Saturday, February 16, 2019


Paul Glasser Named VP of Institutional Advancement at Touro

(Courtesy of Touro College) Paul S. Glasser of Teaneck, New Jersey was named vice president of institutional advancement at Touro College and

Wurzweiler School of Social Work Care Café Presents Event on Screen Addiction


(Courtesy of Wurzweiler School of Social Work) Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work will

Perseverance Pays Off

This is a story of a man who truly mastered the art of survival. Max Ostro, born in Poland in 1926, was 17 when he, his brother and his parents were rounded up by the Nazis to be sent to the Treblinka death camp. Realizing what was ahead, his parents, Reb

A View From the Office

In these post - Pesach months, we read Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) on Shabbat afternoon. A number of mishnayot in Pirkei Avot begin with “hu haya omer”—he used to say. “He used to say” carries a different

Westchester Marks the Shoah in White Plains

Sponsored by the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) and Westchester Jewish Council (WJC), the Annual Westchester Countywide Yom HaShoah Holocaust Commemoration was held at the Garden of Remembrance in White Plains, New

SAR HS Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut

Yom Ha’atzmaut 5778 was a day of celebration at SAR High School, where students and faculty joined together in honor of Israel’s 70th birthday. The day began with the entire student body davening and in the auditorium—one of only two times a year the entire

The Holocaust Is Even More Relevant Today


With all of the horrific images of public shootings, mass murders and terrorist attacks we are exposed to on an almost daily basis, why is there a need to focus on the Holocaust? Isn’t this just another example of man’s inhumanity to man? And if that is so, aren’t there better examples

Seventy for 70: Organizations Partner to Celebrate Israel’s 70th

(Courtesy of RZA and Mizrachi USA) This year’s Yom Ha’atzmaut (observed on April 19) marks the 70th

Candidates Face Off in Special Election on April 24 By Judy Berger

On Tuesday, April 24, residents of the 37th New York State Senatorial District will have the opportunity to vote in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Westchester County Executive George Latimer. Vying for the office of State Senator are Republican candidate Julie Killian and Democrat Shelley

Meet Shelley Mayer

In January 2018, assembly member Shelley Mayer was unanimously selected as the Democratic candidate to fill the state Senate seat vacated by new County Executive George Latimer. On April 24, she will face Julie Killian in a special election.

Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories at New Rochelle’s Beth El Synagogue

Author’s note: Helga Luden’s daughter, Anita Greenwald, provided many of the details of her mother’s portion of this story, as excerpted from her original article entitled “Miracles and

YU Giving Day 2018 Celebrates #YUHero

On April 25, Yeshiva University will kick off its second Giving Day, as students, alumni and friends join together to celebrate and support the YU of tomorrow. This year’s campaign theme is YU Hero, saluting the heroic nature of the students and faculty of Yeshiva University. The goal for this

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