Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Community News

Young Israel of Fort Lee Celebrates Another Year of Growth

This Shabbat, September 8, Young Israel of Fort Lee will celebrate another year of substantial growth. A special “New Members” kiddush will be held after davening to welcome the 16 new family and single members who have joined the synagogue over the past 12 months.

Kosher Dinner Lady Opens Custom Bakery

Rachel Berger, The Kosher Dinner Lady known for her lemon squares, custom cakes and unique hamantashen creations, recently launched a new business venture: a custom bakery.

“I have always loved baking!

YINR Hosts Nagens as Scholars-in-Residence

On Shabbat Nachamu (July 27-28) Young Israel of New Rochelle welcomed Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen, the rosh kollel of Yeshivat Otniel, and Rebbetzin Michal Nagen, the rosh mechina of Tzahali Academy, an army preparation academy for religious women, as

NORPAC Hosts Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy

On July 29, NORPAC hosted Connecticut’s Junior Senator Chris Murphy at the Englewood home of Westchester attorney Michael Blumenthal and his wife, Debbie. Senator Murphy joined the Senate as its youngest member in 2012. The senate seat became vacant upon the retirement of

DOROT Brings Teens to the Riverdale Y

Monday, July 23, was a day of orientation and training for the 16 students chosen as interns for DOROT’s four-week Jewish Summer Teen Internship Program at the Riverdale Y Senior Center. Facilitated by Rabbi Joseph Robinson, director of community engagement, together with DOROT’s

YINR to Host Sephardic Yom Kippur Minyan

On September 19, the Sephardi minyan of the Young Israel of New Rochelle will conduct its second annual Yom Kippur minyan in the sanctuary of the old YINR shul building on North Avenue.

David Lallouz, a minyan

Young Israel of Scarsdale Spends Tisha B’Av in Poland

(Courtesy of Young Israel of Scarsdale) This year, as Jews all around the world marked the traditional nine-day period of mourning leading up to the fast of Tisha B’Av,

44th Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival Attracts Over 1,200

The 44th Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival was held on Sunday, August 19, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. Over 1,200 were in attendance. The festival was presented by the Westchester Jewish Council and the

Northeast Jewish Center Hosts Concert and Barbecue

Northeast Jewish Center hosted its annual Men’s Club and Sisterhood rockin’ glatt kosher barbecue on August 12 at the shul, located at 11 Salisbury Road in Yonkers.

Almost two hours of entertainment

Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center

The Young Israel of Pelham Parkway will be holding Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services led by Cantor Yair Shahak. Appreciate more about the message of the High Holidays with sermons led by Rabbi Michael Macks.

Rosh Hashanah will be on September 10 and

Chabad of Yonkers Preps for the New Year

Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz, rabbi of Chabad of Yonkers/Greystone Jewish Center, blows the shofar every day after morning services during the month of Elul at the Greystone Synagogue, located at 600 North Broadway in Yonkers. Rosh Hashanah this year begins on Sunday night, September

Join Bronx Jewish Center for the High Holidays

Please join the Bronx Jewish Center High Holiday services to be held on Rosh Hashanah. A warm, inspiring and meaningful service will be led by Rabbi Pewzner. Services are free of charge and all are welcome.

Evening services

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