Silent Auction

Silent Auction: Donations and Bids. Please donate services and high-quality goods for our dinner dance silent auction – a key part of building our community and securing our future. This year you can bid early (before the dinner dance!) on our growing list of treasures, including antiques, sailing excursions and/or …

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Celebration Weekend

Join us for an unforgettable weekend March 27-28, 2015, as we join with congregants, friends and New York dignitaries to celebrate the installation and haskamat smicha (community confirmation) of Rabbi David Markus as our co-rabbi. We’ll also honor longtime board member Michael Eiron for his service to our congregation.

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Welcome!

Welcome to Temple Beth-El of City Island, Your Shul by the Sea.  We are a loving and inclusive community that emphasizes joyful Judaism and nurtures the spiritual heights and depths of Jewish tradition.  Our members and friends hail from across the New York metropolitan area, and describe us as haimish (warm) …

RSVP for Seder Seat

On Saturday eve, April 4th, join Rabbi David, Reb Eva and Your Band by the Sea for a community Passover seder, City Island style!  Help re-live the ancient story of the ongoing journey from bondage to liberation. Please RSVP for a seat at our catered, Kosher and congenial seder.  The cost of $49 for …

Rabbi David’s Smicha

Contributed by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat, Velveteen Rabbi Channeling smicha for the first time I wrote recently about three ineffable moments from late last week — visiting the prayer space where Reb Zalman z”l used to daven, leading prayer with my friend Rabbi Evan Krame, and savoring the davenen on Shabbat …

Rabbi Shohama Wiener leads community in lighting the hanukkiah.

Happy Hanukkah

Led by Rabbi Shohama Wiener, members and friends of Your Shul by the Sea gathered at Hawkins Park to light our Community …

Exciting New Partnership for Religious School

TBE is excited to announce an exciting educational partnership with Sinai Free Synagogue of Mount Vernon. This innovative program welcomes children of TBE families to monthly children’s and family …