Amit of Greater Westchester presents the screening of “Soon By You,” a comedic web series about six young Orthodox Jews dating in NYC—think “Friends” meets “Srugim.” Delicious BBQ and drinks will be served. The event will be on Wednesday, June 28, at 8:00 p.m. at the Sport Court of Vivian and Stanley Bernstein, 407 Oxford
NCSY, the Orthodox Union’s international youth movement, announced its hire of Rina Emerson this week as the CEO of the New York region.
Emerson comes to the job with extensive NCSY experience, having been involved in the organization since she was a teenager herself and most recently
New Rochelle—A blood drive will be held on Sunday, June 25, in memory of Dr. Paul Packer, a local physician who practiced medicine for over 40 years with commitment and compassion for his patients.
Sponsored with New York Blood Center (NYBC), the drive will be hosted by Congregation Anshe
After 15 years leading the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Community Choir, Dr. Jonathan Dzik laid down his baton after leading the final performance of the choir on May 24, at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale—where it all began. A member of the HIR for over 50 years, where he supported
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