Friday, April 19, 2019

Community News

Bronx Jewish Center Plans Community Shabbat Dinner

Bronx Jewish Center will hold its next community Shabbat dinner on Friday, March 1, starting

‘Sense of Riverdale’ Unites Community

Last month, the Riverdale community gathered for “A Sense of Riverdale,” the flagship program of the Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership (RJCP). The RJCP, funded by UJA Federation of New York, is a collaboration of 18 Riverdale Jewish communal institutions across the denominational

‘Intimate Voices’ to Present Final Concert of 10th Season

(Courtesy of Intimate Voices) Intimate Voices, a Riverdale-based chamber music

Soaring With SINAI 

SINAI Schools is a success story of collaboration, one that partners the students of its schools with the community that supports it. It is a healthy, vibrant partnership and it is changing lives for our community’s children with special needs for the better. But it’s not only success that SINAI aims for.

YIOZ Hosts Festschrift Event in Honor of Former YU President Richard Joel

On Motzaei Shabbat, January 26, Young Israel-OZ of North Riverdale hosted a fireside chat with Richard Joel, on the occasion of the release of “Ennoble and Enable,” a new academic publication known as a festschrift, literally a feast of essays. A festschrift

Kinneret to Hold Annual Auction Benefit This Sunday

The 15th Annual Kinneret Auction Benefit will take place this Sunday, February 10, at 6:00 p.m. at Kinneret Day School in Riverdale. Proceeds will benefit the KDS Endowment and its scholarship fund. Alumni, families and teachers will join together for a night of celebration and support. While many

Meet Troop 613, Westchester’s Jewish Boy Scouts

Founded in 2010 at the Hebrew Institute of White Plains, Boy Scout Troop 613 is an active member of mid-Westchester’s Mohican Lodge of the regional Boy Scouts Council. Troop Leader Evan Gilder explained, “My son wanted to do scouting, but there were no opportunities for a religious kid to be

Riverdale Yachad Shabbaton Concludes With Drum Circle

Yachad members enjoyed a community-wide shabbaton in Riverdale this past Shabbat, co-hosted by The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale-the Bayit, the Riverdale Jewish Center and the Young Israel of Riverdale. After a beautiful Shabbat experience, a special drum circle followed

Rabbi Elli Fischer to Give Shiur in Stamford

(Courtesy of Cong. Agudath Sholom) Rabbi Elli Fischer, a noted scholar and writer from Israel, will be giving a shiur at Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford on Sunday morning, Februray 24, at 9:30 a.m. after morning minyan.

Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies to Bring Dr. Jodi Magness to YINR

Award-winning archaeologist and professor of early Judaism Dr. Jodi Magness will present “More Than Just Mosaics: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee—an Update on the Last Two Years” on Wednesday, February 20, at 8 p.m. at Young Israel of New Rochelle. The lecture, sponsored

Fleetwood Synagogue to Present Comedian Ashley Blaker

For the first time ever in the Westchester/Riverdale area, comedian Ashley Blaker will be performing, direct from his Off Broadway show, at the Fleetwood Synagogue, in Mount Vernon, Motzei Shabbat, February 23, at 8:30. Tickets are $30 in advance, and $36 at the door. Reserve your ticket for «Strictly

UJA-Federation of NY Presents Three Books, Three Writers, Three Stories

For those who love a good book, UJA-Federation of New York has announced its Westchester Writer Series, “Three Books, Three Writers and Three Stories,” presenting newly released publications for those looking for insightful reads and the chance to hear the authors share

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