Friday, May 29, 2020

JCC Greenwich and PJ Library Chanukah Event, December 13 at 3 p.m.

The Greenwich community is invited to celebrate Chanukah with a special performance by environmental arts troupe, “Bash the Trash.” Children will also have DIY fun by learning how to build instruments out of reusable materials and get to eat latkes. This event will be held at Carmel Academy’s Lower School Gym, 270 Lake Avenue in Greenwich. Tickets are $18 per person. Register at

Calvary and NASCK Event, December 17 at 8:30 a.m.

There are many people who are not aware of how to obtain excellent end of life information under halacha. Calvary Hospital and the National Association of Chevra Kadisha will be hosting Rabbi Mordechai Willig of YU, Rabbi Elchohon Zohn of NASCK and staff from Calvary Hospital to discuss this important topic. The event will be held at the Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY, and there is no fee to attend. Breakfast and lunch will be served. RSVP by calling (718) 576-2809 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SAR Gan Elisha Dedication, December 17 at 4 p.m.

SAR invites you to the dedication of their new Early Learning Center Playground, Gan Elisha, in memory of Elisha Goldscheider, z”l. Elisha was a beloved SAR 4-year-old who passed away four and a half years ago. RSVP at

Gift of Chanukah Celebration

UJA-Federation of New York in Westchester Tov B’Yachad and New Rochelle Communities invite you to participate in Gift of Chanukah, Sunday, December 13, 2–3:30 p.m. at Kittay House, 2550 Webb Avenue, Bronx NY. Take part in a fun, intergenerational program with the residents of Kittay House, an independent senior living facility run by Jewish Home Lifecare, a UJA-Federation beneficiary agency. Join us for bingo, crafts and refreshments and help bring holiday light and joy to the seniors. Couvert: $36 per family. Event chairs: Jill Goldfein, AnneBeth Levenson and Audi Schub. For more information and to register, contact Susan Scharf Glick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 914-761-5100 x120.

Chanukah Party and Raffle at Young Israel Stamford Dec. 12

Young Israel of Stamford will host a Chanukah Party and Raffle, with great food, new raffle prizes, friends and music. Enjoy a chesed project through Stars of Hope.

Cost: $25 per person or $36 per couple Raffle tickets are $18/ticket or $180/dozen. The event is free for those who purchase/sell a dozen tickets.

The event will be held at the home of Rabbi David and Dr. Shara Israel. To RSVP or buy tickets visit:

Young Israel of New Rochelle Ruach Classes for December

The Ruach program at YINR is currently full swing into its December program. On December 16, a Law and Order interactive theater program based on real-life criminal cases where participants play the prosecutor, defense attorney, judge and witnesses will be held at YINR under the leadership of Aytan Adler, a recreational therapist. On December 23, a screening of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort will be held. There will be no program on December 30. The programs both begin with lunch at 12:30 followed by the event at 1:15. YINR members get in free; non-members pay $10. RSVP to Vera Koppel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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