Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Community News

Young Israel of Scarsdale Welcomes New Youth Directors

(Courtesy of Young Israel of Scarsdale) The Young Israel of Scarsdale is pleased to welcome its new youth directors, Darren and Nechama May. Darren grew up in Calabasas, California, graduating from Calabasas High School. Following high school he attended Nesivos Ahron, a yeshiva in Israel, then went on to

Rabbi Dov Linzer to Head YCT Rabbinical School

(Courtesy of YCT) Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School is delighted to announce that beginning this academic year, Rabbi Dov Linzer will head YCT, taking on the public leadership of the yeshiva while retaining the title, role and responsibilities of rosh

Kanters Depart YINR Youth Department

On Shabbat, August 4, the Young Israel of New Rochelle (YINR) bade farewell to Daniel and Rayli Kanter. The couple has served as the youth directors of the shul for the past three years.

YINR always seeks to recruit

Atria Riverdale Holds 2018 Chef Showdown

On Thursday, July 19, the Atria Senior Living facility in Riverdale held their annual Chef Showdown. This year’s competition was titled “The Battle of the Tomato Divide: The Competition Will Be Fierce, No Matter How You Slice It.” The ‘secret’ ingredient was tomatoes. In keeping

Team TFSB of New Rochelle Enjoys Bike4Chai Success

On August 1 and 2, hundreds of bike riders of all skill levels participated in the ninth annual Bike4Chai event. The riders recruit sponsors for the benefit of the children of Chai Lifeline. In 2009, Dovid Egert raised $10,000 in sponsorships for a 135 mile ride

Congregation Anshe Sholom Sponsors ‘Cartoonists Against the Holocaust’

The Sisterhood of Congregation Anshe Sholom will host the exhibition, “Cartoonists Against the Holocaust” on Sunday, October 14, at 3 p.m. at Congregation Anshe Sholom, 50 North Avenue, New Rochelle NY 10801. Admission: $7.00.  Light refreshments will be served.  RSVP: 914-632-9220.

Young Israel of Fort Lee Celebrates Another Year of Growth

This Shabbat, September 8, Young Israel of Fort Lee will celebrate another year of substantial growth. A special “New Members” kiddush will be held after davening to welcome the 16 new family and single members who have joined the synagogue over the past 12 months.

Kosher Dinner Lady Opens Custom Bakery

Rachel Berger, The Kosher Dinner Lady known for her lemon squares, custom cakes and unique hamantashen creations, recently launched a new business venture: a custom bakery.

“I have always loved baking!

YINR Hosts Nagens as Scholars-in-Residence

On Shabbat Nachamu (July 27-28) Young Israel of New Rochelle welcomed Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen, the rosh kollel of Yeshivat Otniel, and Rebbetzin Michal Nagen, the rosh mechina of Tzahali Academy, an army preparation academy for religious women, as

NORPAC Hosts Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy

On July 29, NORPAC hosted Connecticut’s Junior Senator Chris Murphy at the Englewood home of Westchester attorney Michael Blumenthal and his wife, Debbie. Senator Murphy joined the Senate as its youngest member in 2012. The senate seat became vacant upon the retirement of

DOROT Brings Teens to the Riverdale Y

Monday, July 23, was a day of orientation and training for the 16 students chosen as interns for DOROT’s four-week Jewish Summer Teen Internship Program at the Riverdale Y Senior Center. Facilitated by Rabbi Joseph Robinson, director of community engagement, together with DOROT’s

YINR to Host Sephardic Yom Kippur Minyan

On September 19, the Sephardi minyan of the Young Israel of New Rochelle will conduct its second annual Yom Kippur minyan in the sanctuary of the old YINR shul building on North Avenue.

David Lallouz, a minyan

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