Friday, February 21, 2020

Community News


Rabbi Rosenblatt at Kingsbridge Center of Israel, December 31

The Kingsbridge Center of Israel is happy to welcome Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt as its guest to officiate on December 31 (Shabbat Miketz). KCI is the oldest synagogue in the Riverdale-Kingsbridge area and is located on Corlear

White House Chanukah Party Features Performance by Six13

Last Wednesday, Congressman Eliot Engel joined the festivities at the White House Chanukah party, featuring the Jewish a cappella group Six13, who performed at the event for President Obama and the First Lady. Standing directly next to Congressman Engel (on his right) is Eric Dinowitz, a member of Six13, and one of Congressman

Governor Mike Huckabee Headlines Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Mission to Israel

Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, a close ally of President-elect Donald Trump, will be headlining the upcoming “U.S.-Israel Business Alliance” mission to Israel, led by the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce and its Executive Public Policy Committee—Dr. Joseph Frager, Dr. Paul Brody, Odeleya

Yeshiva University High School for Boys Receives $1 Million in Celebration of Its Centennial

In honor of the centennial celebration of The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB), Hyman Arbesfeld has made a $1 million gift to establish the Abraham Arbesfeld Scholarship Fund, named in honor of his late father.

Arbesfeld is a YU Guardian and a Benefactor and

Anti-Israel Bias and the Government’s Response

Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish and Republican Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina discuss perceptions and reality.

What brings a conservative Christian congressman from rural North Carolina and his wife to a Jewish-affiliated university in the heart of

MTA/YUHSB Presents ‘Inspiring the Next Generation’

New York—On Sunday, December 18, 2016, The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) will present a special Yom Iyun [day of learning] titled “Inspiring the Next Generation.” The event is part of a year-long celebration of YUHSB’s centennial.

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Warren Buffett: Investing in Israel Bonds Is ‘A Terrific Tribute to the Country’

Omaha—Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett welcomed 43 U.S. Israel bond investors to Omaha on Sunday, each of whom made a minimum $1 million new investment to participate in an exclusive evening with the famed “oracle of Omaha.”

The evening opened with a tribute video from

Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem Visits SAR

Last week, SAR and UJA-Federation partnered together to welcome the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, and Avi and Racheli Frankel to SAR. In the morning, Mayor Barkat spoke with community leaders, representatives of UJA-Federation and some members of the SAR Academy and High School faculty at a

Fleetwood Open House Is Set for December 17

When families consider relocating to suburbs with a thriving Jewish community, an obvious choice is often overlooked. The Fleetwood community, located smack in between Riverdale and New Rochelle, has an Orthodox synagogue, friendly families and the flair of suburban city living—all at a fraction of the price of living elsewhere in

New Rochelle Mikvah to Host Fundraising Dinner

The New Rochelle mikvah is an integral part of the home and marriage as it helps families observe Taharat Mishpacha in a beautiful and dignified way. Built in 2008 to serve the growing population in Westchester, it is currently the only Westchester mikvah that is open six nights a week without appointment. To support the

Israel’s National Baseball League Selects Steinreich Communications as PR Consultant

New York—Steinreich Communications Group, Inc., an international public relations firm headquartered in New York City, has been appointed public relations consultant to the Israel Baseball Association, the non-profit organization created to promote and develop baseball in Israel. Steinreich Communications will focus its efforts on

Chanukah Events Scheduled at Chabad of Riverdale

Chabad of Riverdale offers an exciting line-up of Chanukah programs that will inspire and engage all the family.

Inspirational Evening for Men With Rabbi Levi Shemtov: Saturday evening, December 17, 8:30 p.m. Join us for an inspirational evening as we celebrate the New Year of

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