• Welcome to
    Temple Chaverim

    We are a warm, inclusive and engaging Reform congregation serving Eastern Nassau and Western Suffolk counties including the Long Island, Plainview, Old Bethpage, Woodbury, Syosset, Jericho, Dix Hills, Melville and Farmingdale.

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  • Worship at
    Temple Chaverim

    We provide an environment that is spiritually uplifting, engaging and thought provoking, encouraging an appreciation for God, Torah, and Jewish tradition.

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  • Education at
    Temple Chaverim

    We offer continuous study of the wisdom, history, and ritual of Judaism for children and adults, thereby instilling strong Jewish values and identity in our community, synagogue, and Jewish homes.

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  • Community at
    Temple Chaverim

    Our members are connected to each other and the Jewish community through spiritual and social activities, and deeds of caring, compassion, and philanthropy.

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About Temple Chaverim

A Well Established and Respected Reform Synagogue in the Community with:

  • Nationally Recognized Clergy
  • Religious School with Caring Certified Teachers with Special Ed programs
  • A Dynamic Youth Engagement Program
  • An Active Sisterhood & Men’s Club
  • Extensive Lifelong Learning and Senior Programs
  • Interfaith Families Welcome

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Almost nothing so firmly inspires a youngster's Jewish identity than spending summers at a Jewish camp, and Temple Chaverim is proud to have earned awards year after year for sending significant numbers of our children to our URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) camps -- Camp Eisner and Crane Lake Camp.

Click here for the link to Eisner Camp and Crane Lake Camp in the beautiful Berkshires of Massachusetts. For children with special needs, a seven-day camping experience is also available at Camp Chazak.

chazakThe URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps, in partnership with Top Bunk Camping Consultants, have an incredible opportunity this summer. This program will only thrive with your help. Our new program, Camp Chazak, is a chance for the Eisner and Crane Lake Camps community to be truly inclusive. This program has the potential to change the lives of its participants. Children with special needs, work incredibly hard during the school year, many of them giving up a large part of their summer for school. Camp Chazak is place for kids to come, make friends, build a community and have fun.

Our program is unique because it combines both therapeutic and recreational activities. The campers will utilize all of the facilities that camp has to offer including, the ropes course, lake, pool, arts and crafts, soccer, baseball and more. Social skills development and group building activities will be built into each element of the program. Chazak targets 9-13 year olds with social deficits who are high functioning in regards to hygiene, etc. Many of these campers are diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and other disorders involving social developmental delays.

There is a line in the Talmud that reads, “Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers ‘grow, grow.’” Camp Chazak is a place for children to grow, both as individuals and as members of our larger community. Think of the children in your congregation, community and in your life who would benefit from Camp Chazak. To find an informational flyer (in color and b/w) that you can post in your Temple or send home with prospective families, please visit our website eisnercranelake.urjcamps.org/chazak or contact Marissa Frankel, URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps Assistant Director, Camp Chazak Liaison, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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lifelong2-500Our Lifelong Learning Opportunities -- formerly known as Adult Education -- are as varied and interesting as our membership and this year promises to be full of innovative and exciting experiences for all to enjoy.

Some of the offerings you'll hear about through our publicity channels are:

  • Adult B'nei Mitzvah Class - taught by Debbye Brandell and Rabbi Hecht, these classes meet on Tuesdays at 8pm and will culminate in a B'nei Mitzvah celebration in May, 2016.
  • Jewish Meditation & Spirituality - continues with Donna Bloom on alternate Thursday evenings at 7:30pm
  • Guided tour of Museums -- Call the office for more details!
  • Cooking with the Cantor - An opportunity to come together and learn different recipes and the history behind them with Cantor Brad. Mondays March 7, 14 and 21 at 7:30 pm.
  • Israeli Film Festival  - watch for information

Come be a part of any or all of these educational opportunities!

Nirit Weiser, Chair
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Join us for our wonderful soirée's!      
Great Fun! Great Causes! Great friends!

Circles of Giving Wine and Cheese         Casino Nights         TANS Clothing Drive                 
Sukkot Socials         Sukkot Barbecue    Men's Club End of Year BBQ        Sisterhood                         Lifelong Learning         Bingo & Wingo          Comedy Night!

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I have been a member of Temple Chaverim for many years. Our synagogue community means so much to me, and my family. I respect that it means different things to each of us.


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