Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Community News

Westchester Packs Pesach Packages for the Needy

On Sunday, April 7, a group of youngsters from the Young Israels of Scarsdale and New Rochelle, along with their Bnei Akiva leaders, met at YINR to pack donated Passover food for the Bronx Jewish Community Council. The group assembled boxes, created colorful labels and

Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy Comes ‘Together as One’

(Courtesy of BCHA) A record-breaking crowd of more than 450 guests filled the ballroom of the Hilton Stamford Hotel on Sunday evening, March 29, to honor Rachel and Jay

Parent-Child Learning: A Context for Family Togetherness

Parent-Child Learning programs are a Shabbat staple at many local shuls, and although they may follow similar concepts, each has its own unique twist.

According to Edward Rosenfeld of the Young Israel of

Stein Yeshiva Celebrates Honorees at Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of Stein Yeshiva) Stein Yeshiva of Lincoln Park held its annual dinner on April 2 at the Young Israel of Scarsdale. This

SAR Grad Makes Films About Quadriplegia

In 2007 while traveling in South Africa, Cory Greenbaum (SAR HS ’12) was involved in an automobile accident that resulted in paralysis. At the age of 13, Greenbaum began his life in a power chair, facing the tremendous challenges of

Young Israel of White Plains Celebrates Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of YIWP) For the fourth consecutive year, Young Israel of White Plains

Bronx Jewish Center to Host Passover Seders for the Community

The Bronx Jewish Center is planning community Passover seders on Friday night, April 19, and Saturday night, April 20, both to begin at 7:30 p.m.

The Bronx Jewish Center is located at 1969 Haight Avenue, Bronx, NY 1046.

Chabad of Yonkers Shares Taste of Passover

Israeli Air Force Unit 669 Visits NYC

On April 1, Ambassador Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York, opened his private residence to members of Unit 669, the Israel Air Force’s Airborne Combat, Search and Rescue Unit. Jewish leaders in attendance joined with members of the New York

Stamford JFS Announces ‘Anachnu’ for Shoah Survivors

In recognition of the increasing needs of an aging population of Holocaust survivors, The Jewish Federation of North America Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care awarded a substantial grant to Connecticut’s Schoke Jewish Family Service to help the organization advance

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

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