On Tuesday, May 2, at 2 p.m., the Atria Senior Living will be celebrating Israeli Independence Day. Israeli performer and accordion player Shlomo will be performing and the Atria’s chef will be preparing refreshments with flavors of Israel. Open to all. The Atria is at 3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale.
Sunday, April 30, at 5 p.m.
Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas, 2 Railroad Ave, Greenwich
JCC Cinema presents a special film screening of “Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus.” This powerful new documentary
Tuesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m.
YWCA Greenwich, 259 E. Putnam Ave, Greenwich
UJA Greenwich will host a talk with Dr. Charles Small, «Fighting Antisemitism: The Power of Connection” at YWCA Greenwich. Join the founding
May 5: P. Montiel, film historian, will present on Bette Davis at 1 p.m. Lunch of baked chicken or gefilte fish loaf served at 12:15 p.m. Recommended senior meal contribution: $2.00, and $1.00 for event.
May 7: David Glukh, piccolo trumpet & Ismail Butera, accordion,
The Riverdale Jewish community will again hold a community-wide Yom HaZikaron commemoration this year. The event will be held at the Riverdale Y, and will begin at 8pm on erev Yom HaZikaron, Sunday, April 30. The entire community is invited to join together at the Y for this communal observance, in honor of Israel’s fallen and terror
Passover is almost here. We prepare weeks in advance for one of the highlights in the Jewish calendar year. We scrub, we clean, we wash, we shine, we sweep, we vacuum, we kasher, we shop, we cook and then we celebrate…
But for some, the pre-Passover days do not always go as planned.
Yonkers resident Malkah Kaplan presented a Torah mantle cover she created to honor the memory of her spouse, Dovid Kaplan. “The Torah mantle cover’s many symbols represents aspects of Judaism and Jewish observance that were of great importance to my husband Dovid, who owned several large talleisim (prayer shawls),”
Recently, four of Riverdale’s most powerful political figures, all Democrats, representing all levels of government, spoke at a town hall meeting to address the issues facing American Jews today, as well as everyday local concerns. The lineup included Congressman Eliot Engel, State Senator Jeffrey Klein, State Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz
Moishe Hellman and Mel Zachter, Co-Presidents of OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services, announce the appointment of Alan Secter as the new chief development officer of OHEL.
Alan brings extensive, well-rounded fundraising and leadership experience to this role. Prior to joining OHEL, Alan
To me, Alison Barshak was like Confucius with a 12-inch kitchen knife and rubber chef’s clogs. The summer before my junior year of high school, I cut vegetables a few feet away from Alison, a famous chef and restaurateur, who, as an expert in her field, always offered profound answers to my questions about cooking, the
“Let all who are hungry come and eat.” These words are read annually at the Passover Seder, which commemorates and teaches the history of the Hebrews’ liberation from generations of slavery in Egypt.
The word Seder means “order,” and the Haggadah, read at the Pesach Seder, structures the
Dr. Natalia Aleksiun will present “Jewish Hiding Networks: Survival Strategies in Eastern Galicia” at the Young Israel of New Rochelle on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:45 p.m. The lecture, which is free and open to women and men, is part of a series sponsored by the Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies.