When Aaryn Rubin heard about the horrific events that encircled the Jewish community when the Sassoon family were victims of one of the worst fires in nearly a decade, she sprung into action. It was then that she realized that the fire alarms in her apartment were not functional at all. “My landlord didn’t provide me with smoke
He saved perhaps the most important piece of information for last.
Richard Joel, in an email to Yeshiva University staff, students and alumni, announced near the letter’s end that he would not seek a future contract when his current agreement ends in 2018.
“I just celebrated my 65th birthday,” Joel wrote. “I am well into my
In its new initiative to reach out to Jewish communities across various regions throughout the United States, the Orthodox Union’s Department of Community and Synagogue Services has announced the appointment of Rabbi Dovid Cohen from West Hempstead as its regional director for New York City, Westchester, the Bronx and
With Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur behind us, Chol HaMoed is a great opportunity to relax with your family and enjoy our region’s beautiful autumn weather. Whether you’re looking to travel a few hours or looking for entertainment close to home, there are plenty of options for family outings to enjoy this
An inspiring evening in support of Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, with Judge Daniel Butler as the featured speaker, will be held in Riverdale after the chagim. The event will occur on the Saturday evening of October 10 at 8:30 at the home of Giti and Jack Bendheim, 697 West 247th Street in Riverdale.
Yachad Fundraising Event to Be Held in Riverdale
An inspiring evening in support of Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, with Judge Daniel Butler as the featured speaker, will be held in Riverdale after the chagim. The event will occur
The Young Israel of West Hartford has hired Rabbi Tuvia Brander as its new head rabbi. Rabbi Brander and his wife, Miriam, most recently residents of Washington Heights, are embracing their new leadership roles within the Greater Hartford Jewish community.
“Miriam and I are excited and humbled
When incoming SAR Academy 6th grader Tali Kobrin needed to figure out the act of chesed she would do to mark her bat mitzvah, she had already chosen the cause she wanted to support, after a recent family trip to Israel. “I wanted to help an organization in Israel. I visited SHALVA this past summer after hearing a lot about their
Twenty-three teams competed for the ultimate bragging rights in the kosher world by making their signature barbeque dishes for the Southern New England Kosher BBQ Championship last week. Attracting kosher BBQ enthusiasts and artisans from near and far, the event, held at Congregation Beth El in Fairfield, CT, on a
HIR’s Fall Clothing Drive Set for September 20
Mark your calendars: September 20 is the day of the HIR Clothing Drive. From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., HIR will be collecting unwanted clothing. The shul requests that you sort and bag separate women’s,
The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale: The Bayit will sponsor its 9/11 14th Anniversary Commemorative Community Blood Drive on Sunday, September 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the synagogue social hall at 3700 Henry Hudson Parkway, corner Netherland Avenue in Riverdale.
The Hebrew Institute of
Looking for a different type of prayer? On select Tuesday and Wednesday evenings throughout the year, Temple Sholom’s Chapel hosts a dedicated group of adults from Connecticut and Westchester who are hoping to find calmness, stillness and relaxation through the practice of Jewish Meditation.