Monday, September 25, 2017

Community News

Blue Hill Troupe’s Performance of ‘Patience’ Will Benefit Jewish Home Lifecare

Come enjoy Blue Hill Troupe’s spring show, Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Patience,” and raise money for a great cause, Jewish Home Lifecare. “Patience” satirizes Britain’s “aesthetic craze” of the 1870s and ’80s—updated and transplanted to the American Southwest in 1957, and featuring a Martha Graham-like ladies’ dance

Yeshiva Alumni Basketball Association to Host Second Annual Dinner

The Yeshiva Alumni Basketball Association will be holding their second annual dinner, May 14, 2015 at 6 PM at Congregation Ahavath Torah, at 240 Broad Ave, in Englewood New Jersey. This year’s class of honorees will be: Marvin Teicher MTA Class of 1952 A”H, Dr. Allen Helfer BTA Class of 1953, Aaron Grandison YHSQ Class of 1973, Andrew

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin Brings His Ethical Messages to Shabbat Across America

Stamford—If organizers of an almost too-good-to-be-true event were looking for an almost too-good-to–be-true scholar-in-residence, the Stamford Jewish community couldn’t have provided a more perfect match than Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, author of Jewish Literacy: The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion

Yeshiva University Goes Global

Yeshiva University is building a new program within its Washington Heights walls: to send YU’s professors and coursework to the far ends of the earth—or at least as far as the Internet will take them. YU Global (http://global.yu.edu/), a program officially launched in February with fully online courses to be offered

A Conversation About the Politics of the Haggadah with Sen. Lieberman and Rabbi Sacks

New York—Yeshiva University will present a conversation with former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and former Senator Joseph Lieberman on “The Haggadah’s Politics: From 2,000 Years Ago to Today” on March 22, 2015, The conversation, hosted by YU’s

Stein Yeshiva to Сelebrate at 29th Annual Dinner and Chinese Auction

This year Stein Yeshiva in Yonkers is having its Annual Dinner and Chinese Auction on Monday, March 23rd, at 6:30 p.m. at the Young Israel of Scarsdale. This year Stein Yeshiva is pleased to be honoring the following parents and teachers: Ilan & Hannah Lastoff of Riverdale, Yishai & Miriam Malool of Monsey, Binyamin &

Sarah Neuman Center Presents Innovative Long-Term Care: The Green House® Model

Mamaroneck—The Sarah Neuman Center, the Westchester branch of Jewish Home Lifecare, will present a talk by Tammy Marshall, Jewish Home’s Director of Green House Project Education on March 17, at 5:00 p.m.

Marshall, an eldercare advocate with 25 years’ experience, will discuss the core

Shabbat Across America at Van Cortlandt Jewish Center This Week

This weekend, the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center will be hosting its annual Shabbat Across America dinner and program. Services will begin at 6 p.m., led by Rabbi David Borenstein in a Carlebach style Kabbalat Shabbat Service, and dinner will follow at approximately 7 p.m. with singing and dancing.

WTA’s Annual Scholarship Fund Event Proves Tremendous Success

Westchester Torah Academy had its second annual scholarship fund recently. Attendees, including parents, grandparents, faculty, administration, and prospective parents, enjoyed a delightful evening with French fare and entertainment by famed comedian Modi. The event drew a record turnout.

Streit’s to Host Last East Side Annual Passover Palooza

New York—Streit’s Matzo Factory will once again host award-winning children’s entertainer Mama Doni and The Mama Doni Band for its fourth annual Passover Palooza. The festivities will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 15th at Streit’s Matzo Factory, 150 Rivington St., in NYC. Mama Doni, the “Matzo Girl,”

Shabbat Across Stamford an Historic First: Scholar-in-Residence Will Be Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

On March 13th the Stamford Jewish community will join more than 500 Jewish congregations across the country to participate in Shabbat Across America. But only Stamford will celebrate with Jews of all different denominations under one roof. In a historic show of unity, Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist and

SAR to Expand, West 254th Street Campus Growth Plan Approved in a 9-4 Vote

Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) Academy is one step closer toward a campus expansion. A new campus proposal recently passed at the Community Board 8’s Land Use Committee meeting in a 9-4 vote with three abstentions.

With this, West 254th Street will be seeing more of SAR. In the past 41 years since it

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