Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Community News

Three NYC-Area Nonprofits Launch Jewish Day Camp

New York–A new model for regional summer camp may upend the traditional structure of such institutions across North America.

Combining the best of three smaller New York area agencies, Camp Twelve Trails will officially debut this summer at the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in

The Kosher Dinner Lady Delights Atria Residents at Cooking Demonstration

Residents of the assisted living community Atria enjoyed a delicious cooking demonstration from New Rochelle’s own Rachel Berger, also known as The Kosher Dinner Lady at The Jewish Link (and elsewhere). Berger’s appearance kicked off what is planned to be a monthly event at the Atria, where local

Troop 1870 Girl Scouts Take Mother-Daughter Trip

Troop 1870 Girl Scouts have had a great time so far. We went to a professional ballet, enjoyed a mother-daughter camping trip, explored Glen Island, hand dipped Chanukah candles, and the Cadette scouts started the woodworking badge in December.

We have so much more planned for 2016. Our troop

TABC Celebrates With Record-Breaking Annual Dinner

“Feel the warmth.” Anyone who has had the opportunity to spend some time in TABC is immediately struck by the warmth that permeates the building. The relationships between faculty and students, and internally between students of all grades, are something very unique and special about the yeshiva. This

Temple Shalom Hosts Greenwich Fellowship of Clergy

The Greenwich Fellowship of Clergy (GFC) held its recent December meeting at Temple Sholom. The GFC meets monthly and members represent various religious organizations in town. The group sponsors interfaith services and projects several times a year.

Back row: Pastor Mareta Hamre (First Church

Westchester Jewish Council to Hold 40th Anniversary Gala

The Westchester Jewish Council will honor some of its top leadership at its 40th anniversary gala alongside entertainment by comedian Elon Gold. The dinner will be held on February 6 at 7:15 p.m. at the Westchester Jewish Center, 175 Rockland Avenue in Mamaroneck, and will be honoring past Vice Presidents Harriet P. Schleifer of Chappaqua

COMMUNITY NEWSBRIEFS

JCC Greenwich Big Day Out: A Family Fundraiser, January 24, at 3 p.m.

On Sunday, January 24 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., JCC Greenwich will be holding a family fundraiser at Fenom Fitness in Harrison, NY. The event will feature indoor games such as an adults vs. kids dodgeball game,

One Phone Call at a Time, Building a Stronger Klal Yisrael

Passaic–In turbulent times, it is of great value to focus on what unites us as Jews, not on what divides us. Sometimes, it’s not about whether you wear a kippah to work or sleeves past your elbow, or how you voted in the last election. It’s not about where you daven, or if you daven at all. Sometimes, it is

Local Residents Learn of ORA’s Mission

Jewish divorce can engender varied experiences; many are bitter but manageable, but some can be painful and acrimonious. In the latter situation, the potential for a woman to become an agunah, or quite literally, a “chained woman” unable to remarry, can intensify, especially if her ex-husband refuses to grant her a get, a legal

‘Drama Therapy’ Brings Out Star of HIR Parsha Plays

Riverdale–For Ethan Schifman, January 16 will be a momentous day. He will be turning 13 years old and for his bar mitzvah, he plans a solo recital reenactment of the main biblical characters, Moshe, Yaakov and Joseph. Ethan loves to perform and has become a master of the art of acting as a result of his participation in the

Dini Delivers Partners With Above & Beyond Catering for OU Supervised Events

Dini Klein, the mompreneur behind Dini Delivers, has big news for 2016. Recently, Klein announced that her personal chef business is expanding to cater to larger events with a partnership with Above & Beyond Catering, which is a NJ-based catering company under the strict kosher supervision of the Orthodox Union.

Congregation Agudath Sholom Welcomes Rabbi David Walk as Educator in Residence

Congregation Agudath Sholom of Stamford has recently announced that Rabbi David Walk, former CAS Educational Director, will be the community’s educator in residence, with a contract running through June of 2017. Rabbi Walk has been an active member of the CAS community and the Jewish Link community, and his teaching style and

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