Beginning in 2004, The Friendship Circle Program has been part of the menu of services offered by the Chabad of Westchester. This program extends a helping hand to families who have children with special needs in ways that are unmet by other organizations. The idea for
(Courtesy of Solomon Schechter School of Westchester) Effective July 1, 2019, Solomon Schechter School of Westchester will become The Leffell School.
“While our name is changing, our heart is not,” said Dr. Michael Kay, head
Come paint with Cong. Anshe Sholom! All are welcome on Sunday, March 31, at 2:00 p.m. for an exciting workshop. Attendees will earn how to decorate glassware from Gloria Porcaro, certified in the “one-stroke” painting method developed by Donna Dewberry.
Hundreds of students from Jewish day schools and yeshivas came to the State Capitol recently as part of the Orthodox Union’s Teach NYS delegation to advocate for increased and sustainable funding for nonpublic school STEM (science, technology, engineering and
Ten students in grades one through eight from Westchester and Riverdale; and 15 high school volunteers, juniors and seniors from SAR High School, met together for the first time on Wednesday, February 27, for the exciting launch of the Westchester/Riverdale I-Shine program, held at Westchester Day School
A rabbi, a priest, and an imam walk into a bar…
British comedian Ashley Blaker performed in front of a packed house of over 100 people Saturday night at Fleetwood Synagogue, bringing his trademark British spin on “frum” aspects of life.
Chabad of Yonkers will host a sports-themed Purim celebration at The Stadium at the Greystone Jewish Center, 600 North Broadway, on Thursday, March 21. Kickoff time is 5 p.m., with megillah reading at 6:15 p.m., featuring magic, a balloon artist, games and prizes, music, face painting, arts and crafts, photo booth and sports
JCCPP will hold its annual breakfast on Sunday, March 3, at 9:30 a.m., and will honor New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, New York City Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Laura Guerriero, publisher of Bronx Times Reporter and Rabbi Yitzchak Gross.
The Bronx Jewish Center located at 1969 Haight Avenue, Bronx, New York, will celebrate the joyous holiday of Purim on Thursday March 21, starting at 5:30 p.m. with the entire community. They will enjoy Purim under the Big Top with a festive meal, circus party, hamantaschen and cotton candy. There will be magic, a fire juggler and an artist
Givat Haviva Educational Foundation has been awarded a $150,000 grant from UJA-Federation of New York, in support of the Givat Haviva Hebrew Language Enrichment Program (HLE).
The HLE program places Jewish educators in Arab middle schools to enhance students’ spoken Hebrew skills. Lack of Hebrew
(Courtesy of The Jewish Education Project) The Jewish Education Project has announced the next cohort of New York-based educators to be honored with the organization’s Young Pioneers Award. This year’s five award recipients have created innovative Jewish learning experiences in their classrooms and institutions to inspire