(Courtesy of FIDF) About 650 members of the Westchester and Connecticut communities gathered Nov. 3 for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Westchester and Connecticut Gala, “A Night of Heroes,” at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich to salute Israel’s brave men and women in uniform. The FIDF gala raised $800,000
(Courtesy of JCF) Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), the largest and most active Jewish donor-advised fund in the country, approved grants totaling $985,000 to local Jewish charities in the New York area through its endowment, the JCF Special Gifts Fund. Since 1999, the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Communal Fund has granted more than
(Courtesy of NechamaComfort) Reva and Danny Judas were away from home when their newborn son died suddenly after living only 12 hours. No one knew what do. “I was in shock, devastated. My father is a rabbi, but this was never something that was covered in his training,” said Reva. “The rest of our family, friends, the community—no
On Monday, December 2, the sixth Annual Jew in the City All Star event will be held at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. The awards show and premiere party is known as the greatest night each year in Orthodox Jewish professional success.
This year’s event will celebrate the
The UJA-Federation of New York’s New York Lions Lunch was held on October 31 at The Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. Scarsdale resident Jennifer Galeon was the recipient of the Martha K. Selig Young Leadership Award for her leadership and dedicated service to the community.
More than 450
(Courtesy of BCHA) Several leaders of the Connecticut Jewish community will be honored for their commitment to Jewish education and their dedication to community service at the Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy celebration dinner, to be held Sunday evening, January 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Stamford Hotel.The theme of this year’s
In a recent presentation at Temple Sholom in Greenwich, Dennis Ross and David Makovsky, who are each distinguished fellows at the Washington Institute for Near-East Policy, called on Israel’s next government to rise up to the challenges facing the country, and to make the difficult decisions necessary to secure Israel’s
On April 28, New York City Council’s Majority Whip, Fernando Cabrera, will challenge Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the current Congress member for New York’s 14th district serving the East Bronx and northern Queens, in a Democratic primary election.
Cabrera explained that his campaign’s
Sunday, October 29, was the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre, and J-Teen Leadership and the Center for Youth Philanthropy and Leadership represented UJA-Federation of New York during a teen delegation to Pittsburgh.
On Thursday, October 24, the second and fourth grade students from Kinneret Day School (KDS) in Riverdale visited with Riverdale Senior Services (RSS) as part of their International Day celebration.
(Courtesy of OHEL) In 1969, man took the iconic first steps on the moon. That same summer, a giant leap was taken by a visionary group of founders who established OHEL Children’s Home & Family Services. When OHEL’s doors opened to abused, neglected and homeless children, the children took
(Courtesy of FIDF) More than 600 members of the Westchester and Connecticut communities will gather on November 3, at 5:30 p.m., for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Westchester and Connecticut Gala, “A Night of Heroes,” at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich to salute Israel’s brave men and