Welcome to the website of the Young Israel of New Rochelle led by Rabbi Reuven Fink.

A member of the National Council of Young Israel, YINR has grown dramatically in recent years and serves 350 member families of all ages. YINR and the greater New Rochelle Jewish community provide a wide range of programs, services and other infrastructure.

We are located in the Wykagyl section of New Rochelle, often referred to as the “Queen City of the Sound.” New Rochelle is just 30 minutes to New York City by train or car and was recently selected by Business Week as one of the best places to raise kids.



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RUACH.  Please join Ruach on Wednesday, May 11 for a Yom HaZikaron Commemoration/Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration presented by Yoav Cohen, Westchester Shaliach.  The event begins at 1:15PM and is preceded by lunch at 12:30PM.


WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR JEWISH STUDIES.   Our final presentation for this season is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24 at 7:45PM with Rachel Friedman, Founder and Dean of Lamdeinu, The Center for Jewish Learning in Teaneck.  In keeping with the season, Rachel will be speaking on “Naomi, Ruth and Boaz: Finding Their Biblical Voices.”


THE MEANING OF PRAYER AND PRAYER WITH MEANING.  Please join us for an inspiring five-part series exploring the history of prayers and their meaning, with an eye toward finding ways to create one’s own meaning at the same time taught by Rabbi Dr. Jay Goldmintz.  The remaining classes will be on Tuesday evenings at YINR from 8:15PM to 9:15PM on May 10 and May 17.


LIBERATION KIDDUSH.  On Shabbat, May 7, YINR will commemorate the liberation of several of our members and many parents and other family members from the concentration camps and other challenges and horrors of the Shoah.  Mr. Sigmund Listwa, father of our member Felecia Stern, will speak to our congregation, after which we will partake in a Kiddush Hodaah in honor of those who survived.  Anyone wishing to participate in sponsoring the kiddush for $100 should please contact the shul office.


ISRAEL: THE JEWISH-DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGE.   Together with UJA, YINR presents “Israel:  The Jewish Democratic Challenge” with special guest Dr. Ruth Calderon on May 14 at 9:30PM.   Dessert Reception.  Couvert:  $18/person.   Please click here to register.


Shabbat Mevarchim

Parchat Acharei Mot

Candle Lighting: 7:39pm Mincha: 7:00/7:45pm

Shacharit  Hashkama: 7:45am Teen Minyan: 8:45am Main Minyan: 9:00am

Mincha: 7:15pm  Shabbat Ends: 8:47pm