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Fleetwood to Host Open House Brunch

Searching for an affordable Modern Orthodox community only 25 minutes away from Queens and Manhattan? Come find out

Rabbi Ethan Tucker to Address March 3 Chevra Kadisha Event

Rabbi Ethan Tucker, the president and rosh yeshiva at Hadar in New York City, will be this year’s featured speaker at the annual Stamford Chevra Kadisha Dinner, to be held at Temple Beth El on Tuesday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m. His topic will be “Can Torah and Ethics Truly Be at

Sivan Rahav Meir to Speak at Congregation Agudath Sholom

(Courtesy of Agudath Sholom) Noted Israeli journalist and World Mizrachi shlicha to North America Sivan Rahav Meir will speak at Congregation Agudath Sholom on Tuesday, February 25, at 7:30 p.m. Her topic for the evening is “Orthodox vs.

WTA Dinner Highlights ‘Innovation’

(Courtesy of WTA) On January 26, WTA celebrated its seventh year at the annual Shomrei Torah dinner, with “innovation” highlighted as the evening’s theme.

UJA and WJC Host Local Forum on Anti-Semitism

On January 8, over 800 attended “Anti-Semitism: What We Face and How We Fight It” hosted by White Plains’ Temple Israel Center and sponsored by UJA in collaboration with the Westchester Jewish Council.

Fleetwood Synagogue to Offer Lecture Series

Fleetwood Synagogue presents the 16th Annual Charles Sidlow Memorial Lecture Series

Chabad of Riverdale Marks End of Busy Chanukah Season

On Sunday, December 29, Rabbi Levi Shem Tov once again invited the Riverdale community to the Memorial Bell Tower in the center of Riverdale for the lighting of the giant public menorah for the final night of Chanukah 5780. On that cold, rainy December night, Rabbi Shem Tov rose above the crowd in

White Plains Menorah Lighting Attracts Community Support

On Sunday, December 29, the Westchester community joined together for the eighth night of Chanukah to light the menorah at Tibbits Park in White Plains. This previously scheduled event happened to occur after a string of anti-Semitic attacks across the New York area during Chanukah, and the day

Holocaust Education Center To Offer Worskhops

(Courtesy of HHREC) Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center is sponsoring the popular Safekeeping Stories of the Holocaust Workshop. This workshop is designed specifically for family members of Holocaust survivors who would like to preserve their

Stamford’s Congregation Agudath Sholom Begins Renovations

On any given Shabbat morning, Congregation Agudath Sholom (CAS) is overflowing, with strollers filling the lobby and multitudes of people coming together for davening. Agudath Sholom’s current membership of over 500 families, with more and more young families joining each year, inspired the need

Jews Unite Against Anti-Semitism

In November 2019, a chasidic Jewish man was slashed in Monsey while walking to shul. On December 12, a man and a woman burst into a Jewish grocery store in New Jersey, killing several people in an anti-Semitic rampage. On January 2, a

Riverdale Mother-Son Talmud Team Rocks Talmud Israeli Finals

On Sunday, December 15, Riverdale residents Yardaena Osband and her eighth-grade son, Yonah Glazer, participated in Jerusalem in Talmud Israeli’s Chidon Olami.

Osband first learned about the

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