Thursday, October 24, 2019

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New Year’s Celebration at JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center

JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center will host a dinner and New Year's celebration on Wed. Dec. 30. A kosher festive meal of vegetable soup, choice of beef brisket or sole fillet, spinach noodle pudding, carrots and dessert will be served at 4:30 p.m. Sigal Chen, soprano, accompanied by Jonathan Dzik will

Young Israel of New Rochelle Ruach Releases January 2016 Schedule

YINR Ruach programs are under way. On January 6, Sara Just-Michael will report on her experience of her recent trip to celebrate the wedding of Sarah Litman, the woman with the best response to terrorism: inviting the entire world to her wedding. On January 13, Ruach will have its third anniversary

Northeast Jewish Center Please New Year's Eve Event

An evening of rock n’ roll motown will be held on December 31st at the Northeast Jewish Center, 11 Salisbury Road in Yonkers, where star performances will be given by Dave Revels and Jimmy Hayes and the Whats’s Up Band which includes NEJC’s own David Backer, Arnie Brown, Jonathan

RJC Youth Directors Host ‘Sensational Sundays,’ High Energy Youth Programs

On Saturday nights during the winter in Riverdale, when most kids go out to a movie or watch Saturday Night Live, over 70 people filter into the Riverdale Jewish Center to experience Saturday Night Learning, a weekly youth program coordinated by Chaya and Adin Rayman, youth

Stein Yeshiva Launches Tuition Affordability Initiative

One of the major motivations of Stein Yeshiva’s founders was to make Torah education available to all families, regardless of their ability to pay, but without sacrificing educational excellence. “Torah education does not ultimately run on any business model. It is about teaching Jewish children and is directly

Chinese Jewish Community of Kaifeng Celebrates First Night of Chanukah

KAIFENG, China, Dec. 7–A few dozen Chinese Jews in Kaifeng, China, gathered tonight with an emissary of the Shavei Israel organization to celebrate the first night of Chanukah and light the traditional menorah candles. “The Chinese Jews take their inspiration from the Maccabees,” said Shavei Israel Chairman and

Happy Chanukah from The Jewish Link staff!

Young Israel of White Plains Inaugurates 10th Season of Family Learning Nights

White Plains–More than 50 parents and children came to Young Israel of White Plains on Saturday night, November 28 to inaugurate the 10th season of the pioneering and wildly successful YIWP Family Learning Night program. The shul’s social hall was converted into a boisterous study hall as


JCC Greenwich and PJ Library Chanukah Event, December 13 at 3 p.m.

The Greenwich community is invited to celebrate Chanukah with a special performance by environmental arts troupe, “Bash the Trash.” Children will also have DIY fun by learning how to build

‘A Matter of Time: The Roman Calendar in Rabbinic Sources’ at YINR

Sarit Kattan Gribetz, assistant professor of historical theology at Fordham University, will be speaking on “A Matter of Time: The Roman Calendar in Rabbinic Sources.” This lecture, part of the continuing series presented by WIJS (Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies) will be presented on Tuesday evening, January 12, 7:45 p.m. at the

Rabbi Shay Schachter to Speak at This Year’s Stamford Chevra Kadisha Event; Dinner to Honor Rochel Attar

Rabbi Shay Schachter, the Head of the Beit Midrash at the Young Israel of Woodmere, will be this year’s featured speaker at the annual Chevra Kadisha Dinner, to be held at Congregation Agudath Sholom on Tuesday, February 16, at 6 p.m. His topic will be “Eyal, Gilad and Naftali: Looking for Our Boys … and Finding Ourselves.”

Parents Swap Kids’ Clothing in Riverdale

Why spend money on children’s clothing when you can swap them for free? During the bustling Kiddush on Shabbat morning, November 7, at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Laila Goldstein handed out small slips of paper to the congregants. In them, were pictures of children’s clothing and details of the

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