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Chabad of Riverdale Commemorates 50 Years Since Israel’s Six-Day War

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One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous existential threats.

Beginning Sunday, May 7, at 9:45 a.m., Rabbi Levi Y. Shemtov of Riverdale will offer a fascinating, new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) called Survival of...

Jason Greenblatt Will Receive Honorary Lander College Law Degree

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Jason Dov Greenblatt, assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations, will be the keynote speaker at the 43rd annual commencement exercises of Touro’s Lander Colleges, Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Greenblatt will receive an honorary degree in law at the graduation, to be held at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center, on May 28, 2017.

“Touro College is proud that Mr. Greenblatt will be sharing his perspective on success with our graduates as they embark on a new phase of their lives,” said Dr. Kadish. “He is a passionate, articulate spokesperson for the American Jewish community and as one who has reached the...

Atria Senior Living Community Gives ‘Gifts of Time’ for Mother’s Day

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Atria Senior Living is home to more than 10,000 mothers across the U.S. and Canada, and its staff members have a pretty good idea what a lot of moms want this year for Mother’s Day—and it isn’t another hanging plant.

It’s time with the people they love. That’s why Atria, a national operator of senior living communities, has launched a series of events that make it easy for family members and loved ones to give “Gifts of Time.”

This year, Atria Riverdale will host a weeklong celebration of free events created to enlighten the mind, delight the spirit and, most importantly, foster a deeper connection between moms and their adult children. The events take place May 7-14 and...

Building Trusting Relationships With Empathy and Acceptance

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Top experts in psychology, social work and education and renowned rabbis gather for Rabbi Ronnie Greenwald, z”l, Memorial Conference.

New York—Building trusting relationships with empathy and acceptance is the focus of a special continuing education conference to be held on May 7. The conference will be hosted by NEFESH International, the network of Orthodox mental health professionals, and Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) is a sponsor.

The Rabbi Ronnie Greenwald z”l Memorial Conference will be held at Young Israel of Staten Island, 835 Forest Hill Rd., Staten Island, New York. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. with the program starting at 9:15 a.m. and ending at...

Spend the Morning Networking With Jewish Professionals

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Start your day by networking with Westchester County Jewish professionals. This is a fast-paced and growing JBN meeting. Join them for a special presentation with co-facilitator Andrew Kabatchnick, CPA, called “Don’t Wait Until April,” where he’ll review the CPA’s role in smart financial planning beyond filing tax returns.

The event will be held on May 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Panera Bread Cafe, located at 875 Pelham Parkway, Pelham Manor, NY 10803. The phone number is 732-646-8877.

The event was organized by Stella Morrison and Kabatchnick, who can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Fee is $8 in advance and $10 at the event, $0 for Premium Members.

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