Welcome to Oceanside Jewish Center

Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish Center is a hub of Jewish activity in Oceanside (Nassau County), New York. Our members come to worship, to sing, to learn, and to celebrate, all in a warm, caring environment with a family touch.




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OJC Holiday Scholastic Book Fair

OJC Holiday Scholastic Book Fair

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Lifelong Jewish Learning November Schedule

  1. The Tribes of Israel: A Shared Homeland for a Divided People

“iEngage Israel Project”

By understanding the diversity of Judaism in Israel and in North America, we may create a new framework and new possibilities for mutual understanding.

Wednesday Evenings, November 5, 12 8:15-9:30 PM (MPR)

  1. Hebrew Reading for Beginners and Beyond

Classes will be taught by Iris Kubel & Melissa Kiner Gorbel. Call Rabbi Greenspan!

  1. Rosh Hodesh Group – For Women and Girls Only!

Cantor Sarah Myerson will continue the tradition of celebrating Rosh Hodesh at OJC. This year’s sessions will focus on Jewish Arts: Yiddish Dance and the Midrash in the Fine Arts. Dates to be announced

  1. Bible Class and Book Discussion

Join us for an hour-long Bible class with Rabbi Mark Greenspan. This year we will con-tinue to study the Book of Job – no previous knowledge required.

Thursday Mornings, November 6, 13, 20 11AM-12 Noon in the MPR. Once a month we will have a book discussion.

  1. Walking Israel: A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation by Martin Fletcher. Israel’s coastline is by far the most interesting one hundred miles in the world. This book is packed with history, emotional true-life tales and great storytelling.

Wednesday Evening, November 19 8:15-9:15 PM

  1. Picnic at the Movies

On the second Tuesday morning of each month join us for a movie. Please bring a dairy lunch. We will hold a discussion over lunch after the movie.

Tuesday Morning, November 11 11AM in the MPR

Aftermath (2012) 107 minutes

A Polish man returns home after the death of his father and unearths a secret about the now-deceased Jewish residents of his village.

  1. Conversational Hebrew for Beginners

Join Marilyn Greenspan as she makes conversational Hebrew fun. Required: The ability to read Hebrew.

Monday Evenings, November 3, 10, 17, 24 7-8 PM in the Beit Midrash

A donation has been received to cover our LJL costs this year!! There will be no fees to attend any sessions. We invite you to become an LJL Sponsor for $54 per person and have your name included on our 5775 LJL Scroll


Upcoming Kadima and USY Eventsoceanside-kadima-usy

Kadima and USY have been having a blast with lots of fun activities. If you or your children are missing out on the fun times, you can check out the full schedule for Kadima and USY events.


Email Adam at ojkadimausy@gmail.com for more information.

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We are justifiably proud of all that OJC offers in a formal sense, we know that no level of programming or religious services can ever beat that intangible sense of “connection” that all of OJC’s long-time members feel for each other and for the place many of us call our “second home.” It is our hope that you will come to know OJC for what it really is – not a place where you and your children have to go, but a place where you want to be.  Experience our past events.

Beth Shalom/Oceanside Jewish Center affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, is an egalitarian congregation and a nurturing community which provides opportunities for Jews of all ages and backgrounds to live in the presence of G-d through religious observance, Jewish learning (read about our new Beit Midrash) and acts of social responsibility.

Learn about getting involved in our community and clubs (including PTA, Sisterhood, Youth Group (JOY), and Mens Club) about our Religious School, our calendar of events, our Beit Midrash, and our opportunities for Aliyahs or honors.

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