Friday, February 21, 2020

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State Senate Incumbent George Latimer: ‘Israel Only Wants Peace’

With the November elections a few short weeks away, Westchester residents are preparing to head to the polls to select their district’s next state senator. Democrat George Latimer seeks to retain the seat he has held since 2012, and is being challenged by a newcomer to the state election scene, Rye Deputy Mayor Julie

Shimon Craimer Releases First Music Video Single

Chazzan Shim Craimer has released his first single, Forever More. A music video has been produced by Uri Westrich and can be accessed on YouTube at

Lincoln Park Honors 90- Year-Old Sidney Goldman

Yonkers resident Sidney Goldman celebrated his 90th birthday in May. Having served the Lincoln Park Jewish Center in a multitude of positions since first joining in 1978, the synagogue’s members, friends and Sidney’s family honored him by raising funds to purchase two beautiful new Torah covers, embroidered “In honor of

Eitan Katz Concert to Benefit Sderot to Be Held on Chol Hamoed Sukkot

American Friends of Sderot invites you to a special concert on Chol Hamoed Sukkot featuring world-renowned singing sensation Eitan Katz on Wednesday, October 19, at the Queens Theatre at 8 p.m., to benefit the community and Hesder Yeshiva of Sderot.

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Atria Riverdale Residents Demonstrate Appreciation on World Gratitude Day

World Gratitude Day took place on Wednesday, September 21. Atria’s local effort was part of the “GoGrateful” campaign, during which residents from Atria Senior Living communities across the U.S. and Canada demonstrated their appreciation. Atria Riverdale residents hopped on board the Atria bus for a

State Senate Candidate Julie Killian: ‘I Will Fight for Change’

With the eyes of the nation focused on the presidential election, residents of Westchester are closely watching another race a little closer to home. Republican Julie Killian, Deputy Mayor of  the city of Rye, is challenging incumbent George Latimer for his seat in the New York State Senate.

Westchester Turns Out for FIDF Benefit

What do you get when you put 350 people in a room to benefit well-being and educational programs for Israeli soldiers? Record-breaking attendance with food, friends and education. Over 350 leaders from the Westchester community attended the Friends of the IDF (FIDF) dinner on the evening of September 17,

Queens Shul Hosts Commemorative Event

Event commemorates 50th anniversary of the Six Day War and reunification of Yerushalayim, as well as the 25th yahrzeit of former Prime Minister Menachem Begin, z”l.

A special event commemorating the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Six Day War and reunification of

Rabbis Ezra Schwartz and Dovid Miller to Deliver YU’s Annual NYC–Jerusalem Kinus Teshuva Lectures

Rabbi Ezra Schwartz, Rosh Yeshiva and associate director of the semicha program at the Yeshiva University–affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and Rabbi Dovid Miller, Rosh Yeshiva at RIETS, will be the featured speakers at the 32nd Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva Lectures. The lectures, given

Stamford Dentist Provides Free Dental Care to Needy Jerusalem Children

Stamford dentist Dr. Jeffrey Cahn recently returned from Israel where he spent a week providing free dental care to needy children in Jerusalem. This was his sixth visit to the Trudi Birger Dental Volunteers for Israel Clinic for Dr. Cahn, who has a family dental practice on Bedford Street.

Yeshiva University Presents Inaugural Annual Day of Giving September 20

New York—Yeshiva University will celebrate its first-ever Day of Giving on September 20, encouraging students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends to come together in a collective show of support for the University.

Utilizing the online crowdfunding platform Charidy, YU aims to raise $5 million in one day to support the University and help maintain

Touro College’s Dr. Art Freeman Named Professor Emeritus and Recipient of Honorary Doctorate

New York—Dr. Arthur (Art) Freeman, Chair of Touro College Graduate Department of Behavioral Science at the School of Health Sciences (SHS) was named Professor Emeritus by the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and was presented with an honorary doctorate for his contributions to the school and to the field of clinical psychology.

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