Monday, October 23, 2017

Community News

Bi-Cultural Invites Parents to ‘A Day in the Life’ Open House

On Sunday morning, November 5, Bi-Cultural Day School invites parents to glimpse “A Day in the Life” of early childhood students. The school’s open house that will begin at 10 a.m., followed by lunch and the first-ever, fun-for-all Stamford Fall

Suzanne Brown-Fleming to Speak at Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration

The public is invited to the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center and Iona College Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration: November 1938: Perspectives from the Vatican Archives with Distinguished Lecturer Suzanne Brown-Fleming

Lincoln Park Jewish Center Celebrates Sukkot

YU Conference to Explore Opportunities to Shape the Future

“We live in a rapidly changing world: Technology, medicine, education and communications are progressing and shifting in fundamental ways,” said Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, fifth president of Yeshiva University, at his formal investiture on September

YU Students to Host Hackathon Focused on Giving Back to Jewish Communal Organizations

Yeshiva University students will host their fourth annual hackathon from Saturday night, October 28, at 8:30 p.m. to Sunday night, October 29, at 8:30 p.m. in the Heights Lounge on the Wilf Campus, 515 West 185th Street, New York City.

Who Is a Jew: A 3,000-Year-Old Answer

Dr. Jill Katz will speak on “Who Is a Jew? A 3,000-Year-Old Answer” on Tuesday, October 24, at 8 p.m. at Young Israel of New Rochelle. The lecture, which is free and open to women and men, is sponsored by the Women’s Initiative for

‘Fauda’ Star Lior Raz to Address Benefit for Israeli Soldiers

Lior Raz, the co-creator and star of the hit Israeli Netflix series “Fauda,” will address some 350 leaders from the Westchester community on Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Westchester Annual Dinner at The Capitol

Rabbi Kenneth Brander to Make Aliyah, Head Ohr Torah Stone

Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, Yeshiva University’s vice president for university and community life, has been named the new president-elect and rosh hayeshiva of Efrat-based education network Ohr Torah Stone (OTS), set to succeed the venerable Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, the Israeli

Great Big Challah Bake Rises to the Occasion

The JCC of Mid-Westchester  will host The Shabbat Project (TSP)—The Great Big Challah Bake—on Wednesday, October 25, at Temple Israel Center in White Plains. Registration will begin at 7 p.m.; the Challah Bake will start promptly at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. 

Hadassah Sponsors Bingo for Breast Cancer Research

It’s time to play bingo! And this time it’s for a great cause: breast cancer research at Hadassah Hospital. Join Hadassah Westchester on Saturday evening, October 21, at the Westchester Jewish Center, for Bingo, Burgers & Booze, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

First-Ever Sukkah Coming to JFK Airport

For the first time ever, passengers at JFK Airport this Chol Hamoed will be able to take advantage of a Sukkah on the way to their flights. The Sukkah is a project of Chabad of the Airport, which has been dedicated to serving the needs of Jewish travelers at New York’s


Sukkot Party by Mishkan Israel Day Camp, October 8

A Sukkot party will be held at the camp, 642 Westover Road, Stamford, at 5 p.m. The event will feature live music, children’s entertainment, a hot buffet and

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