Saturday, July 04, 2020

Community News

For Many Families, Pesach at Home Is New

With every Passover program cancelling, many families are feeling the pressure of having to make Pesach at home for the first time.

Michelle Goldberg of New Rochelle was scheduled to attend a hotel program this year in Florida, along with her extended family, as they have each year in her seven

OHEL Launches Thera-Zoom, A Tele-Mental Health Support Service

(Courtesy of OHEL) In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, OHEL Children’s Home & Family Services announces the launch of a critical service that will provide accessible tele-mental health support to anyone in need nationally. This initiative will provide a multitude of much-needed virtual support tools to attend to the growing demands

Kosher Food Providers’ New Role: Heroes

Governors have declared that only essential businesses can operate. Restaurants are considered essential, but can only sell take-out or delivery. Supermarkets have fewer restrictions. Local kosher establishments have had to change their business models to conform to the new regulations while serving our

Olam Chesed Delivers to New Rochelle, Riverdale

Olam Chesed distributes goods to needy families through a network of volunteers and partner charities, empowering them to lead healthy and productive lives. On Wednesday, March 18, Olam Chesed delivered over 50 packages to New Rochelle families under COVID-19 quarantine. A week later, Olam Chesed offered

NBN Hosts 2,500 at Virtual Mega Aliyah Event

(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) Over the past few months, Nefesh B’Nefesh, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and the Jewish National Fund-USA, has been working tirelessly to produce its annual Mega Aliyah Event, which provides potential

Young Israel of New Rochelle to Honor Rachel And Gary Berger and Yvette Finkelstein

On Sunday, March 15, the Young Israel of New Rochelle will be recognizing Rachel and Gary Berger as Guests of Honor, and Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut Community Editor Yvette Finkelstein as recipient of the Distinguished Leadership Award at its 53rd annual

HIR Plans Book Launch Of Elliott Rabin’s ‘The Biblical Hero’

Elliiott Rabin, PhD, author of “The Biblical Hero,” approaches the Bible in an original way, comparing biblical heroes to heroes in world literature, and his book addresses questions such as “What is the Bible telling us about what it means to be a hero?” and “Why do we need

SINAI Schools Celebrates Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of SINAI Schools) Nearly 1,000 supporters gathered on February 23 for SINAI Schools’ 2020 Annual Benefit Dinner. SINAI honored Rabbi Yosef Adler, Peggy and Philip Danishefsky and Rabbi Yehuda and

Fleetwood Synagogue Welcomes Prospective Families At Open House Brunch

Fleetwood Synagogue recently hosted its annual open house membership

Celebrate Purim With the BJC

You asked for it, and you got it! On Tuesday, March 10, starting at 6:00 p.m. there will be a

Solve the Medicare Puzzle

A presentation on Medicare by Robert Remin will take place on Thursday, March 19,

Westchester 2040: Rabbis Shape the Jewish Future

The Westchester Jewish Council is proud to announce a new initiative introduced to the Westchester Jewish community. Westchester rabbis, working across denomination lines, have embarked on Westchester 2040, a process to envision the Westchester County Jewish community in 2040. What, indeed, will the Jewish future look

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