Monday, January 27, 2020

Community News

HIR Social Action Committee To Host Inaugural Event

On Saturday night, December 14, at 7:30 p.m., join the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale for a

Young Israel of Pelham Pkwy to Host Chanukah Party and Concert

Please join the Young Israel of Pelham Parkway, located at 9 Pelham Parkway, South Bronx, New

Chabad of Yonkers Spreads the Light of Chanukah

Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz of Chabad of Yonkers/Greystone Jewish Center welcomed more than 200 people to Home Depot’s annual menorah-building workshop in Yonkers on Sunday, December 8. Children, with the help of adults and the many Home Depot associates, received Home Depot work aprons and used free materials,

Chabad’s Happy Chanukah Car Rooftop Signs Revived From Annual Rest

Every year, Happy Chanukah signs are attached to car rooftops and driven thousands of nonstop miles through neighborhoods, spreading the message of the miracle of the Festival of Lights. It can now be revealed that each year, immediately after Chanukah ends, the signs receive their well-deserved slumber as refrigerator magnets on

Just for Laughs at Fleetwood Synagogue

If you missed Fleetwood Synagogue’s Second Annual Comedy Night featuring Eli Lebowicz, you might have a bad case of FOMO: fear of milchik opportunities.

Eli Lebowicz gave new meaning to the familiar acronym, explaining why some people won’t commit to having a steak, for fear of the pizza

Rabbi Michael Taubes, Shuli Taubes to Highlight Annual Education Panel in Stamford

(Courtesy of Young Israel of Stamford) Rabbi Michael Taubes, rosh yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University, and his daughter Shuli Taubes, Judaic studies instructor at SAR High School, will highlight the annual Challenges in Jewish Education Panel, to be held at the Young Israel of

Jersey City Jews Under Attack

Massive shootout leaves six dead, including a police detective, three bystanders, HY”D, and the two shooters, as kosher grocery is targeted.

Officials say that it could take months to complete their investigation of a shooting inside a kosher market in Jersey

Azrieli Family Donates $18 Million To YU

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Yeshiva University announced at its 95th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, that it has received an $18 million gift from The Azrieli Foundation. The gift will provide continued support of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration as well as

Mix, Knead, Braid & Dance at 2019 Challah Bake

More than 450 people—moms and dads, boys and girls, grandparents, friends and neighbors—joined together at Temple Israel Center in White Plains for the Fifth Annual Great Big Challah Bake and in the mitzvah of making challah together as a community. Stephanie Balkin, director of “arts &

YINR Hosts 2019 Great Challah Bake

On Thursday, November 14, over 100 women and children gathered at the Young Israel of New Rochelle (YINR), joining thousands worldwide participating in the Shabbat Project’s annual Great Challah Bake. At each workstation, bakers were presented with a new red YINR apron, pre-measured ingredients

‘Instant Shabbat’ Prepares for Taste Tests

“Instant Shabbat—Easy Recipes for Busy People,” the exciting new cookbook project launched on August 16 by Westchester Day School and Westchester Summer Day will soon be entering Phase 2—recipe tasting and testing. After January 1, small groups of people joining together from different communities will be tasting and

In a First, AMIT Appoints Men to Its Board

(Courtesy of AMIT) For the first time in its 95-year history, AMIT has included men on its board of directors, a move that leadership said widens the tent by bringing in new perspectives, new opinions and new fundraising potential, and dovetails with a trend in America’s corporate boards to create more diversity and gender

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