Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) National Chairman Peter Weintraub and his wife, Ellen Weintraub, of Scarsdale, New York, met Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi recently in Israel to discuss the key role FIDF plays in strengthening the bond between the
The Fleetwood community will welcome its first kosher-certified eatery on Sunday, September 22, as the Swirls and Sweets frozen yogurt shop officially unveils its strictly kosher certification under the Orthodox supervision of Rabbi Daniel Rosenfelt of Fleetwood
Fleetwood Synagogue will kick off its campaign to purchase a sefer Torah with a special guest.
Noted sofer Rabbi Yaakov Hoffman will provide a live demonstration of how one assesses the letters of a sefer Torah and how
In celebration of their 16th anniversary, the White Plains Performing Arts Center presents ‘An Evening With Lainie Kazan’ for one performance only on Saturday, November 9, at 8 p.m. Spend an evening laughing and toe-tapping with one funny lady while celebrating
The Young Israel of Pelham Parkway recently hosted a Police Appreciation Luncheon for the 49th precinct to show appreciation for everything the police do for the synagogue and for the community at large.
What’s really going on inside the heads of today’s Jewish teens? After 18,000 survey, The Jewish Education Project has an idea. Learn more about “GenZ Now: Understanding and Connecting With Jewish Teens Today,” The Jewish Education Project and Rosov Consulting’s new
On Wednesday, September 4, YINR Ruach hosted Rabbi Daniel Cohen of Congregation Agudath Sholom of Stamford. Rabbi Cohen’s presentation was centered on his book “What Will They Say About You When You Are Gone? Creating a Life Legacy.”
Rabbi Cohen began with the story of Alfred Nobel.
(Courtesy of JCF) The Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), the largest Jewish donor-advised fund in the country, distributed a record $456 million in grants to charities in all sectors during the 2019 fiscal year ending June 30, 2019—a 5% increase from 2018. JCF fundholders recommended a record number of grants—63,000—to
(Courtesy of OU) Leading rabbinic scholars, educators and Jewish communal leaders will be featured at the Orthodox Union’s (OU) third annual Torah New York on Sunday, September 22. The event, hosted by the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, is expected to draw
(Courtesy of the Stamford JCC) The Stamford Jewish Community Center (JCC) Inclusion Department is presenting a hands-on program for parents, titled “Special Education Parent Forum: Pursuing a Specialized School Placement” on September 26 at 7:00 p.m. Special education attorney Lawrence Berliner will moderate the panel discussion with
SAR informed parents in an email to the school community on Monday that Rabbi Jonathan Skolnick, the middle school associate principal of Judaic studies, was arrested by the FBI and the NYPD sex crimes task force last Friday night. The email, from Rabbi Binyamin Krauss, SAR’s principal, said that the school had reason to believe that SAR
On Friday, September 6, Riverdale and Westchester’s Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) announced that Chabad of Yonkers has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enhance the security and safety of its facility. Other recent local awardees of this federal security