Sunday, July 23, 2017

Community News

Read Hebrew in Just Nine Hours Over Six Weeks

Yonkers resident Malkah Lesman-Kaplan is thrilled to congratulate three of the four graduates who successfully completed the Hebrew reading course she taught, which started on December 25 and concluded on January 29. In just six hour-and-a-half sessions, the adult students learned to recognize and pronounce all of the Hebrew

‘Jews Belong in the Ovens’ Written on NYC Subway

Several high-profile anti-Semitic incidents in the United States have been reported in the last few days, including the latest incident in which swastikas and racist graffiti saying, “Jews belong in the oven,” were scribbled on a Manhattan subway.

According to Gregory Locke, a resident of

National Guard Shares Disaster Preparedness Advice With New Rochelle’s RUACH Group

If it’s Wednesday, it must be RUACH for about 35 to 40 senior members of the Young Israel of New Rochelle. Each week, this vibrant group of seniors and guests enjoys social interaction, intellectual stimulation and a delicious lunch at the RUACH program, now beginning its fifth year. The variety of offerings is rich and

COMMUNITY EVENTS

HIR Community Choir Resumes

The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Community Choir welcomes current, former and prospective members to join them for the spring semester. Rehearsal began on Wednesday, February 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the social hall of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, 3700 Henry Hudson Pkwy. The focus this spring will be on the 50th

Manhattan Is Host to First ‘Celebrate! Party Showcase and Mitzvah Project Fair’

In its 25th year, Celebrate! Party Showcase, the region’s leader in bar and bat mitzvah planning events, will be having its first Manhattan showcase on Sunday, February 12.

Davler Media Group caters to local families who are seeking to find the perfect venue, taste

Teach NYS Heralds Release of More Funds for Jewish Schools

New York—Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union, praised the New York State government for releasing millions of additional dollars in reimbursement funds for nonpublic schools across New York. Teach NYS has led the effort to encourage the legislature to release all the reimbursement funds due to nonpublic schools, including

Half the Marathon, Twice the Fun

March 19 will mark Team OHEL’s second annual participation in the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon as a charity partner. This year’s team is larger in numbers, and stronger in both fitness and enthused fundraisers—training hard and determined to exceed their physical and charitable goals.

Team

Calvary Hospital Annual Bereavement Course Scheduled for March Through May

Bronx—Calvary Hospital announced that their 24th annual bereavement course will take place on Mondays, 6:00-8:00 p.m., from March 6 through May 8, 2017. The course is designed for those who work in the helping professions (social workers, counselors, teachers, nurses, funeral directors, etc.) who may need to address bereavement and

Meet the SINAI Dinner Honorees

The SINAI Annual Benefit Dinner will take place on Sunday, February 26, at the Glenpointe Marriott Hotel in Teaneck, New Jersey. This year’s honorees are Ilana and Adam Chill, from New Rochelle; Malca and Rabbi Chaim Jachter, from Teaneck; Esther and Moshe Muschel, from Englewood; and Orit and Moshe

Northeast Jewish Center of Yonkers Announces First Eruv

The Northeast Jewish Center, located in Yonkers near Tuckahoe, has announced the erection of an eruv. The project culminates years of dreaming, months of planning and weeks of construction, with a first phase that has recently been completed.

The new eruv stretches to Sprain Brook Parkway on the

Politics and Immigration Law Converge— and Clash—in the Life of Michael Wildes

Not every son is happy to follow in his father’s footsteps. But that’s exactly what Michael Wildes wanted to do. “I had the privilege of growing up in a house where my father was respected for being a distinguished Jewish leader and a scholar. I wanted to be where my dad was.”

Mompreneur Rebecca Sadek Focuses on Health

It’s not often that many people adopt a career out of making their lives healthier for themselves, but that is exactly what Rebecca Sadek did. Seven years ago, Sadek was working at a desk job and found herself living an unhealthy sedentary lifestyle. When she realized it was important to focus on her own health, she

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