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Let us help you celebrate your special day!

From officiating to catering to a beautiful ballroom, HERJC has you covered.

Rabbi Michel Schlesinger and Hazzan Bonnie Zakarin have led wedding services for over 10 years and always share the excitement of the ceremonies.

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"Hi Rabbi! We just wanted to thank you again for making Sari and Betsy's wedding ceremony so warm, meaningful and beautiful!! It made us all so happy that you were there to perform the ceremony. You are a true asset to our community! We were thrilled that you and Juliana were able to celebrate with us during the cocktail hour. Sorry we didn't get to say goodbye. You are truly wonderful!"
                                                                                                           - Hildy and Paul

Rabbi Michel Schlesinger

Introducing Rabbi Michel Schlesinger and Hazzan Bonnie Zakarin: your guides to crafting warm, meaningful, and deeply personal wedding ceremonies rooted in the rich traditions of Conservative Jewish Egalitarian values. With a profound understanding of the sanctity of love and commitment, Rabbi Schlesinger and Hazzan Zakarin bring a unique blend of warmth, wisdom, and inclusivity to your special day.

As an advocate for egalitarian principles, Rabbi Schlesinger and Hazzan Zakarin are dedicated to ensuring that your wedding ceremony is a true reflection of your shared values and beliefs. Their approach is marked by a genuine connection with couples, fostering an atmosphere of intimacy and sincerity. Whether you envision a traditional ceremony or a personalized celebration that speaks to your unique journey, Rabbi Schlesinger and Hazzan Zakarin are committed to making your wedding day an unforgettable and spiritually significant experience.

With Rabbi Michel Schlesinger or Hazzan Bonnie Zakarin at the helm, you can trust that your wedding ceremony will be a harmonious blend of tradition and personal expression. Embrace a ceremony that resonates with the essence of your love story, guided by a compassionate and knowledgeable officiant who is deeply attuned to the beauty of Conservative Jewish Egalitarian traditions. Your wedding day is a celebration of love. Rabbi Schlesinger and Hazzan Zakarin are here to help you embark on this sacred journey with grace, authenticity, and joy.

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Hazzan Bonnie Zakarin

Contact & Details

HERJC is your community center.
Let us know what we can do for you.


Morning Minyan

Sundays @ 9:00 AM - Zoom Only

Mondays & Thursdays @ 7:45 AM - In Person & Zoom

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 7:45 AM - Zoom Only

*Holidays will be 9:00 AM unless otherwise noted*

Evening Minyan

Sundays-Thursdays @ 7:30 PM - Zoom Only

Kabbalat Shabbat Services

Fridays @ 6:00 PM

Shabbat Services

Saturdays @ 9:30 AM

295 Main Street, East Rockaway, NY 11518


Phone: 516-599-2634

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