Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Community News

Construction at the Hebrew Institute of White Plains in Progress

The Hebrew Institute of White Plains is currently undergoing substantial renovations to improve its sanctuary and to build out the next century. Plans are in place to add a new east-facing sanctuary to add an additional 20–30 percent seating capacity, as well as a Shabbat elevator, a renovated lower level, a renovated social hall and a

Shabbat and Fitness Fun at the Riverdale Y

Upcoming Riverdale Y events include:

Kids’ Indoor Triathlon for ages 8–13 on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1/18 at 2 p.m.

iHouse Israeli style Kabbalat Shabbat with potluck dinner, 1/15 at 6:30. Dairy kosher dishes only.

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Chanukah Party at Northeast Jewish Center Features Food From Around the World

The Northeast Jewish Center hosted a successful Chanukah party on the holiday’s last day, with a full house that overflowed its social hall. The event brought together families, young and old, to enjoy food from around the world, a theme the shul has brought to the community year after year.

400 Attend Westchester Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

Four hundred people came out on Saturday, December 5 to Beth El Synagogue Center New Rochelle to learn and socialize at the biennial Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration, presented by the Westchester Jewish Council and The Westchester Board of Rabbis with financial support from UJA-Federation of New

Temple Sholom Teens Continue Thanksgiving Tzedakah Tradition

Turkey, mashed potatoes and green beans were just a few of the holiday favorites that were prepped, cooked and packaged at Temple Sholom on Tuesday, November 24. Over 30 teens in grades 8 through 12 participated in this annual volunteer program, which provided 60 meals to low-income senior residents in Greenwich, CT.

New Jewish Home Presents 13th Annual Palliative Care Conference

On Friday, January 15, 2015, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, the New Jewish Home will present their 13th annual Palliative Care Conference, featuring Dr. Joseph Sacco of Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Kei Okaha, of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and Dr. Elizabeth Lindenberger, Mount Sinai Hospital and Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and

A Muslim Country Honored for Saving Jewish Sites and Cemeteries

It was an enlightening experience on Thursday night, November 19, at the New York Museum of Modern Art, as distinguished members of many faiths came to honor the king of Morocco for his effort to preserve Jewish burial places in his country. His Eminence Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York; His Eminence Archbishop

PTACH Director Presents at Torah Umesorah Conference

This past November, Dr. Judah Weller, Director of PTACH, was one of the featured presenters at a professional development training for Torah Umesorah’s Chevras Yesud Ma’aloh, the National Fellowship for Principals of Boys Schools, in Stamford CT. The Fellowship is composed of experienced administrators who study together for

TABC to Honor Fromowitzes, Segals, Malitzky and Shmidman at Its Upcoming Dinner

Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) will hold its 33rd annual dinner on Thursday, January 7, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck. Guests of Honor Renée and Chaim Fromowitz, of Teaneck, have both contributed their time, talents and energies to TABC for many years. Chaim has served as treasurer on the

JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center to Hold Kosher BBQ

JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center will host a musical program by Yanni, an outstanding pianist, on Tues. Dec. 29 after lunch.  Kosher BBQ chicken breast, brown rice pilaf, kale w/garlic sauce and dessert will be served at 12:15 p.m.  Yanni will perform international, jazz and pop music at 1:00 p.m. Recommended senior voluntary contribution

New Year’s Celebration at JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center

JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center will host a dinner and New Year's celebration on Wed. Dec. 30. A kosher festive meal of vegetable soup, choice of beef brisket or sole fillet, spinach noodle pudding, carrots and dessert will be served at 4:30 p.m. Sigal Chen, soprano, accompanied by Jonathan Dzik will

Young Israel of New Rochelle Ruach Releases January 2016 Schedule

YINR Ruach programs are under way. On January 6, Sara Just-Michael will report on her experience of her recent trip to celebrate the wedding of Sarah Litman, the woman with the best response to terrorism: inviting the entire world to her wedding. On January 13, Ruach will have its third anniversary

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