Friday, April 19, 2019

Community News

West Orange Just Keeps Getting Better

The West Orange, New Jersey community is excited to welcome visitors and prospective residents to its annual Discover West Orange Shabbaton, to be held this year on the Shabbat of March 8-9, Parshat Pekudei. The shabbaton is a way for the township’s Jewish community to show potential

Riverdale Unites on Substance Abuse and Addiction

Approximately 200 people turned out last Motzei Shabbat at the Riverdale Jewish Center for an evening of awareness and education hosted jointly by the synagogue and Amudim to address the growing substance abuse and addiction problem that has spared no

Wear Pink on Sharsheret ‘Pink Day,’ February 13

Consider wearing all pink on Wednesday, February 13, joining with thousands of others sharing information about Sharsheret’s vital programs and services on Sharsheret Pink Day. Pink Day, first launched in 2010, is a worldwide initiative run by students to raise awareness about

TLC and YIS Team Up to Create Learning Opportunities in Stamford

The Stamford Community was at a loss when Yeshiva Bais Binyamin decided to return to its homeground in Monsey. However, a silver lining appeared in the person of Rabbi Kivi Attar, a third-generation Stamfordite, who started The Stamford Community Torah Learning Center—TLC—in August 2016, in partnership

‘Who Will Write Our History’ Film Screening at HIR-The Bayit

The “Who Will Write Our History” Global Screening Event will take place on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, with over 300 simultaneous screenings in 40 countries. A post-screening discussion at UNESCO headquarters in Paris will be streamed on Facebook Live.

WTA Makes History: First Yeshiva Day School in New Rochelle Breaks Ground

Westchester Torah Academy is making history. On Sunday, January 13, parents, students, dignitaries, rabbis and friends gathered at WTA’s new campus at 150 Stratton Road in New Rochelle for its milestone groundbreaking. Riverdale and Westchester rabbis

SAR Remembers Ari Fuld HY”D With New Torah

On Monday, January 14, former SAR Academy Principal Rabbi Yonah Fuld returned to SAR with his wife, Mary, and other family members to complete and welcome a sefer Torah to SAR Academy. This new Torah was anonymously donated to SAR in memory of alumnus

YIOZ North Riverdale Thrives and Grows

On Sunday, December 16, the Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale/Yonkers (YIOZ) held its annual dinner. This year’s guest of honor was Lee Botnick who has dedicated years of service to the shul, including multiple terms on the board, serving as vice president and, as of January

‘Intimate Voices’ Continues 10th Season at CSAIR

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

‘Righteous Rebel’ Film on Rabbi Weiss Returns to HIR

(Courtesy of HIR - The Bayit) “Righteous Rebel,” the documentary film about the life and times of Rabbi Avi Weiss,

Fleetwood Synagogue Hosts Annual Sidlow Lecture

On Motzei Shabbat, January 5, The Fleetwood Synagogue located in Mount Vernon, held its 15th Annual Charles Sidlow Memorial Lecture Program. This year’s theme was Judaism, America and Our Era of Civic Breakdown. The featured speakers this year were Rabbi Shay Schachter and Rabbi Ari

Carmel Academy to Host SEL Program Featuring Renowned Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Carmel Academy will welcome pediatric neuropsychologist Dr. Michelle Dunn for a community program exploring social-emotional learning on Wednesday, January 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the school’s campus, 270 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut.

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