Saturday, February 24, 2018

Community News

YINR Hosts Jewish Medical Ethics Scholar-in-Residence

Young Israel of New Rochelle welcomed one of Israel’s noted Jewish medical ethics experts as a scholar-in-residence on Shabbat Parshat Mishpatim, February 10. Dr. Alan Jotkowitz is a professor of medicine at the Ben Gurion University

OU Press Announces Publication of Megillat Esther With Commentary by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

(Courtesy of OU Press) OU Press, the publishing division of the Orthodox Union, announces the publication of “Megillat Esther

Westchester Celebrates Israel’s 70th Birthday

The Westchester Jewish Council invites you to be a part of its spectacular countywide celebration to mark Israel’s 70th anniversary. The celebration will be held on April 15, 12 p.m.-5p.m. at Schechter Westchester Upper School, 555 W. Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale, NY

Stein Yeshiva to Hold Annual Dinner on Tuesday, March 20

Stein Yeshiva is celebrating their annual dinner on Tuesday, March 20, at the Young Israel of Scarsdale at 6:30 p.m. This year’s deserving honorees are Shaya and Brachie Eisen; Josh and Lesley Herbert; Dani and Adina Wizenfeld, Parents Awards; Meir and Shevy Kaplan, Hakaras Hatov Award; Jeffrey Greenwald, Teacher Award, and Beatty

Bronx Jewish Center Throws Free Purim Party

The Bronx Jewish Center invites you to a Purim party that will dazzle your mind! The Purim party entertainment will feature a mentalist that will amaze you! Enjoy a hot buffet dinner, mishloach manot, gifts for the children and music to dance the night away. Join the fun on Thursday, March 1, at 5 p.m.

Bronx Purim Party Is Free and Open to All

The Young Israel of Pelham Parkway and The Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway invite the community to join them at their annual Purim Party on Thursday, March 1, at 3:00 p.m. The event will take place at 900 Pelham Parkway South, in the Bronx. This is a free event and a delicious dinner will be

‘Intimate Voices’ Presents Free Sensory/Autism-Friendly Family Program

Intimate Voices, a Riverdale-based chamber music series featuring world-class musicians, will present its annual free family program on Sunday, March 4, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at its home, the Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR), 475 West 250th Street,

Fleetwood Synagogue Hosts Open House

On Sunday, March 4, at 10:00 a.m., the Fleetwood Synagogue will host an open house at the shul at 11 Broad Street in East Mount Vernon. A delicious dairy brunch will be served. Come learn about a growing community, with incredibly affordable housing, only 25 minutes away from Grand Central Terminal. Kindly RSVP to

Westchester District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino to Be Honored by Fleetwood Synagogue

(Courtesy of Fleetwood Synagogue) Fleetwood Synagogue will honor Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. on Sunday, March 11, at 4 p.m.

Young Families Make Breakfast Bags for the Hungry

Harrison, Purchase, Rye and Rye Brook families came together on Sunday, February 11, at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison to decorate and pack 120 breakfast bags filled with cereal, non-perishable milk, fruit

‘Intimate Voices’ to Present Third and Final Concert of Ninth Season

(Courtesy of CSAIR) Intimate Voices, a Riverdale-based chamber music series featuring world-class musicians, will present the third and final Saturday-evening

Young Israel of Stamford to Commemorate Rav’s 25th Yahrzeit

Twenty-five years ago, during Pesach, the Jewish community lost one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, z”l.

To mark the occasion of

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