Explore Great Neck’s History


TempleBook_020615AJoin the Brotherhood of Temple Beth-El of Great Neck and the Great Neck Historical Society on Sunday, Feb. 8, for an enlightening presentation, “The History of Great Neck and Temple Beth-El of Great Neck.” Members of both the Great Neck Historical Society and the temple will share insights and information about Great Neck’s history and that of Beth-El, the first Jewish congregation to be founded in Great Neck.

The presentation will first provide an illustrated history of Great Neck from its native beginnings through the war years. The audience will then learn about and discuss the origin and earliest years of Temple Beth-El. The community is welcome to attend both the bagel breakfast at 9 a.m. and the lecture, which will begin at 10 a.m. The cost of the breakfast and lecture for Temple Beth-El members is $10 and $15 for non-temple members.

The lecture alone is free for temple members and $5 for non-temple members. To RSVP or for further information, contact the temple office at 516-487-0900.

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