Friday, April 19, 2019

Community News

Do You Have What it Takes to Start Your Own Business?


Rising to the top of the business world takes a lot of passion and dedication. Unfortunately, having an awesome idea won’t get you there. You need the personality, knowledge, and toolset to set you apart from your competition and become a successful business owner. To determine whether you have what it takes to start your

Haina Just-Michael Receives New Rochelle Award

For almost 25 years, New Rochelle was the home of Young Israel of New Rochelle members Haina Just-Michael and Bernard Michael and their three daughters. The family moved to New York City last year but Haina returned on Thursday, April 4, to receive the Distinguished Citizenship Award from the New

Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi Addresses YINR Members

On March 30, Oded Revivi, mayor of Efrat, Israel, addressed members of the Riverdale and New Rochelle communities. Sandwiched between his participation as a panelist at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., and the annual dinner of the National Council of Young Israel, Mayor

‘Intimate Voices’ Presents Family Chamber Music Program at CSAIR

Intimate Voices, (a Riverdale-based chamber music series featuring world-class musicians) will present its annual free family program this Sunday, April 7, from 2–3 p.m. at its home, the Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR), 475 W. 250th St., Bronx, NY.

Let Your Children Go

Bring your children to the Fleetwood Synagogue on April 14, the Sunday before Pesach, for an afternoon of pre-Pesach fun while you get stuff done! Children will enjoy a movie, snacks and a Pesach craft.

Children ages 5-10 welcome.

Scarsdale Celebrates Purim 

The JCC of Mid-Westchester Senior Connections program joined with 34 members of UJA-Federation of New York Scarsdale Women’s Philanthropy Group on Thursday, March 14, to make 150 mishloach manot packages. The gifts were delivered to homebound senior clients of Bronx Jewish Community

Rabbi Shimmy Trencher to Head BCHA in Stamford

Rabbi Shimmy Trencher has been appointed principal of the Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy-Upper School (BCHA) in Stamford, Connecticut, it was announced recently by the school’s President David Pikoff and Head of School Jacqueline Herman.

It’s April, That Must Mean Baseball

The arrival of spring marks the beginning of the 2019 baseball season. The Fairfield County Connecticut Jewish Baseball League (FCCJBL) existed for 20 years, but closed in 2015 due to lack of participation. However, the influx of young Jewish families into Stamford over the past few years has

Choirs From Six NY Schools Sing Arik Einstein Song at ‘Hagigah Ivrit’ Festival 

Six New York-area Hebrew charter school and Jewish day school choirs gathered on Sunday at the 92nd Street Y to performed Hebrew songs honoring the memory of Arik Einstein, the late iconic singer whose work shaped the landscape of Israeli music for decades, as part of the Hebrew Choir Festival

J-Teen Leadership Group Travels to Puerto Rico

During last month’s school break, 25 teens and parents from J-Teen Leadership, a program of UJA-Federation of NY, traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to provide much-needed disaster relief to areas ravaged by the hurricanes that hit in September 2017.

Mishkan Israel Launches Kol Dichfin Initiative

Mishkan Israel — the award winning, number one leader in innovative awareness education — has launched an all new campaign to bring the message of the upcoming Passover holiday to young and old alike.

Since 1945, Mishkan has

Walk for Pancreatic Research in Rye 

Gail Krasner’s father passed away from pancreatic cancer almost 22 years ago. The extreme sadness of Krasner’s dad succumbing to this frightful disease prompted the family, from New Rochelle, to get involved with the Lustgarten Foundation, which funds pancreatic

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