Our innovative programs and initiatives are frequently the subject of local news. In addition, our clergy and leadership often publish articles regarding issues of both local and world-wide importance. Click on the links below to discover these news stories.
"Rabbis Cancel High Holy Days Call with President Over Handling of Charlottesville Violence" Our CSBE Rabbis respond to the decision by Rabbis across the nation to cancel their annual High Holy Day call with the President.
Clergy Peace Rally- On August 22nd, 2017 our CSBE Rabbis attended a clergy peace rally in the Village of Hempstead. They carred our "Hate Has No Home Signs.
On August 17th 2017, nearly 300 people gathered on the steps of CSBE to condemn acts of hatred and racism.
How Can Silence and Solitutde Deepen Faith?
Newsday's "Asking the Clergy" featuring Rabbi Gruber, August 13th, 2017
A Vigil for Peace and Solidarity
How is Family Love Nurtured by Your Religion?
Newsday's "Asking the Clergy" featuring Rabbi Skiddell, August 6th, 2017.
"Congregants Connect At "Wedding Shower" BBQ - Rockville Centre Herald article about July 16th, 2017 "wedding shower".
"What Can Be Gained By Visiting Jerusalem"- Newsday's "Asking the Clergy" featuring Rabbi Gruber, July 16th 2017
"Asking the clergy: When is it Permitted to Work on Holy Days?" Newday's "Asking the Clergy" feauturing Rabbi Skiddell, May 6th 2017
"Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated at RVC Synagogue"- Rockville Centre Herald article describing 2017 Holocaust commemoration service.
"Passover Greeting From Rabbi Gruber"- Rabbi Gruber's 2017 Passover greeting as published in the Rockville Centre Herald.
"At Valley Stream Mosque Rabbis and Congregants Speak Out..." Leaders and congregants from several area synagogues visited Masjid Hamza Islamic Center of South Shore in Valley Stream on Feb. 3 to condemn religious discrimination in all its forms.
"What is the Secret to Forgiving an Enemy"- Newsday's Asking the Clergy featuring Rabbi Skiddell, February 2017
CSBE Launches Anti-Hatred Website- CSBE's new United Against Hatred website provides resources and information about bias crime.
"Making a Shabbat House Call Every Week"- Each week congregants visit the residents at Maple Pointe in Rockville Centre to bring a taste of Shabbat.
Rabbi Marc Gruber completes certificate program at Case Western Reserve University. The Rockville Centre published this announcement regarding Rabbi Gruber's recent completion of a program of study at Case Western Reserve University.
Holocaust Remembrance Observance: Central Synagogue was honored to host this year's community observance of Yom HaShoah.
Congresswoman Kathleen Rice Discusses Gun Safety: Newsday article describing Congresswoman Kathleen Rice's talk to our congregation.
“For L.I. Synagogues A More Perfect Union?”: Jewish Week article published on December 19th 2014, that discusses the unique partnership between Central Synagogue and Congregation Beth Emeth.
“No Place to Call Home”: Central Synagogue’s, Rabbi Marc Gruber and President, Dr. Louise Skolnik expose the hidden issues affecting the homeless in Nassau County