Saturday, July 11, 2020

Community News

Stonehill College Professor to Discuss ‘Biblical Rock & Roll’

Dr. Shari L. Lowin, professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College, will speak on “Biblical Rock & Roll: How Secular Israeli Musicians Carry On a Medieval Tradition” on Wednesday, December 14 at 7:45 p.m. at Young Israel of New Rochelle. In her talk, Dr. Lowin will dispel the myth that Israeli rock musicians ignore their

Bi-Cultural’s Michal Smart Named to ‘Dream Team’ to Shape Jewish Day School Education

Michal Smart, Bi-Cultural Day School’s associate principal for Judaic Studies, has been selected as one of a handful of Jewish education leaders from across the country and around the world to play an important role in creating a new vision for Jewish day school education as part of a just-announced initiative by The Jewish Education

Kol Rinah Chorale to Perform at Shames JCC

Celebrate Chanukah with songs from the Maccabees to McFerrin at a concert by the Kol Rinah Chorale, featuring a rousing Chanukah set followed by a lively, eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary music in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The concert will be held on December 4  at 4 p.m. at the Shames JCC, located at 371 South Broadway,

YU Students Give Thanks to NY Police and Fire Departments

Just before Thanksgiving, Yeshiva University students reached out to local police officers and firefighters to express heartfelt appreciation for the role they play in keeping New York City safe.

Two officers from the City’s 34th Precinct and five firefighters from Fire Department of New York

COMMUNITY EVENTS

JInspire Chanukah Boutique, December 6

Come shop and support JInspire New Rochelle on December 6 from 6-9:30 p.m. at 149 Wykagyl Terrace, New Rochelle. All the hottest vendors will be under one roof—a one-stop shop for all your Chanukah gifts. Bring friends for a fun evening out. Hats,

YU’s President-Elect Rabbi Ari Berman: ‘It’s Time to Reimagine the Mission’

On Wednesday, Yeshiva University’s Board of Trustees announced the formal election and appointment of Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman as the fifth president of Yeshiva University. He was the only candidate selected by the university’s search committee to replace President Richard Joel, who has served since 2003 and had been

Westchester Joins the Pies for Prevention Mission

With a new initiative within the Westchester community, awareness of breast and ovarian cancer — and possibly the ultimate, prevention and a cure — is one step closer to home. Thanks to Westchester mother and reproductive endocrinologist Ilana Ressler, the Pies for Prevention program has been launched within the

SINAI Schools to Open Elementary School at SAR Academy in Fall 2018

Riverdale — SAR Academy and SINAI Schools have announced a partnership in establishing a pilot program for students with special education needs in fall 2018. SINAI at SAR initially will serve children ages 6-8 who have a wide range of complex learning challenges and/or developmental disabilities. “Bringing SINAI to

YIWP Expands Opportunities for Women With Hiring of Community Scholar Shulman

Young Israel of White Plains has expanded its staff—and opportunities for the women in its community—with the hiring of Dalia Shulman as community scholar. In her new role at YIWP, Shulman is a resource for women’s questions about health and halacha, mikva and related issues. She also serves as a scholar in residence

BJCC Celebrates 7th Annual Breakfast for Champions

The Bronx Jewish Community Council (BJCC) is celebrating its 7th Annual Breakfast for Champions on Wednesday, November 30, at the Riverdale Jewish Center, located at 3700 Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10463.

The mission of BJCC is to provide enhanced quality of life to the residents of the Bronx,

Westchester Election Recap

The Westchester election results are in, and Senator Charles Schumer has retained his U.S. Senate seat, winning a fourth term. He is in line to replace the retiring Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) as the Senate’s minority leader. Congressman Eliot Engel will continue to represent New York’s 16th congressional district, and

COMMUNITY NEWSBRIEFS

Tapestry 13, November 19,
6:30 p.m.

In 2004, UJF Director of Education Ilana De Laney and board member Meryl Gordon partnered to create an evening of adult education workshops for Stamford’s Jewish community. Thirteen years later Tapestry is a beloved institution. Attendees will

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