Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Community News

Anshe Sholom Plans Unity Concert

Anshe Sholom Synagogue is pleased to host Rogers Park for a concert on Sunday, March 11, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Anshe Sholom is located at 50 North Avenue in downtown New Rochelle.

Rogers Park, “America’s Only Chasidic Folk-Rock

Bronx Jewish Center Announces Community Passover Seder

Few Jewish holidays evoke the same warm sentiments as Passover. Memories of family and friends gathered as the four cups of wine are poured, the four questions asked and the matzah served, all contribute to Passover’s popularity in the Jewish community. Bringing the warmth and tradition of this festival to the Bronx

Young Israel of Pelham Parkway to Host Communal Seder

This year, the Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center, in cooperation with the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway, invites the Pelham Parkway Jewish community to celebrate the seders on Friday evening, March 30, starting at 7:50 p.m., and Saturday evening, March 31, starting at 8:20 p.m., at the Young Israel

Intimate Voices Chamber Choir Concludes Ninth Season

Intimate Voices, a Riverdale-based chamber music program featuring local artists providing “chamber music in an intimate setting,” just concluded its ninth season with a series of performances at Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR). A shul

JCC of Mid-Westchester Displays 70 Years of Israeli Fashion

Lisa Roberts, president, and Elliot Forchheimer, executive director, Westchester Jewish Council, announced that excitement is building for “Westchester Celebrates [email protected]”—the Westchester community commemoration of Israel’s 70th birthday, which will be held on April 15, 2018, at Schechter

Chabad Brings Wild West Purim to Yonkers

Rootin’ tootin’ pardners wearing head coverings of all colors, sizes and descriptions corralled their 120 to 200 horsepower rides to the hitching posts of the Chabad of Yonkers last Thursday afternoon, eager for Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz’s

Fleetwood Synagogue Holds 14th Annual Charles Sidlow Memorial Lecture Program

(Courtesy of Fleetwood Synagogue) On Motzei Shabbat, January 6,  2018, over 70 people braved the below-freezing temperatures to

Hebrew Free Burial Association Holds Riverdale Breakfast

(Courtesy of HFBA) The Hebrew Free Burial Association (HFBA) will celebrate its 21st Annual Riverdale Community Breakfast on Sunday, March

A Glimpse Into 20th Century Jewish History

(Courtesy of UJF) The United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien will be sponsoring two

OHEL Joins NYC Marathon as Official Charity Partner

(Courtesy of OHEL) Team OHEL has been running in the NYC Marathon for eight years. While hundreds of organizations apply for such “Charity Partner” status, OHEL has

Joshua Dorfman of SAR Attains Eagle Scout

Over 100 people filled the Jewish Center of Teaneck on Sunday, February 25, to witness the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Joshua S. Dorfman, a resident of Riverdale and a senior at SAR High School. An Eagle Scout is the highest rank in Boy Scouts. To achieve this rank, a boy must advance through

YINR Celebrates 51st Annual Dinner

YINR’s 51st annual dinner will take place on Sunday evening, March 11, 2018, recognizing Dina and Marc Sterman as Guests of Honor, and Mickey and Doni Nyer as recipients of the Young Leadership Award.

In a letter to members, the

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