Thursday, October 19, 2017

Community News

400 Hudson Valley Cyclists Will Ride to Raise $700,000 for Westchester and NYC Residents in Need

On Sunday, September 17, at 10:15 a.m., almost 400 bicyclists will converge on the campus of Purchase College for the annual Hudson Valley Bike Ride of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (The Jewish Board). The 10-mile event, set to officially begin at 10:45 a.m., is expected

Interactive Shofar Factory Comes to Chabad of Riverdale

(Courtesy of Chabad of Riverdale) In preparation for the Jewish New Year, children and their families will craft their very own ram’s horn instrument, known

Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) to Posthumously Honor Jewish Communal Leaders

The Israel Cancer Research Fund, Connecticut Chapter, will host the Second Annual Heroes for Hope Sunday, October 15, 6 p.m. at Temple Shalom in Greenwich, Connecticut.

The 2017 community heroes are the

Upcoming Events at the JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center

Tues. Sept. 19: “From the Shtetl to the Stage and Screen: Sholem Aleichem’s Tev­ye Stories” by Andrew Dickos, film historian, critic and author at 1 p.m. Come and hear about Aleichem and

Chabad of Riverdale Offers High Holiday Services to Jews of All Backgrounds

(Courtesy of Chabad of Riverdale) Just weeks before Rosh

YU to Install President Ari Berman

By JLNJ Staff

The Yeshiva University community will celebrate the formal investiture of Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman as the school’s fifth president on Sunday, September 10, at

New Rabbinic Intern, Youth Directors Join YIWP

Young Israel of White Plains is expanding learning and youth activities with the hiring of Daniel Sobin for the newly created position of rabbinic intern. Both Sobin and his wife, Naomi Stanley, will work as youth directors. They take up their new positions at the synagogue in

Hadassah Sees Charlottesville as an Urgent Call to Action

A line has been crossed—each one of us must see in Charlottesville an urgent call to action, a time for unity, to stand up and to speak out.

Since the horrors of the Shoah, our community has pledged to never

Jewish Communal Fund Gives Record-Breaking Number of Grants in Fiscal Year 2017

The Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), the largest Jewish donor-advised fund in the country, distributed a record $397 million in grants to charities in all sectors during the 2017 fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, a 4 percent increase from 2016. JCF fund holders recommended a record-number of

Open House: Jewish Scouting Is Thriving in Westchester

Interested in finding out more information on Jewish Scouts of Westchester? Join us for our back-to-school open houses for Boy Scouts of America Pack and Troop 613 as well as Girl Scouts Troop 1818. Our first one will be on Thursday, September 7, at 7 p.m. at Beth El Synagogue Center in New Rochelle,

Expanded Eruv Unites Scarsdale and White Plains

Earlier this summer, an extension was made to three sectors of the community eruv in Westchester, serving the Young Israel of White Plains, the Young Israel of Scarsdale and the Hebrew Institute of White Plains.

Boy Scout Troop 613 of White Plains Joins Shomer Shabbat Contingent at National Jamboree

The National Boy Scout Jamboree, held once every four years at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, is an event that brings over 30,000 scouts from all over the United States to one place for 10 days. At the summit, scouts participate in high-adventure

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