Woodlands Community Temple

Teaching On Overdrive

10/24/2002
Special To The Jewish Week
It’s 5:30 on a Monday evening and Nicole Butler is trying valiantly to keep 10 suburban 12-year-olds — eight of them boys — focused on a discussion about tzedaka.  

House Of Seven Siddurs

04/14/2000
Staff Writer
The rabbi’s tour of the sanctuary at Woodlands Community Temple stresses what isn’t there. “No fixed bima,” Rabbi Billy Dreskin says, pointing to the ark on wheels in the eastern corner of the room, flanked by ceiling-high windows—plain panes, no stained-glass — that open to a woodsy street in Greenburgh.“No fixed seating.” Instead, there are several rows of folding chairs, which are rearranged for different services and synagogue events. And, in the pewless space, no sign of prayer books.  
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