The Hampton Synagogue

Westhampton Beach Eruv To Stand

Last East End municipality drops its fight over halachic boundary.

03/11/2016 - 10:28
Staff Writer

The Village of Quogue dropped its fight this week against the erection of an eruv or religious boundary to accommodate congregants of The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, L.I.

An eruv is strung across phone lines to create a halachic boundary.

‘Behavior Unacceptable For A Rabbi’

Hamptons rabbi blames expulsion on mail snafu, not affair.

06/15/2015 - 20:00

If Rabbi Marc Schneier’s account of his expulsion from the Rabbinical Council of America is to be believed, he owes his ouster to failures of the U.S. Postal Service.

Rabbi Marc Schneier said he is “very, very hurt” by expulsion from the Rabbinical Council of America. JTA

Take The Jitney: Selichot In The Hamptons

08/26/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

At a time when some congregations schedule the Selichot service that ushers in the High Holy Days for just after the end of Shabbat or join with a neighboring congregation to increase attendance, The Hampton Synagogue on Long Island’s east end is attracting worshippers from as far away as Flatbush.

Cantor Netanel Hershtik

Rabbinical Group Poised To Investigate Marc Schneier

High-style rabbi declines RCA offer to resign; says bipolar condition to blame for unusual behavior.
08/30/2010 - 20:00
Editor And Publisher

The Rabbinical Council of America, the largest organization of Orthodox rabbis, is likely to initiate an inquiry into alleged moral improprieties of its member, Rabbi Marc Schneier, the high-profile spiritual leader of The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton, L.I., and New York Synagogue in Midtown, whose success in drawing wealthy and loyal supporters and congregants is matched by his widely reported history of personal romances.

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