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 December 14 for “In the Kitchen with the Kosher Dinner Lady” presented by Rachel Berger.  The event begins with lunch at 12:30pm and the program starts at 1:15pm.  Please click here for the complete Ruach December program.


WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR JEWISH STUDIES.  Please join us on Wednesday, December 14 at 7:45pm for a lecture by Dr. Shari L. Lowin.  Dr. Lowin will speak on “Biblical Rock and Roll: How Modern Israeli Musicians Carry On a Medieval Tradition.”  Please click here for the WIJS 2016 – 2017 Schedule.


MIKVAH ANNUAL EVENT.   Please join the Mikvah of New Rochelle for a Night of Intrigue featuring Haim Goldenberg, World Renowned Mentalist on Saturday, December 17 at 8:00pm.   Men and Women.   Black and White Attire.   To be included on our Scroll of Honor and to make a reservation, please click here.


SPECIAL PRE-CHANUKAH LECTURE WITH RABBI JJ SCHACTER.  On Tuesday, December 20 at 8:15pm, Rabbi JJ Schacter will speak on the topic of “Lighting the Chanukah Candles: Historical Understandings and Contemporary Appreciations.”  Rabbi Schacter is University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and Senior Scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future at Yeshiva University.


Shabbat Parshat Vayetze

Candle Lighting: 4:09pm
Mincha: 4:20pm

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

Mincha: 4:00pm
Shabbat Ends: 5:15pm