Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, who replaced Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel after his 14-year tenure, officially started his new position on June 5. As the fifth-ever YU president, Rabbi Berman said he is excited to return to his alma mater and add to its Torah Umadda (Torah combined with secular knowledge) philosophy. “As I
On a little two-acre plot of land in Briarcliff Manor, New York, a farm is growing—a collaboration between Congregation Sons of Israel and UJA-Federation of New York’s Engage Jewish Service Corp. Rabbi Steven Kane of CSI explains the farm’s humble beginnings. It was an idea conceived two years ago
Fleetwood Synagogue, a small and close-knit community synagogue located in Mount Vernon just between Riverdale and New Rochelle, had overwhelming success at the OU Community Fair this year. Due to the interest from dozens of families in nearby and faraway areas, there was a follow-up event for families to get to
SAR High School junior Noa Pitkowsky, 16, from the Bronx, is a runner-up.
New York—Hadassah has named its 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow Award scholarship recipients, announced by Ellen Hershkin, national president, Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
Start your day by networking with Westchester County Jewish professionals! This is a fast-paced and growing Jewish Business Network meeting.
Join us for our special presentation with co-facilitator Andrew Kabatchnick, CPA, called “Don’t Wait Until April,” where he’ll review the CPA’s
• June 14: Susanna and the Elders, presented by Jay Luger will feature an ancient story about the beautiful, virtuous and God-fearing woman, Susanna, and an up-and-coming attorney, Daniel, and how he saves the day.
• June 21: Screening of the documentary “Precious Lives,” moderated by Baila
Members of Congress and their aides met with the more than 1,000 people who joined NORPAC’s annual Mission to Washington on May 17. Participants armed with talking points provided by the organization met in small groups with 94 Senate offices and 330 House offices to ask for their support on
The Northeast Jewish Center celebrated Lag B’Omer with music, food, a birthday party and a bonfire. Pey Daled played for the crowd.
Rye Brook—More than 1,000 gathered this weekend for Limmud Former Soviet Union (FSU) New York, the biggest event geared toward the Russian-speaking Jewish community in the tristate area. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., opened the exhibition on Leonard Cohen’s life and Jewish roots on Friday.
Chabad Lubavitch of Riverdale is sponsoring a Shavuot ice cream party, which will take place at PS 24, 660 West 236th Street on Sunday, May 31, at 2:30 p.m.
The holiday of Shavuot marks the day that the Jewish people received the Torah at Mt. Sinai 3,318 years ago. Since children are considered the