Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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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

Yeshiva University Mourns Passing of Rabbi Ozer Glickman, z”l

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Yeshiva University is deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic passing of Rabbi Ozer Glickman, z”l, on March 19, 2018.

The Path of Personalized Learning

There are many approaches to learning, from which educators need to select and adopt. At Westchester Torah Academy we chose to empower students to be the “masters” of their own learning and to provide them with the tools to set goals and

Ma Nishtana: The Three Questions

It is well-known that the Mishna in the 10th chapter of Pesac

Spotlight: Westchester Community ‘Shlicha’ Oshra Rosenberg

Oshra Rosenberg realized her goal of becoming a shlicha in the United States in August of 2016. Born in Ramat HaSharon, Israel, Rosenberg decided to be a shlicha after spending a summer as a counselor at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires in 2001.

Household Cleaning Products Could Turn Pesach Purge Into Medical Emergency

“Much to our chagrin, we are witnessing a significant spike in the number of children and adults who are being seriously burned and even poisoned by household cleaning products ahead of Pesach, when parents are rushing to wash and scrub away chametz,” revealed Nurit

Spotlight: Westchester Community ‘Shlicha’ Oshra Rosenberg

Oshra Rosenberg realized her goal of becoming a shlicha in the United States in August of 2016. Born in Ramat HaSharon, Israel, Rosenberg decided to be a shlicha after spending a summer as a counselor at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires in 2001.

Pesach in Israel: Full of Camaraderie and Good Will

(Courtesy of Naale Elite Academy) If you take a stroll down Jerusalem’s main street, Yaffo, a few days before Pesach, you’ll encounter

Thousands Celebrate Inclusion With ALEH at Jerusalem Marathon

On Friday, March 9, ALEH, Israel’s foremost network of care for children with severe complex disabilities, transformed the eighth annual Jerusalem Marathon into a celebration of disability inclusion and acceptance.

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