Thursday, October 19, 2017

Community News

Hadassah Sponsors Bingo for Breast Cancer Research

It’s time to play bingo! And this time it’s for a great cause: breast cancer research at Hadassah Hospital. Join Hadassah Westchester on Saturday evening, October 21, at the Westchester Jewish Center, for Bingo, Burgers & Booze, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

First-Ever Sukkah Coming to JFK Airport

For the first time ever, passengers at JFK Airport this Chol Hamoed will be able to take advantage of a Sukkah on the way to their flights. The Sukkah is a project of Chabad of the Airport, which has been dedicated to serving the needs of Jewish travelers at New York’s


Sukkot Party by Mishkan Israel Day Camp, October 8

A Sukkot party will be held at the camp, 642 Westover Road, Stamford, at 5 p.m. The event will feature live music, children’s entertainment, a hot buffet and

Yeshiva University and City of New York Cut Ribbon on 185th Street Plaza

Newly renovated streetscape plaza brings university and local neighborhood together.

On Tuesday, September 26, representatives from Yeshiva University and the City of New York,

Shani Taragin to Speak at Agudath Sholom

Shani Taragin, an instructor at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Israel, will be making a rare appearance in the United States on Monday evening, November 6, at 8 p.m., when she visits Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford, Connecticut for a

YINR Women’s League Begins Second Year of Monthly Shiurim

Rebbetzins Abby Fink and Yael Axelrod brought their exceptional scholarship and transmitted their deeply felt emunah to the first session of the Young Israel of New Rochelle (YINR)’s women’s Rosh Chodesh shiurim with their talk “Exploring the Depth and Meaning of the Yom

Yonkers Welcomes and Celebrates Rosh Hashanah

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano welcomed the Jewish New Year 5778 on Tuesday evening, Sept. 19, with a City Hall ceremony that included hearing the shofar blasted by Chabad of Yonkers Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz, speeches from elected officials and a

YU Students Give ‘Emotional Support’ on Mission to Houston

On September 14, six students from Yeshiva University traveled to Houston, Texas, under the leadership of Rabbi Daniel Lerner, YU Torah studies faculty member and rabbi for the Beren Campus, on what would best be described as a spiritual mission. Just two weeks prior, 11 Yeshiva

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Co-Hosts Pre-Rosh Hashanah Meeting With NYC Mayoral Candidate

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican challenger to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and key campaign officials, were in La Brochette kosher steakhouse in Manhattan on Monday evening to meet with a host of prominent leaders of the Orthodox Jewish and Asian-American

Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh Augments Its Overseas Program

(Courtesy of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh) American Friends of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh

Lincoln Park Jewish Center Celebrates the Yomim Noraim

Rosh Hashanah services were deeply stirring and soul-searching at the Lincoln Park Jewish Center. Every one of the most important days in the Jewish calendar—Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Purim, Passover, Lag B’Omer—bring people to the Yonkers synagogue.

CHAZAQ and Agudath Israel of America Unite in Seeking Kosher and Halal Food for NYS Students  

On Tuesday, September 5, the CHAZAQ organization stood alongside Agudath Yisrael of America and Assemblyman David Weprin, joining a diverse gathering of advocacy groups in front of City Hall. The rally called for the city to make

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