement On Today's Tragic Events

Today marks a tragedy for the Jewish people and for the spirit of freedom, democracy and tolerance in the United States. Today's tragedy in Pittsburgh reminds us of the dangers of antisemitism and intolerance. It makes us aware that we must remain vigilant in our struggle to remain a free and open society. It also strengthens our resolve to secure our Jewish communal institutions.

We are greatly saddened by the loss of life and bless those families in mourning with consolation from God among the mourners for Zion and Jerusalem. We are also eternally grateful to all of the security and law enforcement officials for their bravery in protecting the synagogue and its worshippers. May those injured be healed speedily with refu'a shleima (a complete recovery).

CNN has called this the deadliest attack ever on the American Jewish community. May God instill love into the hearts of those who hate and bring healing and hope to shattered hearts and to our mourning community.

- Rabbi Royi Shaffin

Mah Jongg meets on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

Folk dancing meets on Wednesdays at 10:30am. Newcomers are always welcome to either group.

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2959 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY 11510


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  • Minyanim
       Friday: 7:50 AM
       Sunday: 9:30 AM
  • Services
       Friday: 8:00 PM
       Saturday: 9:30 AM

Candle lighting at the Train Station/Dinner at the shul

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Torahs from Baldwin Jewish Center arrive at South Baldwin Jewish Center and
are placed in their new home for The New Year.

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