Monday, May 21, 2018

Community News

Chaim Sober Honored for 50 Years of Teaching at YU

Beloved and feared New Rochelle resident Professor Harvey (Chaim) Sober was honored for 50 years of teaching his unique combination of Jewish Studies and Martial Arts at Yeshiva University during a ceremony held at YU’s Washington Heights

Young Israel of Scarsdale Welcomes World-Class Speakers for Israel Lecture Series

(Courtesy of Young Israel of Scarsdale) In a time when defending Israel in the media is often unpopular, New York Times columnist Bret Stephens has distinguished himself by doing just that—making him the perfect keynote

SAR HS Students Portray Holocaust Survivors in ‘Witness Theater’ Production

Selfhelp Community Services recently brought Witness Theater to Mamaroneck High School. Conceived and initiated by Irit and Ezra Dagan and developed by JDC-Eshel in Israel, the program was first brought to New York City in 2012.

Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Plans Special Kiddush on Shavuot

The entire community is welcome to attend The Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center’s Shavout services, which will be on Sunday, May 20, starting at 9:00 a.m. Come celebrate the anniversary of the giving of the Torah with friends and family. The synagogue is located at 900 Pelham Parkway South,

HIR Celebrates Lag B’Omer With Bows and Arrows, Food and Singing

Children and adults enjoyed shooting with bows and arrows at the Lag B’Omer party sponsored by Beth Aharon Sephardic minyan and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Youth Dept., which included games, activities, delicious Israeli food, pizza and a kumzitz sing-along.

HHREC Plans Spring Luncheon

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) has announced its Second Annual Spring Luncheon, to be held on Thursday, June 7, at Bet Am Shalom Synagogue in White Plains, from noon to 2 p.m.

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School to Award David Fain the Herbert Lieberman Award

(Courtesy of YCT) Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) announces David Fain ‘18 as the recipient of the

Fleetwood Synagogue Goes to Citi Field

On Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m., Fleetwood Synagogue at Citi Field: Come watch the Mets battle the Pittsburgh Pirates and support the Fleetwood Synagogue at the same time. Tickets will be available for a contribution to the shul of $18 per ticket, and if you buy two tickets the third is half off! Every

52nd Annual Mickey Marcus Memorial Service Held at West Point

The American Veterans of Israel Legacy Corporation (AVILC), in association with the Consulate General of Israel in New York, held the 52nd Annual Mickey Marcus Memorial service at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on April 29. The event

UJA Federation Plans ‘Good Cause for a Girls’ Night Out’

UJA-Federation of New York’s “Good Cause for a Girls’ Night Out” will be held on Wednesday, May 30, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Harold & Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson, located at 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, New York. Couvert is $25 per person.

Young Families Welcome Spring With Seniors

Young families from Larchmont and Mamaroneck came together on Sunday, April 29, to welcome spring with the senior residents at the Sarah Neuman Center in Mamaroneck. Flowers were planted in flower pots decorated by the families and the kids interacted with the residents. At the event,

Yeshiva University Celebrates Israel at Commencement

Yeshiva University will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Israel at YU’s 87th commencement on Wednesday, May 16, at 10 a.m. at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.


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