Congregation Beth Tikvah Holds Open House


Congregation Beth Tikvah (CBT) is proud to announce the appointment of Lois Schwalb as the new Director of Education. Lois will head both the Preschool and Religious School of CBT, welcoming students from kindergarten through Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Lois has over 30 years experience in Jewish Education and is well known in the community for her exceptional rapport with children and creativity in teaching. Congregation Beth Tikvah will host an Open House, Meet and Greet, with refreshments for current, new and prospective students and their families on Sunday, March 18 at 11 a.m., at the synagogue, 3710 Woodbine Avenue, Wantagh. Additionally, Lorraine Levin, Membership Vice President, will be in attendance to take interested families and individuals on a tour of CBT’s modernized building and answer any questions.

Congregation Beth Tikvah (CBT) is a Conservative egalitarian synagogue, located near the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway, on Woodbine Avenue in Wantagh. CBT has gone through changes since its consolidation of Wantagh Jewish Center with Farmingdale Jewish Center and the Israel Community Center of Levittown. CBT’s membership includes congregants from Wantagh and the immediate surrounding areas of Levittown, Seaford, Plainedge, Merrick, Bellmore, Massapequa, Bethpage, East Meadow, Freeport as well Farmingdale, Melville, Islip, Woodbury, Syosset and Plainview. Recent renovations at CBT include a new sanctuary, handicap accessibility and security system.

For information and to learn more about CBT and its full service congregation with a nursery school, summer day program, kindergarten, primary school, religious school, youth group, intensive adult education, Men’s Club, Sisterhood, Chavurah (Couple’s Club), senior citizen’s group, daily morning and evening services, Film Festival, Yiddish Group and a variety of religious, cultural and social programs all open to the public throughout the year, please call the office at 516-785-2445.

—Submitted by Jo-Ann Hertzman

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