Temple Am Echad represents the successful merger of two south shore congregations, Temple Emanu-El of Lynbrook and Temple Sinai of Long Island.
Temple Emanu-El of Lynbrook was born in 1920 out of a desire to provide a Jewish education to the children of the area. Begun as a cooperative effort, Am-Echad continues that volunteer tradition today.
Founded in 1951, Temple Sinai of Long Island started as a twenty family offshoot of another area synagogue. A building was acquired and a religious school was started immediately.
As a member of the Union For Reform Judaism (URJ), we subscribe to the open, inclusive and progressive tenets of an ever-changing and growing Liberal Judaism.
Our Temple Am Echad family is supported by our Women of Am Echad and Men’s Club. New members are welcome and encouraged to join. Our Men’s Club and Women of Am Echad are both award-winning social, cultural, educational and religious groups. They serve their members and their Temple Family well.
We are conveniently located at One Saperstein Plaza, named for Rabbi Emeritus Harold I. Saperstein, z”l, behind the Lynbrook Long Island Railroad Station.
The Temple Am Echad Family