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Rabbi Hershel Billet, Rabbi
Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, Assistant Rabbi
Rabbi Shay Schachter, Rosh Bais Medrash
Rabbi Shalom Axelrod, Rabbi
Rabbi Eliyahu Wolf, Rabbinic Associate
Rabbi Daniel Frankel, Executive Director
Steven Myers, President

Meet our Board of Directors

859 Peninsula Blvd
Woodmere, NY 11598
Phone: (516) 295-0950
Fax: (516) 295-4212

The Young Israel of Woodmere is the largest Jewish orthodox congregation in the Five Towns, on Long Island’s south shore. We take pride in extending you a warm welcome and invite you to enter our home.

This web site has been designed to provide you with information about our synagogue and our community. We trust that you will find the information useful. We hope to show you that in Woodmere, as well as the entire Five Towns community, Torah Judaism is alive in all we do and in how we live.

Our community has many features and provides many services. From the eruv, to the schools, to the restaurants, to the shops and the people, if there is any American community that fully supports Jewish life, Woodmere and the Five Towns is it. At The Young Israel of Woodmere, we are proud to stand firmly in the center of our community.
The Young Israel of Woodmere is proud to provide the following services:

Seven daily minyanim for Shacharis, including a Vasikin Minyan.
Seven Shabbos minyanim, including a Young Couples' Minyan, Nusach Sfard Minyan and Teen Minyan.
Multiple Weekday Mincha-Maariv minyanim
Daily shiurim for men and women
Daf Yomi multiple times a day
Adult education programs
Gladys and Chaim Weinstein Outreach Program
Linda Pinsky Memorial Lending Library
Joseph M. Lipstein Torah Tape Library
Moshe Soshtain Bais Medrash Reference Library
Saul Kaufmann Social Hall
Chevra Kadisha
Hershel Senders Tomchei Shabbos Program
Lulav, Matzoh, and Pesach wine availability
Active sisterhood with exciting programs
Women’s dance programs
Outstanding high school, college, and post-college minyan
Jinny and Jerry Pinsky Youth Program serving over 2,000 children with Shabbos, Sunday, and weekday programs, including:

baseball teams,
basketball teams,
exciting trips,
Junior Congregation,
arts and crafts,
and much more.

The Young Israel of Woodmere is a member organization of the National Council of Young Israel and the Union Of Orthodox Jewish Congregations.

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