Volunteers are need to deliver kosher meals to homebound individuals living in Mt. Vernon, Yonkers and New Rochelle. Sponsored by Westchester Jewish Community Services, the Kosher Meal Program operates Monday through Friday from Sinai Free Synagogue in Mt. Vernon where meals are picked up by 11:30am. Call 914-668-4350 to help.
Shabbat April 25th
Sunday April 26th
Loaves of Love Cooking Marathons:
From kneading dough to peeling vegetables, to cooking and baking and packing it all up, this is your time to give to those who need it most; by baking Challah and making chicken soup for the ‘Shabbat 2 Go’ packages.
9:30 am-11:30 am Chabad of Stamford 770 High Ridge Road
For More Information visit chabadstamford.org
JCC of Greenshich presents Beneath The Helmet
4pm Film Screening
5pm Children’s Activities! Crafts, letter writing to Israeli soldiers, snacks & more!
5:30pm Flag Raising with remarks by IDF soldier Amir Telem, from Thank Israeli Soldiers
Greenwhich Town Hall 101 Field Point Road
Tuesday, April 28th
At 8PM Congregation Agudath Shalom presents the 50th Anniversary of the Soviet Jewry Movement. Gal Beckerman is the Opinion Editor of the Forward, and will speak about about the Soviet Jewry movement. Fifty years since the start of the movement, what can we learn about what it did for American Jewish identity ... and the Soviet Jews who were able to start new lives as a result? . www.congregationagudathsholom.org/
Wednesday, April 29
The Annual Gala Dinner of the American Friends of Migdal Ohr (AFMO) is slated to take place on Wednesday, April 29, 6:00 p.m. at the IAC Building, 555 W. 18th Street, NYC.
For more information please call 212.397.3700, or visit the website at www.migdalohrusa.org.
Jews for George: An Exploration of Judaism in the Age of the American Revolution
Co-sponsored by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future and YU’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought.
This three-part course, led by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, will utilize original source documents form teh archives of the Congregation to explore Judaism during the American Revolution. Fee $150 by April 15, after $180. www.yu.edu
Sunday, May 3rd
Save the date for Sunday, at 4:00. Kol Rinah, the Jewish Chorale of Westchester, will be performing its Spring Concert at the Yorktown Jewish Center, 2966 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 (right off the Taconic). www.kolrinahchorale.org
The Bayit FIlm Series at 5pm - Screening of Body and Soul - The State of the Jewish Nation, followed by a talk with producer/director Gloria Greenfield. To learn more visit www.thebayit.org/filmseries.
An Evening with Jewish Family Services Celebrating 40 years of Service to Our Community, 5:30 PM, Temple Beth El, Stamford
36th Annual Mitzvah Award Recipients
Rita Appel and Jon Fraade
Meryl and David Gordon
Young Leadership Award Recipient
Israeli Kids Club Yom Hatzmaut Party
For Israeli Kids and their families (open to the whole Israeli community)
Where: Beth Israel Synagogue, 40 King St., Norwalk
What: Fun activities with young Israeli shlichim, shira, games, kosher refreshments
Cost: $10/child, $5/adult, max $25/family
Sponsored by Israelis in CT and IAC Beyachad
Jewish Cuisine From Around The World & Around The Corner
Join Jewish Women Connected as we take a look and taste of Jewish cuisine from around the world and around the corner
Take advantage of the free samples from our food experts and bloggers-including Shifra Klein, editor of Joy of Kosher magazine- and amazing shopping opportunities at cool vendors and pop-up-shops including MimiMade Designs, La Di Da! Fun Fashion Jewelry, Pampered Chef, Initials Inc. and more!
Crowne Plaza Stamford
2701 Summer Street, Stamford, CT
6:15-8:00 pm Cooking Bloggers, Testing & Tasting, Plus Shopping
8:00 pm Cooking Demo and Program
Thursday, May 7th
Jewish High School of Connecticut’s 4th Annual Spring Gala honoring Fred Springer and recognizing the first Keter Shem Tov recipient Alan Feldman, on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 pm at Temple Beth El, Stamford, CT. For tickets and journal opportunities, please visit www.jhsct.org/gala or call 203-357-0850.
Lag B’Omer Community Celebration!
4:45-6:15pm at Chabad, 770 High Ridge Rd
Free Admission (food for sale) Join us for fun, music, games, a moonbounce, and food- a great time for kids of all ages and the entire family!
PLUS- Amazing OUTDOOR LASER TAG for kids of all ages!
Hot dogs, hamburgers with all the trimmings PLUS roasted marshmallows in our madurah and more.
Shabbat, May 9th
The Young Israel of Stamford proudly presents...
RABBI DR. AARON GLATT
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Mercy Medical Center
MEDICINE, ETHICS, AND HALACHA
“Metzitza b’Peh: Should This Controversial Circumcision Practice Be Allowed?”
“Bikkur Cholim: Do No Harm”
“Vaccinations - Obligation or Option?”
And... We will feature a unique presentation by Marjorie Glatt, Matchmaker at Saw You at Sinai and Special Projects Coordinator at YUConnects, with practical suggestions specifically geared to parents whose children are of dating age:
“The Inner Circle: The Role of Family in the Dating Process”
6PM at the Young Israel Of Stamford
Sunday, May 10th
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Torah & Megillat Esther Dedication
Young Israel of Stamford / Family Beit Midrash Program
6:00-7:30pm, Light dinner will be served from 6:00-6:15pm
Speaker: Elana Stein Hain of the Hartman Institute
Title: “Second Chances in Jewish Law”
FREE and open to the entire community!
Wednesday, May 13 th
Celebrate, Innovate, Educate
Join in a celebration benefitting the Jewish Education Project.honoring Diane and Howard Wohl. Cocktails and Dinner 6:45 PM CURRENT at Chelsea Piers.
Annual Dr. Al and Royce Wolfsohn Lecture
Featuring Steve Bayme of the American Jewish Committee. American Jewry and Israel: Dissonance or Cohesion. Desserts and coffee will be served after the presentation
Free and open to the entire community. www.congregationagudathsholom.org/
Thursday, May 14 th
The Yeshivah High School Alumni Basketball Association a Registered 501C3 Not For Profit, invites you to join us at 6 PM at Congregation Ahavath Torah 240 Broad Ave, Englewood New Jersey. PLEASE, let us know if you plan to make a reservation. This year we plan to honor distinguished basketball players from many decades. For more info Elliot Auerbacher. 201-615-0222
Sunday, May 17th
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Yom Iyun - Full day of study honoring Yom Yerushalayim, with exceptional teachers representing many institutions identifying with the Bayit’s mission. 9:30am - 4:00pm.
Sunday, May 31st
A Yiddish choral performance like none other!
FROM PARIS TO PERETZ: A MUSICAL TOUR at 4:30 PM
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (corner 95th Street), New York City
Come hear the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus (Binyumen Schaechter, conductor) take you around the world on a musical tour of old and new Yiddish (and some French) songs about Paris, Spain, Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, Israel and elsewhere. Featured soloists: Cantor Joel Caplan; Di Shekhter-tekhter (Reyna & Temma). English translations provided. More info: http://www.symphonyspace.org/ event/8788/Music/from-paris- to-peretz-a-musical-tour
Monday, June 1st
22nd Annual Julius B. and Edward Kuriansky Memorial Golf & Tennis Outing
Play Fore the Kids to benefit JumpStart at the JCC
Rockrimmon Country Club - Stamford, Connecticut
Sunday, June 7st
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale Annual DInner honoring Rav Avi & Toby Weiss
Sunday, June 14st
Riverdale Jewish Center
61st Anniversary Dinner