Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Community News

Lincoln Park Jewish Center Celebrates Its 79th Anniversary

The members and friends of the Lincoln Park Jewish Center celebrated its 79th anniversary with a gala cocktail party in the synagogue’s ballroom, complete with music, dinner, dancing and visits from local political and community leaders.

Riverdale Minyan Plans Motzei Shabbat Torah Dedication

The Riverdale Minyan invites the community to a melave malka celebrating the completion of a new Torah on Motzei Shabbat, November 18, Rosh Chodesh Kislev, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Commissioned by TRM members Isaac and Judith Putterman, the Torah, written in Israel by the sofer

Lincoln Park Jewish Center Shabbaton to Feature Rabbi’s New Chanukah Book

The community is invited to experience the holiness and warmth of Shabbat in the company of Lincoln Park Jewish Center members, and learn about the upcoming holiday of Chanukah with an esteemed rabbi presenting thoughts from his new book.

AJC CEO David Harris to Reflect on ‘Israel Then and Now’

As Israel approaches its 70th anniversary, AJC Westchester/Fairfield and Temple Shaaray Tefila are planning a special program with AJC Chief Executive Officer David Harris on Monday, November 20. “David Harris Reflects:

Rabbi Tully Harcsztark Receives 2017 Covenant Award at Annual Ceremony

(Courtesy of The Covenant Foundation) Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, founding principal of SAR High

YU to Celebrate 93rd Annual Chanukah Dinner

New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Bret Stephens will be the keynote speaker and receive an honorary degree at Yeshiva University’s 93rd Annual Chanukah Dinner on Sunday, December 3. The black-tie gala will be held at the New York Hilton

Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration Is Held at Iona College

On Monday, November 13, at Iona College in New Rochelle, The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center presented its annual Kristallnacht commemoration—a distinguished lecture by Suzanne Brown-Fleming on the topic “November 1938: Perspectives from the Vatican Archives.” To a packed

Chabad of Riverdale to Host Makeup Evening

(Courtesy of Chabad of Riverdale) In conjunction with Rosh Chodesh Society’s Pause & Affect Shabbat Outlook Series, Jewish Women’s Circle invites

Leading Rabbis to Be Rye Brook Scholars-in-Residence at Thanksgiving Weekend Program

Rabbis from the Orthodox Union (OU) and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will serve as scholars-in-residence at the upcoming Thanksgiving/Shabbat Weekend to be held in Rye Brook, New York, on November 23-26.

Veterans Day Ceremony Is Planned for This Sunday

The Memorial Grove Restoration Group will honor all war veterans at the 11th Veterans Day Ceremony, to be held at the east side of the Van Cortlandt Park Memorial Grove on Sunday, November 5, at noon.

Rabbis to Teach at Fifth Westchester-Wide Night of Jewish Learning

The fifth Westchester-wide Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration, co-sponsored by the Westchester Jewish Council and the Westchester Board of Rabbis, is scheduled for Saturday, November 18, at Beth El Synagogue Center in New Rochelle. Beginning at 7:00 p.m., the event allows participants to

JCC to Host Israel Philharmonic Flutist

The JCC of Mid Westchester, in partnership with Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, announced a special event—a recital with Yossi Arnheim, principal flutist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, on Saturday, November 11, 8:00-9:15 p.m. at the JCCMW, 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY

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