Monday, March 30, 2020

Community News

NBN Hosts 2,500 at Virtual Mega Aliyah Event

(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) Over the past few months, Nefesh B’Nefesh, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and the Jewish National Fund-USA, has been working tirelessly to produce its annual Mega Aliyah Event, which provides potential

Young Israel of New Rochelle to Honor Rachel And Gary Berger and Yvette Finkelstein

On Sunday, March 15, the Young Israel of New Rochelle will be recognizing Rachel and Gary Berger as Guests of Honor, and Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut Community Editor Yvette Finkelstein as recipient of the Distinguished Leadership Award at its 53rd annual

HIR Plans Book Launch Of Elliott Rabin’s ‘The Biblical Hero’

Elliiott Rabin, PhD, author of “The Biblical Hero,” approaches the Bible in an original way, comparing biblical heroes to heroes in world literature, and his book addresses questions such as “What is the Bible telling us about what it means to be a hero?” and “Why do we need

SINAI Schools Celebrates Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of SINAI Schools) Nearly 1,000 supporters gathered on February 23 for SINAI Schools’ 2020 Annual Benefit Dinner. SINAI honored Rabbi Yosef Adler, Peggy and Philip Danishefsky and Rabbi Yehuda and

Fleetwood Synagogue Welcomes Prospective Families At Open House Brunch

Fleetwood Synagogue recently hosted its annual open house membership

Celebrate Purim With the BJC

You asked for it, and you got it! On Tuesday, March 10, starting at 6:00 p.m. there will be a

Solve the Medicare Puzzle

A presentation on Medicare by Robert Remin will take place on Thursday, March 19,

Westchester 2040: Rabbis Shape the Jewish Future

The Westchester Jewish Council is proud to announce a new initiative introduced to the Westchester Jewish community. Westchester rabbis, working across denomination lines, have embarked on Westchester 2040, a process to envision the Westchester County Jewish community in 2040. What, indeed, will the Jewish future look

HIR Sets Israeli Film Night for March 22

Two short dramas that explore the dynamic of Jewish tradition, modern Israeli life and family will highlight an Israeli Film Night to be held on Sunday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, HIR, or The Bayit, 3700 Henry Hudson Parkway at the corner of Netherland Avenue.


Pilnik Named Director of Center for Holocaust And Genocide Studies at YU

(Courtesy of YU) Dr. Shay Pilnik has been hired as the premier director of the newly founded Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Yeshiva University. He began his tenure in February 2020.

Before coming to the Fish Center, Dr. Pilnik headed the Nathan & Esther

Northeast Jewish Center Holds 62nd Annual Dinner

(Courtesy of Northeast Jewish Center) Northeast Jewish Center celebrated 62 years on Sunday, March 1, with its annual gala dinner honoring Rabbi Craig Glasser for his 20 years of service to the community.  The event was a fun-filled, well attended event with great food and live music by Jonathan Cahr

Young Israel of West Hartford Celebrates 50 Years

The Young Israel of West Hartford is celebrating its golden anniversary with an elegant evening of food, friends, tribute, memory and music. Over the course of the evening, the community will give special thanks to past rabbis and presidents, celebrate the exciting present and look to the next 50 years of

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