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Yeshiva University Presents ‘Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought’

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Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will lead the discussion.

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will lead a discussion on “Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought” on Sunday, March 26, at 10 a.m. at Yeshiva University’s Lamport Auditorium at 2540 Amsterdam Avenue, New...

Westchester Holocaust Remembrance Program Offers Living History

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Among the first speakers of the annual Holocaust Remembrance Program was Bernhard Storch, who spoke at the Lincoln Park Jewish Center, opening the annual Holocaust Remembrance Program, sponsored by JCY-Westchester Community Partners, a division of the Family Service Society of Yonkers. Mr. Storch was born in South Poland on November 19, 1922. When World War II erupted on September 1, 1939, he left home at the age of 16 on his mother’s advice, seeking safety ahead of the advancing German army. After 10 days he arrived in the city of Lvov. On September 18, 1939, the troops of the USSR occupied the city, and in May 1940, he was arrested by the KGB (Russian secret police) and...

Lincoln Park Jewish Center Celebrates Purim With Moroccan-Themed Party

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Adults and children wore costumes for this year’s annual Purim party at the Lincoln Park Jewish Center, dressing for a Moroccan theme and dining under tents.

All Enjoy the Grand Purim Fiesta at Chabad of Yonkers

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Chabad of Yonkers hosted a Mexican-themed grand Purim fiesta this year.

It was a great success. Over 100 people attended and enjoyed listening to the Megilla, eating hamentashen and a Mexican buffet dinner and watching a mariachi band perform!

The children enjoyed making tambourines.

All had a great Purim experience.

OHEL Brings Purim Happiness and Warmth to Hundreds

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Purim at OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services started over a month ago at OHEL Bais Ezra’s Day Hab Programs.

Together with their staff, OHEL individuals made and packaged almost 1000 mishloach manotas. This was part of OHEL’s [email protected] Program, an initiative aimed at providing employment training and independent living skills to adults with disabilities.

Purchasing mishloach manot from OHEL provided a helping hand to OHEL’s individuals, including them in the workforce and Jewish community at large. It was hard work, but everyone had a lot of fun!

Purim festivities started with a lively pre-Purim party for individuals with mental illness who attend OHEL’s Kadimah PROS...

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