Riverdale Community Breakfast, an annual event to benefit Hebrew Free Burial Association will be held on Sunday, Mar. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Participating synagogues include Chabad Lubavitch of Riverdale, Congregation Shaarei Shalom, Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale, Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Kingsbridge Center of Israel, Riverdale Jewish Center, Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale and Yonkers, and Young Israel of Riverdale. The event will honor Dr. Donald Liss and Beth and David Braunstein. HFBA Board member Robert Marcus is the event Chair.
Founded in 1888 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Hebrew Free Burial Association is the only organization in the New York Metropolitan area dedicated to assuring that every Jew, regardless of financial means or religious affiliations, receives a dignified, traditional Jewish funeral and burial. It is the largest free burial society outside Israel, providing burials for nearly 400 indigent Jews each year and critical assistance and spiritual support to surviving family members and friends with nowhere else to turn. For reservations, please call (212) 239-1662 or reserve online at www.hebrewfreeburial.org/riverdale. Donations will be accepted at the event. It will be held at the Riverdale Jewish Center, 3700 Independence Avenue.