Saturday, January 28, 2023

Community News

Save the Date for KFWE New York: February 6, 2023

The 17th Annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience will be held at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers in NYC, Monday February 6, 2023, from 3 – 9 p.m..

KFWE is the destination for wine and food lovers alike, affording an opportunity to be among the first to taste some of the finest wines and spirits –


Shiriyah Returns to Yeshivat Frisch

The magic of Shiriyah returned to Yeshivat Frisch in its full glory last Friday, the week before winter break, amid much anticipation among students and the entire Frisch community. The yeshiva overflowed with creativity all week, as Frisch’s over 900 students brought to life their Torah theme with activities


Kulanu Expands, Partners With Touro, NCSY

New Israel trip opportunity available for high school seniors.

Building on its local success, Kulanu, a MetroWest NJ-based afterschool program for Jewish teens who are not attending Jewish day schools, is announcing its expansion, as well as a partnership with NCSY and


Growing the Teacher Pipeline: Introducing the Chinuch Incubator at YU

(Courtesy of YU) It’s a crisis we’re hearing about everywhere: the shortage of teachers entering Jewish education. While it’s easy to point to causes large and small, Yeshiva University is most interested in a solutions-oriented approach: How can we encourage and support young men and women who have what it takes to


Lamdeinu’s Eighth Annual Chanukah Breakfast Honors Ruth Krasner and Presents Gemilut Chesed Award to Esti Mellul

On Sunday morning, December 11, over 100 guests entered a beautifully decorated social hall, festive in blue and silver and candlelight, to attend Lamdeinu’s eighth annual Chanukah Breakfast, just a week before lighting the first candle of Chanukah 2022/5783. And so began a wonderful morning of Torah-permeated music,


iShine Westchester Day School Is on a Roll

(Courtesy of iShine) The i-Shine Westchester/Riverdale kids are on a roll, making candy sushi with their dedicated volunteers at Westchester Day School. i-Shine is Chai Lifeline’s after-school program for children impacted by illness or loss in the family.

To learn more about


HP’s Orthodox Forum Event Features Lamdeinu’s Dean Rachel Friedman

Noted teacher, author and lecturer in the areas of Bible and Jewish liturgy, Dean Rachel Friedman, founder of Lamdeinu: The Center for Jewish Learning in Teaneck, New Jersey, was the speaker at the Orthodox Jewish Forum of Highland Park/Edison’s program on December 17. She presented a talk called “Through the Prism of Law and


BJC @Pelham Parkway To Hold Shabbat Dinner

The Bronx Jewish Center @Pelham Parkway will be hosting a community Shabbat dinner on Friday, January 6, starting at 7 p.m. Turn your Friday-night Shabbat into an evening of spiritual awakening, inspiration, Jewish songs and culinary delight. The entire community is welcome.

Please RSVP to 718-812-1701


Project Ezrah Young Leadership Council Plans Second Family Fun Day

Back by popular demand, Project Ezrah’s Young Leadership Council is excited to host its second annual Winter Family Fun Day. It can be tough to keep busy on cold winter Sundays with kids bouncing off the walls and weather unpredictable. With that in mind, the YLC is inviting the entire community to our Winter Family Fun Day at Urban Air


Supper Seminars for Holocaust Educators

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC), formerly known as both the Westchester Holocaust Education Center and the Westchester Holocaust Commission, was founded in 1990. The organization’s purpose is to memorialize the victims of the Holocaust and to honor the survivors, rescuers and liberators. Serving


Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies to Bring Dr. Jordan Katz to YINR via Zoom

Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies (WIJS) at Young Israel of New Rochelle is proud to present Dr. Jordan Katz on Wednesday, January 11 at 8 p.m. (ET) on Zoom. She will be the fifth speaker of the 2022-2023 season in the monthly scholarly programming offered by WIJS at YINR.

Dr. Katz’s


Jewish Federation in Heart Of NJ Offers Scholarship to Teen Female Volunteer

Ruth Kroll was a dedicated and active member of the Highland Park Jewish community who passed away in an untimely fashion. Her family, in conjunction with the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (serving Middlesex and Monmouth Jewish communities), have created a scholarship to perpetuate the values Kroll embodied.

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