Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Community News

HIR Blood Drive: Saving Lives, Honoring Josef Guttman

(Courtesy of HIR-The Bayit) The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale-The Bayit will hold its annual Blood Drive on Sunday, October 14, to commemorate the 17th anniversary of 9/11 and to honor the memories of three HIR members: Josef Guttman; his wife, Goldie; and their son, Henry. The drive will

Bnei Akiva Snif Leaders Arrive in New Rochelle

Bnei Akiva “snif” (local branch) leaders Tami Damati and Yaara Bar-Chai arrived in the US on September 13 and headed directly to New Rochelle, where they were welcomed by both Westchester Torah Academy (WTA) and Young Israel of New Rochelle.

Congregation Anshe Sholom to Host Holocaust Exhibit

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center and the Sisterhood of Congregation Anshe Sholom will host an exhibition, “Cartoonists Against the Holocaust” on Sunday, October 14, at 3 p.m. at Congregation Anshe Sholom, 50 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10805.

Prizmah CEO Paul Bernstein Chosen for Algemeiner’s ‘J100’

Paul Bernstein, a resident of New Rochelle, was recently selected by The Algemeiner to appear on their fifth annual “J100” list of the top 100 people positively influencing Jewish life, for his “impactful work on behalf of the Jewish people.” Bernstein is the founding CEO of Prizmah: Center

Dr. Elisheva Carlebach to Present at YINR

Dr. Elisheva Carlebach, the Baron Professor of Jewish History, Culture and Society at Columbia University and director of its Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies, will present “Loving the Stranger? Membership and Alienation in Early Modern European Jewish Communities” on Sunday, October 14, at 8

Westchester Welcomes New Shlichim

Westchester Jewish Council announced the arrival in White Plains of the the newest shlichim—Israeli emissaries—who were welcomed to the community at the Annual Westchester Jewish Leadership Reception. Nadav Shachmon is the community’s fourth

Young Israel of Scarsdale Welcomes New Youth Directors

(Courtesy of Young Israel of Scarsdale) The Young Israel of Scarsdale is pleased to welcome its new youth directors, Darren and Nechama May. Darren grew up in Calabasas, California, graduating from Calabasas High School. Following high school he attended Nesivos Ahron, a yeshiva in Israel, then went on to

Rabbi Dov Linzer to Head YCT Rabbinical School

(Courtesy of YCT) Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School is delighted to announce that beginning this academic year, Rabbi Dov Linzer will head YCT, taking on the public leadership of the yeshiva while retaining the title, role and responsibilities of rosh

Kanters Depart YINR Youth Department

On Shabbat, August 4, the Young Israel of New Rochelle (YINR) bade farewell to Daniel and Rayli Kanter. The couple has served as the youth directors of the shul for the past three years.

YINR always seeks to recruit

Atria Riverdale Holds 2018 Chef Showdown

On Thursday, July 19, the Atria Senior Living facility in Riverdale held their annual Chef Showdown. This year’s competition was titled “The Battle of the Tomato Divide: The Competition Will Be Fierce, No Matter How You Slice It.” The ‘secret’ ingredient was tomatoes. In keeping

Team TFSB of New Rochelle Enjoys Bike4Chai Success

On August 1 and 2, hundreds of bike riders of all skill levels participated in the ninth annual Bike4Chai event. The riders recruit sponsors for the benefit of the children of Chai Lifeline. In 2009, Dovid Egert raised $10,000 in sponsorships for a 135 mile ride

Congregation Anshe Sholom Sponsors ‘Cartoonists Against the Holocaust’

The Sisterhood of Congregation Anshe Sholom will host the exhibition, “Cartoonists Against the Holocaust” on Sunday, October 14, at 3 p.m. at Congregation Anshe Sholom, 50 North Avenue, New Rochelle NY 10801. Admission: $7.00.  Light refreshments will be served.  RSVP: 914-632-9220.

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