Friday, June 23, 2017

Community News

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.

Film Screening: ‘Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus’

Sunday, April 30, at 5 p.m.

Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas, 2 Railroad Ave, Greenwich

JCC Cinema presents a special film screening of “Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus.” This powerful new documentary

Fighting Anti-Semitism: The Power of Connection with Dr. Charles Small

Tuesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m.

YWCA Greenwich, 259 E. Putnam Ave, Greenwich

UJA Greenwich will host a talk with Dr. Charles Small, «Fighting Antisemitism: The Power of Connection” at YWCA Greenwich. Join the founding

JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center Events

May 5: P. Montiel, film historian, will present on Bette Davis at 1 p.m. Lunch of baked chicken or gefilte fish loaf served at 12:15 p.m. Recommended senior meal contribution: $2.00, and $1.00 for event.

May 7: David Glukh, piccolo trumpet & Ismail Butera, accordion,

Riverdale Jewish Community Plans Yom HaZikaron Commemoration

The Riverdale Jewish community will again hold a community-wide Yom HaZikaron commemoration this year. The event will be held at the Riverdale Y, and will begin at 8pm on erev Yom HaZikaron, Sunday, April 30. The entire community is invited to join together at the Y for this communal observance, in honor of Israel’s fallen and terror

The Bayit Will Host Over 400 Seder Guests

Passover is almost here. We prepare weeks in advance for one of the highlights in the Jewish calendar year. We scrub, we clean, we wash, we shine, we sweep, we vacuum, we kasher, we shop, we cook and then we celebrate…

But for some, the pre-Passover days do not always go as planned.

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