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Travel to Morocco (in Yonkers) at Lincoln Park Jewish Center Purim Party

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Come travel with the Lincoln Park Jewish Center! Every year the Lincoln Park Jewish Center elects a different theme for its Purim party, and this year our international theme is Morocco.

The holiday of Purim starts this year on Saturday evening, March 11, with the reading of the megillah, an ancient scroll that recounts...

AMIT Students Bridge the Digital Divide

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Yeshivat AMIT Ashdod students spend hours on the computer—along with the elderly residents of the retirement home adjacent to the yeshiva. Ninth graders meet regularly with their neighbors and very patiently teach them basic computer skills in order to turn the computer into a useful tool in their lives. For someone wishing to send a letter to his grandson, for example, students will start teaching at the beginning: how to turn on the computer, how to use Word, how to type and save a document and, finally, how to e-mail the letter.

Students also use these meetings in front of the computer screen to document the life stories of the seniors. Quite a few are Holocaust survivors who...

‘Intimate Voices’ Offers Music, Wine-Tasting and an Afternoon Event

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Intimate Voices, a Riverdale-based chamber music series featuring world-class musicians, will present the third and final Saturday evening concert of its eighth season on Saturday, March 4, at 8:00 p.m. The series presents chamber music in an intimate and acoustically excellent setting at CSAIR and through outreach events in the community.

The concert will feature Brahms’ famous quintet for clarinet and strings, as well as a string trio by Beethoven and a quintet for clarinet and strings by Belgian/Dutch composer Oscar van Hemel. Music Director Sheila Reinhold (violin) will be joined by Renée Jolles (violin), Alan Kay (clarinet), Max Mandel (viola) and James Wilson...

Record High Blood Donations at HIR Memorial Blood Drive

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The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale—the Bayit— is most grateful to the over 250 adults, children, volunteers and blood donors who attended the HIR Emergency Blood Drive this past Sunday, February 19.

The HIR, Blood Drive Coordinator Seryl Ritter and the New York Blood Center are sincerely thankful to the blood donors who gave the gift of life by donating a record 131 pints of blood.

The Blood Drive was held to help remedy a critical emergency blood shortage and as a memorial tribute to Chaim Marks, z’l, and Alan Braverman, z’l. These two wise, clever, funny, truly extraordinary men were ardent lifelong supporters of Israel, and tireless community leaders and volunteers who...


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SDC/Bais Sholom Hosts Shiurim

The Spuyten Duyvil Congregation’s Mysterious Judges series will be pausing in order to facilitate two seasonal shiurim for Purim and Pesach respectively. Both will be held in the Whitehall building, 3333 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale. The shiur on Megillat Esther is scheduled for Feb 27 at 8 p.m., and the next one, “The Hidden Haggadah,” is scheduled for March 27 at 8 p.m. Shiurim will be given by Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt. For more information, please email us at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FIDF Westchester Community Concert, Mar. 16, 7 p.m.

Friends of the IDF in partnership with the Westchester Jewish Council invite you to a concert featuring The...

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