Temple Israel of Riverhead
490 Northville Turnpike P.O. Box 1531 Riverhead, NY 11901 631-727-3191 TempleIsraelRH@optonline.net
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Prayer Vigil for the State of Israel Held at Temple Israel On Sunday, October 15. 2023, members of the community gathered at Temple Israel of Riverhead to pray for the state of Israel. The sanctuary was filled with people of all faiths and denominations. The prayer vigil was arranged by Barbara Sheryll from the North Fork Reform Synagogue, and it included 4 Rabbis, and several local Reverends and Ministers. Prayers, psalms, songs, poems, and meditations were shared by the clergy, including Oseh Shalom, Prayer for the State of Israel, El Maleh Rachamim, Mourner’s Kaddish, and concluded with the Israeli national anthem, Hatikvah, the Hope. Speakers •Rabbi Sheila Goloboy—North Fork Reform Synagogue, Cutchogue. •John McNamara—Saint Anthony’s Church, Rocky Point. •Admire Togra— Salvation Army, Corp. Officer of the USA Eastern Territory, Wading River. •Pastor Peter Kelly—First Presbyterian Church, Southold. •Pastor Richie King—Cutchogue Presbyterian Church. •Rev. Bohdan Hedz—Saint John The Baptist Ukranian Catholic Church, Riverhead. •Rabbi Margie Cella—Jewish Center of the Moriches. •Rabbi Michael Rascoe—Temple Israel of Riverhead. •Rabbi Barbara Sheryll—North Fork Reform Synagogue, Cutchogue. (Apologies for any names accidentally omitted above.) Feel free to download TEXT and PHOTOS from this event. (You may need to rotate the photos to view them properly).