Saturday, February 16, 2019

Community News

‘Who Will Write Our History’ Film Screening at HIR-The Bayit

The “Who Will Write Our History” Global Screening Event will take place on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, with over 300 simultaneous screenings in 40 countries. A post-screening discussion at UNESCO headquarters in Paris will be streamed on Facebook Live.

WTA Makes History: First Yeshiva Day School in New Rochelle Breaks Ground

Westchester Torah Academy is making history. On Sunday, January 13, parents, students, dignitaries, rabbis and friends gathered at WTA’s new campus at 150 Stratton Road in New Rochelle for its milestone groundbreaking. Riverdale and Westchester rabbis

SAR Remembers Ari Fuld HY”D With New Torah

On Monday, January 14, former SAR Academy Principal Rabbi Yonah Fuld returned to SAR with his wife, Mary, and other family members to complete and welcome a sefer Torah to SAR Academy. This new Torah was anonymously donated to SAR in memory of alumnus

YIOZ North Riverdale Thrives and Grows

On Sunday, December 16, the Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale/Yonkers (YIOZ) held its annual dinner. This year’s guest of honor was Lee Botnick who has dedicated years of service to the shul, including multiple terms on the board, serving as vice president and, as of January

‘Intimate Voices’ Continues 10th Season at CSAIR

(Courtesy of Intimate Voices) Intimate Voices, a Riverdale-based chamber music series

‘Righteous Rebel’ Film on Rabbi Weiss Returns to HIR

(Courtesy of HIR - The Bayit) “Righteous Rebel,” the documentary film about the life and times of Rabbi Avi Weiss,

Fleetwood Synagogue Hosts Annual Sidlow Lecture

On Motzei Shabbat, January 5, The Fleetwood Synagogue located in Mount Vernon, held its 15th Annual Charles Sidlow Memorial Lecture Program. This year’s theme was Judaism, America and Our Era of Civic Breakdown. The featured speakers this year were Rabbi Shay Schachter and Rabbi Ari

Carmel Academy to Host SEL Program Featuring Renowned Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Carmel Academy will welcome pediatric neuropsychologist Dr. Michelle Dunn for a community program exploring social-emotional learning on Wednesday, January 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the school’s campus, 270 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut.

Leah Moskovich of New Rochelle Received Morrow Award

On Monday, January 7, at the Yeshiva University High Schools Annual Dinner of Tribute, Leah Moskovich, a member of YINR, was the recipient of the prestigious Ethel Dworetsky Morrow, z”l, Faculty Award. This distinguished award is given to an outstanding teacher

YIWP Members Deliver ‘Thank You’ Cookies on Dec. 24

(Courtesy of YIWP) As a Jewish person who wanted to do something meaningful on December 24, what did

Loaves of Love Lifts Stamford

Chabad Lubavitch of Stamford is dedicated to providing a full spectrum of programming catering to men, women, couples, families and children, giving each a taste of an authentic, warm Jewish experience in the Stamford area. Back in 2009 Chabad of Stamford hosted its first

Agudath Sholom in Stamford Builds for the Next Generation

Simeon Wohlberg, president of Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford, Connecticut, moved to Stamford 25 years ago. “It’s an ideal place to live,” Wohlberg shared with The Jewish Link. “We love this community, the people, the religious atmosphere, the tremendous growth in our

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