Saturday, August 15, 2020

Community News

Westchester Teens Join Tree of Life Commemoration

Sunday, October 29, was the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre, and J-Teen Leadership and the Center for Youth Philanthropy and Leadership represented UJA-Federation of New York during a teen delegation to Pittsburgh.

Westchester Teens

KDS Students and Riverdale Seniors Celebrate International Day

On Thursday, October 24, the second and fourth grade students from Kinneret Day School (KDS) in Riverdale visited with Riverdale Senior Services (RSS) as part of their International Day celebration.

A Historic Celebration: OHEL’s 50th Annual Gala Marks 50 Years of Milestones

(Courtesy of OHEL) In 1969, man took the iconic first steps on the moon. That same summer, a giant leap was taken by a visionary group of founders who established OHEL Children’s Home & Family Services. When OHEL’s doors opened to abused, neglected and homeless children, the children took

FIDF’s Annual Westchester/Connecticut Gala Will Honor Israeli Soldiers

(Courtesy of FIDF) More than 600 members of the Westchester and Connecticut communities will gather on November 3, at 5:30 p.m., for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Westchester and Connecticut Gala, “A Night of Heroes,” at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich to salute Israel’s brave men and

Shalom Task Force Plans Annual Brunch

(Courtesy of Shalom Task Force) The Shalom Task Force Confidential Hotline phone rang. Esther was calling from work. After a particularly terrible weekend she had finally found a safe place and time to call. They were the model family. They were recently honored by their shul, their children attend

Schoke JFS Plans Lecture Featuring Prof. Barry Shrage

Schoke Jewish Family Service (JFS) in Stamford, Connecticut, is proud to announce its eighth Annual Saul Cohen-Schoke JFS Lecture on Thursday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ferguson Library in Stamford. Barry Shrage, professor, Horenstein Program for Jewish Communal Leadership and Cohen

Stamford’s Temple Beth El to Host Neshama Carlebach

(Courtesy of Temple Beth El) On Saturday, November 2, at 8 p.m., Temple Beth El in Stamford, Connecticut, will welcome Neshama Carlebach and her band as they perform in concert as part of their “Believe” tour.


Be Part of a Tradition at the New York City Marathon 

For the 36th year, the TCS New York City Marathon, on November 3, will feature morning services at the Fort Wadsworth staging ground for the many Jewish runners expected to compete in the 49th edition of this world-famous road race. The International Minyan for New York City Marathoners, inaugurated in

Chabad of Yonkers Enjoys Sukkot

White Plains Interfaith Vigil Held After Anti-Semitic Incident Mars Yom Kippur

By Judy Berger

On Tuesday, October 8, Erev Yom Kippur this year, the Westchester County Police discovered two flyers containing anti-Semitic messages and graphics outside of the Holocaust Garden of Remembrance on Martine

Riverdale Y Hosts ELI Talks

Riverdale community members and friends recently gathered at the Riverdale Y to attend an exciting program, ELI Talks—a story slam-style event produced by the Riverdale Y through the Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership (RJCP).

Rabbi Joseph Robinson, director, community engagement at the Riverdale Y,

Sukkahwood 2019 to Be Held This Sunday

New Rochelle artist Fred Spinowitz often collaborates with his grandchildren. A few weeks ago, Spinowitz, whose Jewish-themed art includes paintings as well as original ketubot, teamed up with his granddaughter, Miya Gorodischer of White Plains, a student at FIT, to create a unique, attractive sukkah for inclusion

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