Midway Jewish Center Installs New Cantor
On Nov. 4, Cantor Ken Richmond, a recent graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary's cantorial school, was installed at Midway Jewish Center, Syosset as the new cantor. Over 600 people were in attendance for this rousing event. The evening's festivities included a musical performance by the fourth- and fifth-grade Hebrew school classes. Cantor Richmond played the violin and his wife, Shira Shazeer, played the accordian as they led the audience in singing an old Yiddish folk song. The speakers for the evening included Rabbi Emeritus Ezra Finkelstein and Rabbi "Rafi" Rank, the current rabbi. They spoke of the rich cantorial history within Midway's walls and the tremendous exuberance and vitality that Cantor Richmond brings as another generation takes to the bimah to lead the congregation in public prayer.
Syosset Student Discovers Math Theorem
When Kevin Chou, who is currently a junior at Syosset High School, was learning geometry in ninth grade he was confused about something his teacher told the class about circle proofs. There were theorems for ways of finding the angle formed by two secants or two chords, but the class was told that there was no direct theorem for finding the angle formed by a secant and a chord. But it's right here, he thought, when he looked at the diagrams they were working on. He wondered why they were being taught to solve for the angle in a roundabout way when he could see a direct formula.
News from the Syosset Youth Lacrosse Club
Become part of a great organization dedicated to developing youth involvement in the sport. Spring is rapidly approaching. Rosters are filling quickly. Please visit the website www.syossetlacrosse.com for more information. Organizers hope to field a team of third and fourth grade girls from the Syosset and Jericho communities. For information please contact Alan Resnick at 627-6624.
Syosset Baseball Registration Dates
Syosset Baseball Association has announced its spring 2005 season registration dates.
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