Monday, January 27, 2020

Community News

Robert Remin to Present on Solving Medicare Puzzle

By cutting through the confusion surrounding Medicare, this one-hour presentation by Robert Remin, expert Medicare plan adviser, licensed and certified with all carriers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, assists participants to understand their options and make the most appropriate plan choice.

The presentation is all educational. There will be no

Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center to Meet 

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center has created a second- and third-generation group called GenerationsForward. This group includes children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors. We meet throughout the year and have ongoing projects and events.  

Our next meeting, on September 11, at

Northeast Jewish Center Hosts Annual Rockin’ BBQ

Northeast Jewish Center’s annual Rockin’ glatt kosher BBQ, held Sunday, August 25, was organized by the Men’s Club and Sisterhood and provided food, entertainment and fun for the almost 100 attendees. Rebbetzin Luba Glasser prepared the food with the help of synagogue members and volunteers, who preserved the secret

Dr. David Pelcovitz to Speak at Chevra Kadisha Event

(Courtesy of Stamford Chevra Kadisha) The Stamford Chevra Kadisha is proud to sponsor an important program for the entire community, “Beyond Burial and Shiva: The Psychological Effects of Losing a Loved One.”

It will be held on Sunday evening, September 15, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Temple Beth

‘Unorthodox’ Coming to Stamford for the First Time

This year’s Hyacinthe and Harold E. Hoffman Memorial Lecture is proud to present a live taping of the Jewish podcast, Unorthodox. This event will take place at Temple Beth El in Stamford on Thursday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:45. A dessert reception will follow the program.

Stamford Chabad Opens Young Jewish Professionals Program

In July of 2019, Rabbi Moshe and Leah Shemtov of the Chabad of Stamford announced a new program for young Jewish professionals, YJP, living in Stamford. YJP is a new focus area for Chabad and comprises a select group of young Jews who have already completed college and have not yet started families and may not have found

WDS Launches Community-Wide Cookbook

To help busy families prepare for Shabbat, WDS and WSD reached out to more than 70 communities including Westchester, Riverdale, Stamford and NYC to help create a cookbook for the future, “Instant Shabbat—Easy Recipes for Busy People.” For working parents who have kids with lots of weekday

NYS Budget Awards STEM Funding to 338 Nonpublic Schools 

(Courtesy of Teach NYS) Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union (OU) and a leading advocate for equitable funding for New York State’s nonpublic schools, applauds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature for distributing the first $5 million of funding to reimburse nonpublic schools for science, technology, engineering

Go Behind the Scenes With Shtisel

Tuesday, September 10, is the evening to schmooze with cast members and the co-creator of the international sensation “Shtisel,” in a behind-the-scenes look at the hit Israeli TV show that has everyone glued to their television sets. “Shtisel: Behind the Scenes of the Unorthodox Orthodox Drama,” an insiders panel discussion, will

Congregation Anshe Sholom Plans Community Lecture 

On Sunday, September 15, Prof. Joseph Spedaliere will present a fascinating program about “The Italian Moses and the Jews of San Nicandro” at Congregation Anshe Sholom Sisterhood. Learn how a singular mystic, Donato Manduzio, once an illiterate peasant, led his community to follow his lead and formally convert to Judaism, in Fascist

Pro-Israel Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera Receives Key to New Rochelle

Declaring July 27, 2019, “Mariano Rivera Day” in the City of New Rochelle, Mayor Noam Bramson and City Manager Chuck Strome presented its favorite son with the key to the city. City leaders were joined on the steps of City Hall by Congressman Eliot Engel and other elected officials. A “Pinstripe Parade” through New

YINR Ruach Event Shares Eight Couples’ Romantic Tales

On Wednesday, August 7, YINR Ruach presented ‘So, How Did You Two Meet?,’ the romantic stories of eight local couples.

First presenting was Sol Garber. He explained, “I met my wife twice, but the first time I didn’t know who she was. We come from a very different era. In the ’50s,

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