Synagogues Plan Services to Express Solidarity After Attacks

Several Huntington area synagogues have scheduled a joint service Friday night  in light of the Hamas attack on Israel. Temple Beth El in Huntington will host the community Kabbalat Shabat: With Israel in Our Hearts service at 7 p.m., joined by Kehillath Shalom Synagogue, Huntington Read More …

Services to Mark Yom Kippur

Jewish residents of Huntington will observe the most solemn day of the calendar this weekend with special services and a 24-hour fast. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sundown Sunday and continues until Monday evening. Temple Beth El is continuing its traditional High Read More …

Town Renames Street for Rev. Watkins, Community Leader

A large crowd of residents, family and friends turned out Friday to honor the Rev. Bernadette Watkins and witness the renaming of East Fourth Street for her. Numerous elected officials, led by Town Councilman Dr. Dave Bennardo, joined in the ceremony for the woman who, Read More …

High Holidays at Cinema Arts Centre

Chabad of Huntington Village will mark services for the Jewish high holidays at the Cinema Arts Centre and Heckscher Park. The celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, will get underway Sept. 15 at 7:30 pm with services and dinner at Chabad of Huntington Read More …

New Rabbi to Lead Huntington Jewish Center

Huntington Jewish Center has taken on new leadership with the appointment of Rabbi Eric Rosin. A native of Michigan, Rosin is making it his business to learn more about his new community. “It’s a beautiful place,” he said of Huntington. “We’re new to Long Island, Read More …

‘Heart for Huntington’ Festival Draws Families

Huntington Assembly of God hosted Heart for Huntington, a community festival for families, on Saturday. With a DJ providing music, families enjoyed food, books, slides, some soccer, food, face painting and arm tattoos and  more. Several organizations were on hand: Suffolk County Police had several Read More …

Huntington Renames Street for Bishop Porter

Huntington renamed Spring Road Saturday in honor of the late Bishop Norris Porter, a man recalled for his dedication to serving his community. He served the Huntington community for more than 50 years before his death  last year.  He co-founded Christian Charities Deliverance Church in Read More …

Huntington Synagogues Joining in Anti-Semitism Forum

Several local synagogues are participating in a forum Wednesday on combating anti-Semitism. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney K. Harrison are scheduled to speak at the forum at Suffolk Y JCC in Commack. Among the participating synagogues are Dix Hills Read More …