Friday, June 23, 2017

Community News

Ron Dermer Will Keynote at Yeshiva University’s 86th Commencement

Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary doctorate at Yeshiva University’s 86th Commencement on Thursday, May 25, at 11 a.m. at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Dermer has been Israel’s

ADL Executive Discusses ‘Anti-Semitism Today: New or Old?’

The increase in anti-Semitic incidents is disturbing, but do they represent something different from those of the past?

The question will be explored by Kenneth Jacobson, deputy national director of the Anti-Defamation League, at a free program entitled “Anti-Semitism Today: New or Old,” sponsored by

RIETS Shavuot Yarchei Kallah Offers Uplifting Torah Insight From Roshei Yeshiva

Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will offer an unparalleled opportunity for participants to spend the Shavuot holiday immersed in high-level Torah learning and thought at its seventh annual Shavuot Yarchei Kallah. Led by its world-class roshei yeshiva and rebbeim, the event will take place at

RJC Hosts Discussion on the BDS Movement and Anti-Israel Sentiment on Campus

The Riverdale Jewish Center invites you to a discussion on the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement as well as the disturbing, growing trend of anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses across the country. The event will be held on Saturday, April 29, at 9:30 p.m. in the RJC social hall.

Yeshiva University Launches Online Master’s Degree in Enterprise Risk Management

New York—Yeshiva University announced today that it will offer a master’s degree in enterprise risk management through its Mordecai D. and Monique C. Katz School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The 30-credit, fully online program will equip graduates to steer their future employers through an increasingly unpredictable world to

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

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

Jason Greenblatt Will Receive Honorary Lander College Law Degree

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,

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

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

Building Trusting Relationships With Empathy and Acceptance

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

Spend the Morning Networking With Jewish Professionals

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

Romaniote and Greek Jews Remembered at Yonkers Yom HaShoah

Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah,  is observed annually to commemorate the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazi party government of Germany during World War II. Each year the Lincoln Park Jewish Center seeks to educate people about little-known and important facts of the Shoah. Past years’ presentations

Israeli Independence Day

On Tuesday, May 2, at 2 p.m., the Atria Senior Living will be celebrating Israeli Independence Day. Israeli performer and accordion player Shlomo will be performing and the Atria’s chef will be preparing refreshments with flavors of Israel. Open to all. The Atria is at 3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale.

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