Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Community News

JNF Holds ‘Positively Israel Reception’

 

More than 300 people packed the ballroom at Temple Israel Center in White Plains last week  for JNF’s second annual Positively Israel Reception, featuring Bret Stephens, op-ed columnist for The New York

70 and Sababa! BWC Celebrates Israel

On Sunday, June 3, thousands of supporters of Israel lined the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue stretching from 57th Street to 74th Street for New York’s 54th annual parade honoring the State of Israel. Previously named the Salute to Israel

NEJC to Host Memorial Day Concert and Kosher Barbecue

This Sunday May 27, The Persuasions will be making a stop on their “2018 Good Times Tour” at the Northeast Jewish Center. The venue is located at 11 Salisbury Road, Yonkers, NY and will be in honor of our brave veterans.

Pam Ehrenkranz Brings Jewish Programming to Greenwich

Pam Ehrenkranz is on a mission. As CEO of UJA/JCC Federation of Greenwich, Connecticut, for 21 years, she believes “the first order of business is to engage the Jewish community” through innovative, entertaining and compelling Jewish programming. For

‘Hungry to Help Service Day’ Held at JCC in Scarsdale

More than 120 community volunteers came out to help combat local food insufficiency at the Hungry to Help Service Day, held at the JCC of Mid-Westchester of Scarsdale. The event, which took place on Sunday, May 6, and attracted hundreds of volunteers at this and similar events

Bret Stephens to Discuss ‘Israel @ 70: What Does the Future Hold for Israel and the Middle East?’

Award-winning New York Times columnist Bret Stephens will discuss “Israel @ 70: What Does the Future Hold for Israel and the Middle East?” on Thursday, May 31, at 7:30 at Temple Israel Center in White Plains. The event is co-sponsored by the Jewish National Fund and the Five Synagogues of

Bronx Jewish Community Council Holds Annual Breakfast for Champions

The Bronx Jewish Community Council will be celebrating its Annual Breakfast for Champions on Friday June 8, at 8 a.m. at Riverdale Jewish Center (3700 Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10463). 

This year’s honorees are

UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Business and Professional Division Honors Leaders

UJA-Federation of New York’s Westchester Business and Professional Division honored David Ruzow of Waccabuc and Alan Weissman of Rye at its 2018 Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, May 9, at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York.

Yom Yerushalayim Lecture at YINR Delights Audience

A highlight of Yom Yerushalayim events at Young Israel of New Rochelle was welcoming Rabbi Dr. Yonatan Grossman of Bar-Ilan University to deliver a lecture in Hebrew on the topic, “Al Naharot Bavel” (“By the Rivers of Babylon”), on Sunday evening, May 13. To the delight of the audience,

Fleetwood Synagogue Goes to Citi Field

On Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m., Fleetwood Synagogue at Citi Field: Come watch the Mets battle the Pittsburgh Pirates and support the Fleetwood Synagogue at the same time. Tickets will be available for a contribution to the shul of $18 per ticket, and if you buy two tickets the third is half off! Every

Stamford Residents to Participate in Organ Donation 5K

(Courtesy of HODS) Stamford residents Michael Feldstein, Maury Rosenbaum and Dr. Steven Thau are spearheading an effort to raise awareness about the issue of organ donation and

New Rochelle Mikvah Holds Annual Pre-Shavuot Bake Sale

On May 16, the New Rochelle Mikvah hosted its 11th annual pre-Shavuot bake sale. This year’s hosts were Debbie and David Isaac.

Dozens of local families prepared hundreds of baked goods, challahs,

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