Monday, September 25, 2017

Community News

Lincoln Park Jewish Center Hosts First-Night Seder

“Let all who are hungry come and eat.” These words are read annually at the Passover Seder, which commemorates and teaches the history of the Hebrews’ liberation from generations of slavery in Egypt.

The word Seder means “order,” and the Haggadah, read at the Pesach Seder, structures the

YINR Speaker Will Address Survival in Eastern Galicia During WWII

Dr. Natalia Aleksiun will present “Jewish Hiding Networks: Survival Strategies in Eastern Galicia” at the Young Israel of New Rochelle on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:45 p.m. The lecture, which is free and open to women and men, is part of a series sponsored by the Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies.

Migdal Ohr Plans Annual Gala Dinner

Migdal Ohr, Israel’s premier education-focused organization for underprivileged, orphaned, abused and new immigrant children, will hold its Annual Gala Dinner on Wednesday, May 10, at Convene in New York City. Supporters from across the tristate area were invited to attend and raise funds to “Un-Risk an At-Risk Israeli

Yeshivat Lev HaTorah Celebrates 15 Years of Educational Impact

Created 15 years ago to fill urgent needs in the world of Jewish education, Yeshivat Lev HaTorah continues to offer crucial programming meant to inspire and empower the next generation of Jewish leaders. Celebrating past successes and anticipating new horizons, friends of the yeshiva gathered at The Palisadium to

Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Program Is Planned at Young Israel of New Rochelle

On Sunday, April 23, the Young Israel of New Rochelle will host a jointly sponsored annual Holocaust Memorial Program from 7:45 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The event will feature a keynote address by Miriam Adler, a Holocaust survivor, as well as the poignant stories of six additional survivors, each of whom will light a memorial candle

Holocaust Survivor Esther Geizhals and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino Will Keynote Countywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration

White Plains—Westchester’s Annual Countywide Yom HaShoah—the “Day of Remembrance,” commemorating more than 11 million victims of Nazi genocide, including six million Jews, will kick off with the sounding of a shofar and a procession of over 25 rescued Torahs now housed in Westchester-area synagogues. Larchmont resident

Rabbi Hershel Schachter Honored for 50 Years of Teaching at YU

In a day filled with festivities and brimming with pride from their families, the musmachim (rabbinic graduates) who took part in Yeshiva University’s 2017 Chag HaSemikhah joined more than 3,000 rabbinic alumni who have gone on to become distinguished Orthodox rabbis, scholars, educators and


SDC/Bais Sholom Hosts Pre-Pesach Shiur

The Spuyten Duyvil Congregation will be hosting its next shiur, “The Hidden Haggadah,” on Monday, March 27 at 8:00 p.m. It will be held in the Whitehall building, 3333 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY. The Mysterious Judges series will resume

Chabad of Riverdale Plans Hands-On Model Matzah Bakery for Kids

With the approach of Passover, holiday preparation, shopping and cleaning are in full swing. This year, children will play a special role in ushering in the holiday with the Model Matzah Bakery. Dozens of local children will participate in a hands-on pre-Passover experience on Sunday, April 2, at Chabad of Riverdale.

Yeshiva University Presents ‘Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought’

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will lead the discussion.

Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will lead a discussion on “Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought” on Sunday, March 26, at 10 a.m. at Yeshiva University’s

Westchester Holocaust Remembrance Program Offers Living History

Among the first speakers of the annual Holocaust Remembrance Program was Bernhard Storch, who spoke at the Lincoln Park Jewish Center, opening the annual Holocaust Remembrance Program, sponsored by JCY-Westchester Community Partners, a division of the Family Service Society of Yonkers. Mr. Storch was born in South

Lincoln Park Jewish Center Celebrates Purim With Moroccan-Themed Party

Adults and children wore costumes for this year’s annual Purim party at the Lincoln Park Jewish Center, dressing for a Moroccan theme and dining under tents.

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