(Courtesy of Jewish Communal Fund) Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), the largest and most active Jewish donor-advised fund in the country, approved grants totaling $840,000 to local Jewish charities in the New York area through its endowment, the JCF Special Gifts Fund. Since 1999, the board of trustees of the Jewish Communal Fund has
The greater New York metro area was bombarded by a devastating and fast-moving storm of sleet and snow on Thursday, Nov.15. Stein Yeshiva was not only prepared, but had the opportunity to test their “sheltering-in” protocol for a disaster response.
Mamaroneck resident and former U.S. Senator Suzi Oppenheimer received the Phyllis V. Tishman Award for her leadership and dedicated services to the community at the recent UJA-Federation of New York’s Annual New York Lions Lunch.
Anshe Sholom is planning an exciting Chanukah event on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 1:00 p.m.—its Chanukah Klezmer Concert & Carnival. There will be a live klezmer group, The Klezmer Program; a carnival for kids by Dave’s Cast of Characters; and food and candle lighting. Cost: $25 for adults, $18 for ages
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School, a pioneering Orthodox rabbinical school, is proud to announce that is has partnered with NYU’s Bronfman Center, a remarkably vibrant center for university Jewish life, to create the NYU Certificate in Spiritual Leadership and Social
The Young Israel of Pelham Parkway and The Jewish Community Council Of Pelham Parkway invites the community to a festive Chanukah party and concert starring the wonderfully talented Yoel Sharabi and the New York Klezmer Trio.
Dr. Julie Goldstein, founder and director of Amudim, a Modern Orthodox gap-year program in Israel, will speak on “Isaac’s Ashes: The Startling Representation of Children in Medieval Ashkenaz” on Wednesday, December 12, at 8 p.m. at Young Israel of New Rochelle. The lecture, sponsored by
The Bronx Jewish Center will celebrate the joyful holiday of Chanukah with the community on Sunday, December 2, starting at 4 p.m. The BJC is located at 1969 Haight Avenue, Bronx. There will be a menorah lighting, chocolate fountain bar, full buffet dinner, decorate your own doughnuts for the kids,
Thanksgiving is over, the turkey and leftovers have been eaten, and 24 men from Stamford, Connecticut, with accompanying guests from New York, New Jersey and California, will be leaving motzei Shabbat for their eagerly-awaited bi-annual MALT (Men’s Adult Learning Trip) excursion to Israel.
Almost 40 years ago a small group of families living in Stamford, Connecticut decided it was time for a Young Israel to be established in this charming New England community. First meeting in people’s homes and then in the local firehouse, Young Israel of Stamford became the new place
On Thursday, November 15, Riverdale, Westchester and the surrounding areas were affected by an early, winter-like storm that seemed to catch everyone off guard. Similar to most other local schools, SAR continued with its lower school dismissal on a regular