Thursday, February 20, 2020

Community News

Reuth Hosts Documentary Screening, Highlights Nonprofit Mission

One of the most recognized nonprofit organizations in Israel is the Reuth Medical Center, which provides rehabilitation and long-term care to children, the needy, the chronically ill, the elderly, wounded soldiers and victims of terror. Reuth, which is the Hebrew word for “friendship,” is an organization firmly grounded in

Bronx and Westchester Residents at NORPAC: A Firsthand Account

On May 13, nearly 100 Bronx and Westchester residents joined almost 1,500 tri-state participants in the 2015 NORPAC Mission to Washington, in support of the U.S.-Israel relationship. This year’s registration increased 50 percent over recent annual missions of this organization.


In Appreciation of Belda Lindenbaum z”l

A pioneer and advocate in the field of Torah study for Orthodox women, Belda Kaufman Lindenbaum was President of the board of Drisha Institute for Women in New York City. She was Vice-President of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, and a founding board member of Yeshivat Maharat. She was also a board member of Ramaz Day School

Young Israel of White Plains Hosts Noteworthy 29th Annual Dinner

The Young Israel of White Plains hosted a successful annual dinner on May 10 at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers. Recognizing Amy and Jeremy Singer, the guests of honor, and Nosson Hirsch, who received the Keter Shem Tov Award, the dinner acknowledged the achievements and successes of key members of the

RJC to Host 61st Annual Journal Dinner

Riverdale Jewish Center will be having its 61st Annual Journal Dinner on June 14. The guest of honor will be Dr. Stephen Glaser. Barie-Lynne and Ezra Rosensaft are receiving the Miriam Schonfeld Hering Community Service Award. Allison and Adam Steinmetz will be receiving the Young Leadership Award. The dinner will

SAR’s Yael Marans and Doria Kahn Win Bronfman Youth Fellowship

The Bronfman Fellowships has selected its 29th cohort of high school students, among them a Celtic fiddler, a Model UN competitor whose involvement has taken him to Qatar, an award-winning sculptural artist, and a budding scientist whose microscopic images of neurons are used by science labs across the country.

Yeshiva University Offers Unique Summer School Courses to Students From Anywhere

New York, NY—For the first time, Yeshiva University is making its unique and expanded catalog of more than 40 summer courses available to students from any institution.

Offering fully online as well as traditional and blended classes, the courses span majors and disciplines, including the hard and

YIOZ Celebrates Yom Yerushalayim

Leading Israeli Athletes, Artists, and Innovators Join Celebrate Israel Festival

New York—With two weeks to go until the Celebrate Israel Festival, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York, a wide array of notable Israelis have confirmed their participation, from some of the country’s greatest basketball stars to representatives of several of its most successful start-ups.

Bronx Jewish Community Council to Host 6th Breakfast of Champions

The Bronx Jewish Community Council, a non-profit organization that provides enhanced quality of life to residents of the Bronx, is hosting its 6th annual Breakfast for Champions on Friday, June 5, at the Riverdale Jewish Center at 8 a.m. BJCC’s mission is to address needs of Bronx residents, particularly older adults, by offering

Jewish High School of Connecticut Appoints Rabbi Elisha Paul as Head of School

After a nationwide search that spanned over a year and a half, the Jewish High School of Connecticut has announced its new head of school. Rabbi Elisha Paul, currently the head of school at Sulam in Rockville, MD, will begin his duties serving the Stamford high school in July. Rabbi Paul has worked for over 20 years across the

JCC of Stamford Fundraiser to Be Held on June 1

For 21 years, the JCC of Stamford has hosted a memorial golf and tennis outing to support its JumpStart program, a unique and progressive Fairfield County-based early childhood education program for children with special needs. Now in its 22nd year, the Julius B. and Edward Kuriansky Memorial Golf & Tennis Outing will be held on June 1 at

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