The Yonkers City Council marked Holocaust International Remembrance Day by honoring Holocaust survivor Betty Migdol, a Yonkers resident since 1970. Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader and the Yonkers City Council members honored Betty with proclamations and a standing ovation, as
The Jewish National Fund (JNF) has expanded its dream and mission of re-establishing a Jewish homeland in Israel exponentially since its founding in 1901. From the pennies dropped into its iconic JNF Blue Boxes, there has emerged a vast network of projects and programs which
For many people, age is nothing but a number. Award-winning designer, artist and filmmaker David Schwittek’s inspiring portrait photographs will be on exhibition at Gallery 18 at the Riverdale Y through February 28, with the opening reception scheduled for Sunday, February 10, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Amid lots of excitement and community support, the Chai Lifeline i-Shine program will be introduced in Westchester/Riverdale at its host location, Westchester Day School in Mamaroneck, New York, on Wednesday, February 20, from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Joining the i-Shine
A groundbreaking and clearly welcome approach to day school affordability was announced this week by WDS President Aaron Lauchheimer, Board Chairman Jack Bodner and Rabbi Joshua Lookstein, head of school. Titled the “Income-Based Tuition Cap Program,” the plan presents a welcome,
In 1940, it is estimated that, despite Nazi laws forbidding it, about 7,000 Jews remained underground in Berlin. Concealed in attics, basements and warehouses, and protected by courageous non-Jewish Berliners, these Jews, often hiding in plain sight, were well aware that, if detected by
Haters are going to hate, but sometimes you just need to shake it off. There is no question that Israel is under siege by critics who hate the Jewish state without cause. We have seen within the past year two professors at the University of Michigan withhold recommendations to
Who better to work towards future solutions for Israel’s charedim than a former deputy mayor of Jerusalem and mayor of Beitar Illit?
All of this comes in the form of one person and one
The dramatic changes in patterns of Jewish affiliation in America over the past decade have been well documented. As chronicled in the Pew Research Center’s “A Portrait of Jewish Americans” (2013) and elsewhere, connectedness with organized