Friday, April 19, 2019

Community News

Fleetwood Synagogue Presents Lecture

Join Fleetwood Synagogue for the 15th Annual Charles Sidlow Memorial Lecture Program, “Judaism, America and Our Era of Civic Breakdown.” Guest speakers will include Rabbis Shay Shachter and Ari Lamm.

The event will take

Bi-Annual ‘MALT’ Learning Pilgrimage Sets Out for Israel

Thanksgiving is over, the turkey and leftovers have been eaten, and 24 men from Stamford, Connecticut, with accompanying guests from New York, New Jersey and California, will be leaving motzei Shabbat for their eagerly-awaited bi-annual MALT (Men’s Adult Learning Trip) excursion to Israel.

YI Stamford @ 40: Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Almost 40 years ago a small group of families living in Stamford, Connecticut decided it was time for a Young Israel to be established in this charming New England community. First meeting in people’s homes and then in the local firehouse, Young Israel of Stamford became the new place

Community Chesed Triumphs Over Storm

On Thursday, November 15, Riverdale, Westchester and the surrounding areas were affected by an early, winter-like storm that seemed to catch everyone off guard. Similar to most other local schools, SAR continued with its lower school dismissal on a regular

Young Israel of Scarsdale Holds Inaugural Prospective Members Shabbaton

(Courtesy of YIS) On the Shabbat of November 3-4, the Young Israel of Scarsdale held its first-ever prospective members shabbaton. Guests from all over the tri-state area were welcomed to Scarsdale for some YIS hospitality, with the invitation to “come for Shabbat and stay for a lifetime.”


Chabad of Greenwich Plans Chanukah Concert and Menorah Lighting

(Courtesy of Chabad of Greenwich) Chabad of Greenwich will conduct a Chanukah concert and party for families on Sunday, December 2, at Greenwich High School’s Performing Arts Center, 10 Hillside Road, Greenwich.

“We’re so excited for our Chanukah celebration this year,” said Chabad Rabbi Yossi

Riverdale’s Beth Aharon Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Gala Dinner

Congregation Beth Aharon, Riverdale’s Sephardic Orthodox Congregation, celebrated its 20th anniversary earlier this month with a gala dinner honoring its founders. Beth Aharon is located at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale’s Bayit, in the Riverdale section of The Bronx, and the

Celebrate Chanukah With Chabad of Yonkers

Chabad’s outreach efforts are meant to ignite each precious soul and show them the warmth of Judaism. The holiday of Chanukah is especially suited to accomplish this task of spreading the light and joy of the miracle to all. Chabad of Yonkers has numerous events planned this Chanukah to bring the

T-Klez Performs Free Klezmer Chanukah Concert

The klezmer trio, T-Klez, will present a free concert of Chanukah tunes on Tuesday, December 4 at 1 p.m. at the Riverdale, Y 5625 Arlington Avenue (near 256th St.), Bronx, NY (718) 548-8200   Enjoy familiar and new-to-you

Young Israel of Pelham Parkway to Host Noted Author

Young Israel of Pelham Parkway, located at 900 Pelham Parkway, South Bronx, NY 10461, will be hosting a free lecture and book signing by noted author and historian Michael Weinstein, author of the book “Ten Times Chai,” on November 25 beginning at 11:30 a.m.

IDF Commander to Speak at JNF Event

Izzy Ezagui, a decorated IDF squad commander who returned to the battlefield after losing his dominant arm in the 2008 Gaza war, will speak on “Overcoming the Odds: Returning to the IDF” at Jewish National Fund’s sixth annual Water and Wine evening on

Unity Shabbat Provides Time for Bonding and Healing

In the wake of the tragic event in Pittsburgh, congregations around the country declared Shabbat, November 3, as Unity Shabbat. The focus of Unity Shabbat was to encourage Jews and non-Jews to come to synagogues and participate in both Friday night and Shabbat services. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) also coined the phrase

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