Saturday, August 15, 2020

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Bronx Boro Prez Diaz Celebrates Chanukah At Riverdale Y

On Thursday, December 19, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted his annual Chanukah Lighting Ceremony at the Riverdale Y, together with the Bronx Jewish Community Council and the JCRC.

In opening remarks, Deann Forman, Riverdale Y’s CEO, reminded the crowd,

YINR Announces Building Expansion

On November 14, 2019 the YINR membership voted by a 70% majority to approve the Social Hall Expansion Project. Since the new shul building at 1149 North Avenue opened more than 11 years ago, this will be the first major expansion project of the facility.

In a letter to the

Holiday Happenings in Westchester and the Bronx 

Several separate Holiday Happenings programs were organized by UJA Federation of New York in several areas of New York to bring smiles, happiness and needed items to recipients of UJA nonprofit partners in celebration of the 2019 holiday season. All taking place on Sunday, December 8, the programs drew

BJC Plans Chanukah Wonderland

Enjoy a Chanukah Wonderland hosted by the Bronx Jewish Center on Sunday, December 22 at 4:00

HIR Social Action Committee To Host Inaugural Event

On Saturday night, December 14, at 7:30 p.m., join the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale for a

Young Israel of Pelham Pkwy to Host Chanukah Party and Concert

Please join the Young Israel of Pelham Parkway, located at 9 Pelham Parkway, South Bronx, New

Chabad of Yonkers Spreads the Light of Chanukah

Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz of Chabad of Yonkers/Greystone Jewish Center welcomed more than 200 people to Home Depot’s annual menorah-building workshop in Yonkers on Sunday, December 8. Children, with the help of adults and the many Home Depot associates, received Home Depot work aprons and used free materials,

Chabad’s Happy Chanukah Car Rooftop Signs Revived From Annual Rest

Every year, Happy Chanukah signs are attached to car rooftops and driven thousands of nonstop miles through neighborhoods, spreading the message of the miracle of the Festival of Lights. It can now be revealed that each year, immediately after Chanukah ends, the signs receive their well-deserved slumber as refrigerator magnets on

Just for Laughs at Fleetwood Synagogue

If you missed Fleetwood Synagogue’s Second Annual Comedy Night featuring Eli Lebowicz, you might have a bad case of FOMO: fear of milchik opportunities.

Eli Lebowicz gave new meaning to the familiar acronym, explaining why some people won’t commit to having a steak, for fear of the pizza

Rabbi Michael Taubes, Shuli Taubes to Highlight Annual Education Panel in Stamford

(Courtesy of Young Israel of Stamford) Rabbi Michael Taubes, rosh yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University, and his daughter Shuli Taubes, Judaic studies instructor at SAR High School, will highlight the annual Challenges in Jewish Education Panel, to be held at the Young Israel of

Jersey City Jews Under Attack

Massive shootout leaves six dead, including a police detective, three bystanders, HY”D, and the two shooters, as kosher grocery is targeted.

Officials say that it could take months to complete their investigation of a shooting inside a kosher market in Jersey

Azrieli Family Donates $18 Million To YU

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Yeshiva University announced at its 95th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, that it has received an $18 million gift from The Azrieli Foundation. The gift will provide continued support of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration as well as

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