Saturday, July 11, 2020

Community News

Hoshanah Rabbah Caps Cycle of New Year Holiday Celebrations

Members of the Lincoln Park Jewish Center, a Modern Orthodox synagogue in Yonkers, celebrate the joy of Hoshanah Rabbah as they circle the Torah on the bimah holding and shaking their lulav, etrog, hadassim and aravot, on the seventh and last day of the Sukkot holiday. At the conclusion of the special annual service, the shofar was

Riverdale Chabad's Rosh Chodesh Society to Explore 'Simple Truths'

Rosh Chodesh Society is a worldwide society of Jewish multi-aged, diverse women of all affiliations and backgrounds. At Chabad of Riverdale, we gather once a month (for a total of seven months) on or around Rosh Chodesh. During these classes we explore ancient and contemporary Jewish wisdom and teachings and discover how they apply to our

CAMOS to Host Shabbaton for Prospective Residents

CAMOS (Committee to Advance Modern Orthodoxy in Stamford) will be hosting its third annual Shabbaton on November 4-5 for those families who are considering a move to the Stamford community.

“We regularly receive leads of interested families, mainly from people who find our website or who are

Yeshiva University Hosts Community Beit Midrash

Lectures Will Explore Themes of Jewish Prayer and Leadership

New York—Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future will present a Community Beit Midrash for three Wednesdays in November and three in December. The program will take place on YU’s Israel Henry

Chabad of Riverdale Is Set to Start Two New Classes

November will be a busy month at Chabad of Riverdale as they unveil two new courses, both beginning on Sunday, November 13. The newest JLI course, entitled “How Success Thinks: Jewish Secrets for Leading a Productive Life” will be taught by Rabbi Levi Y. Shemtov on six consecutive Sunday mornings at 9:45am, while “Read it in Hebrew”

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,

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