On Saturday night, February 6, an overflow crowd packed into the home of Sharon and Herbert Hirsch in the Blackstone apartment complex to hear representatives of One Israel Fund. Marc Provisor, Director of Security Projects, and Natalie Sopinsky, Director of Community Development, described what life is
AIPAC in Greenwich, February 25
There will be an AIPAC event at Temple Sholom in Greenwich on Thursday, February 25. Ari Sacher, one of the key scientists responsible for creating Iron Dome, will discuss Israel’s life-saving short-range missile defense system
Rabbi Steven Exler of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale conducted a lively Sunday morning discussion at Atria Riverdale as part of Atria Riverdale’s Torah and Lox lecture series. Rabbi Exler spoke to a large crowd about Judaism and medical ethics and how they relate to in vitro fertilization and gender selection. He presented
Riverdale’s Jewish Women’s Circle invites all women to enjoy a pre-Purim Kumzitz with Perl Wolfe, lead singer and founder of the first all-girls Hasidic rock band, The Bulletproof Stockings. The event will take place on Tuesday evening, March 1, at 7:45 at the home of Sarah Kranz, 636 West 256th St. (adjacent to the parking lot
The phenomenal Gary “Gotta Gotta” Lovett will provide the entertainment as the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center holds its 11th annual winter event on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at 12 noon at Vladeck Hall, 74 Van Cortlandt Park South (entrance on Hillman Ave.), Bronx, NY.
Gary has been singing,
The Community Security Service (CSS) currently has 3,000 members active in multiple cities across the United States, including in the many communities The Jewish Link serves. In light of recent raised terror threats and security concerns throughout the world, I reached out to David Dabscheck, CSS’s founder and president, and
Ilene Strauss, a West Orange resident and middle school teacher at Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) Academy in the Bronx, says she never considered becoming a kidney donor until one day last spring. Rabbi Larry Rothwachs, the rabbi at Congregation Beth Aaron in Teaneck, had returned to speak at Congregation AABJ&D in West Orange,
The state of Israel is in constant need of local and foreign assistance. That was a big motivation behind the Riverdale Jewish Center’s Israel Emergency Fund, which has been running since 2001. To date, the program has donated nearly $1 million to many different organizations in Israel that meet different needs, all within the last decade
Tu B’Shvat, the Holiday of the Trees, which was just celebrated, took on a great new meaning as hundreds of people from all walks of life planted trees in memory of Ezra Schwartz in the newly established Ezra Schwartz Vineyard in Israel. Ezra was the young American yeshiva student from Sharon, MA who was tragically murdered while learning
Delicious figs, olives, pomegranates, dates and grapes were among the delicacies enjoyed at the New Northeast Jewish Center Youth & Family Inter-Generation Outreach Religious School in Yonkers on Monday, January 26. The participants sang Tu B’Shvat songs, read Tu B’Shvat stories, legends and poems and learned about the
With a record number of guests in attendance, SAR raised over $3.6 million for the SAR Fund at its 47th annual dinner. Mazel tov to Karen and Mitchell Kuflik, Guests of Honor, Sarah Zitter Milstein, Michael Schreck Memorial Community Service Award, and Sima Herszaft, Audrey Schurgin Memorial Faculty Award.