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FRANKLIN SQUARE JEWISH CENTER—JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF WEST HEMPSTEAD: We are a modern Conservative egalitarian synagogue serving Franklin Square-West Hempstead, New York, including Floral Park, Garden City, Lynbrook, Malverne, New Hyde Park, Rockville Centre, Stewart Manor and Valley Stream; as well as Baldwin, Bellerose, Carle Place, Elmont, Freeport, Hempstead Village, Mineola and the surrounding communities. We are centrally and conveniently located in the heart of western Nassau County, Long Island, NY.

711 Dogwood Avenue
West Hempstead , NY 11552-3425
Phone: (516) 481-7448


Rabbi Dr. Ed Goldstein

Rabbi Dr. Ed Goldstein is a native of Brookline, Massachusetts.  He was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1978. He holds a BHL, MA and Honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees from there.  He is also a graduate of Columbia University.  Prior to that he attended the Maimonides Day School.


Rabbi Ed has served pulpits in Brooklyn, Queens and Nassau prior to becoming Ba’al Kriah at Congregation Shaaray Shalom.  He has been a ba’al kriah since he was 16.

Rabbi Ed is married to Michele (Goodman) formerly of New Hyde Park.  They are the parents of Bernie, Shoshanna Diamond, Avi, Mia and Tani.  They are the grandparents of Eliana, Joey, Lily, Benjamin and Emmy and reside in Hewlett.