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YINR Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Newsletter


            Parshat Noach                   1 Cheshvan 5775                  October 24-25, 2014


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Shabbat Times

Candle Lighting: 5:44pm

Mincha: 5:50pm

Daf Yomi:  6:55am and 4:25pm

Hashkama: 7:45am

Teen Minyan: 8:40am* (MP1)

Main Minyan: 9:00am

Mincha: 5:25pm

Talmud Class:  5:45pm

Shabbat Ends: 6:45pm

*Special Rosh Chodesh start time


Daily Davening Schedule


Sun: 7:30/8:30/9:00am

Mon: 6:29*/7:00/7:30/8:00am

Tue: 6:30/7:00/7:30/8:00am

Wed: 6:32*/7:00/7:30/8:00am

Thu: 6:33*/7:00/7:30/8:00am

Fri 6:34*/7:00/7:30/8:00am

Mincha/Maariv (Sun-Thu): 5:40pm

Late Maariv (Mon-Thu): 9:00pm

*Earliest z'man for talit/tefillin


Schedule of Classes


8:00am: Minchat Chinuch, R. Reuven Fink


8:00am: Talmud, R. Abish Zelishovsky of Bais Medrash Gavoha of Lakewood



1:30pm: Parshat Hashavua,

R. Reuven Fink


8:00pm: Jewish Philosophy,

R. Reuven Fink



8:30am: Women's Tehillim Group at the home of Anne Wasserman


8:00pm: Talmud Taanit, R. Reuven Fink


Daily Daf Yomi Shiurim

Mon: 5:40am & 8:10pm

Tue: 5:40am & 8:10pm

Wed: 5:40am & 8:10pm

Thu: 5:45am & after 9:00pm Maariv

Fri: 5:45am

Sat: 6:55am and 1 hour before Mincha


Calendar Links

October Calendar


YINR Hospitality

Welcoming New Members to YINR!  Women's League's Hospitality Committee plays an important role in helping to ensure that newcomers to our community feel welcome and have a smooth transition.  Please email the shul Hospitality Committee if you:


* need a Shabbat or Yom Tov


* would like to host new

  members for a Shabbat


* have any ideas as to how we

  can better serve guests and

  new members

* know of new families who

  are visiting the



The Hospitality Committee


NewRoShul Mailing List

The NewRoShul Yahoo Group is a mailing list serving Jewish families in the New Rochelle vicinity. Topics of discussion involve childcare, service providers (electricians, gardeners, plumbers, doctors, etc.), items for sale/to give away, and much more.  Men and women welcome.  Please click here to join.  If you have any questions, please contact Tamar Weinberg.


Shabbat Youth Program

Shabbat Morning Schedule

9:00 - 10:30am: Babysitting (MP3/4)

9:30 - 10:30am: Junior Cong (MP2) for 1st-4th Grade

9:30 - 10:30am:  Davening (MP5/6) for 5th-6th Grade

10:30 - End of Shul: GROUPS in various locations (see below)  

Nursery - MP 3/4

Kindergarten - MP 2

1-2 Girls - MP 2

3-4 Girls - MP 1

5-6 Girls - Social Hall

1-2 Boys - MP 1

3-4 Boys - MP 5/6

5-6 Boys - MP7


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Mazal Tov

Mazal tov to Rochelle and Kenneth Sherman on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Yael, to Shaya Hirtz, son of Rabbi Yonoson and Rochelle Hirtz of Hillcrest, Queens.


Mazal tov to Laurie and Richard Wolff on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Moshe.  Mazel tov to Moshe's sister Aleeza and brother Max, and grandparents, Rosalie and Aaron Wolff.  Mazal tov to aunt and uncle Miriam and Baruch Deutsch and all the family and friends who have come to celebrate Moshe's Bar Mitzvah.  Thank you to Laurie and Richard for sponsoring the kiddush after the Main Minyan.


To send a tribute card from YINR in honor of these smachot, or any other reason, please click here.



We extend condolences to Ruth Lewis on the passing of her beloved brother, Rabbi Chaim Freeman.  Ruth is sitting shiva at 800 West End Avenue, Apt 3C (between 98th and 99th Streets, 212-864-5090) through Thursday night, October 23.  She will continue sitting shiva at her home, 130 Lovell Road, from Friday morning until Monday morning, October 27. (Friday visiting hours are until 2:30 pm.)


To send a tribute card from YINR in memory of Rabbi Chaim Freeman, please click here.


Tomchei Shabbos

Thank you to Meyer Koplow for sponsoring this week's Tomchei Shabbos in commemoration of the yahrzeit of Ellen's father, Harvey Goodstein.



Rabbi Fink's Monday Parshat Hashavua class will resume this Monday, October 27 at 1:30pm.


Claudia and Marcos Douer and family, and Lisa and Steve Solinga and family wish to thank Rabbi Reuven and Abby Fink, Women's League, the Shiva Committee and the entire New Rochelle community for their outpouring of support and kindness following their recent losses.   


Women's Tehillim.  All women and girls, please join us this Shabbat in MP1 right after Mincha to say Tehillim together.  We are also going to be learning the laws of Shmirat Halashon.


Shemini Atzeret Yizkor Appeal.  This year's Shemini Atzeret Yizkor appeal benefits Rabbi Fink's Charity Fund.  To make a pledge, please click here.  



PANOPLY 12.13.14 REGISTRATION is now open!  

(Question: From what city did the Titanic initially depart?)


There is still room at the table for you!  

In order to organize tables, it is imperative that we get registration information from everyone who plans to play.  Whether or not you have already been recruited, you MUST register for Panoply in order to participate.


For registration and information:  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis through November 24.  Space is limited.


For any questions, email us:


(Answer: Southampton, England)


Ruach.  Ruach will be back on Wednesday, November 5! Ruach returns with an exciting "Geography Bee" where everyone will be part of a team and join in the fun.  No studying required.  Light lunch served at 12:30pm followed the program at 1:15pm.  Please look for our November flyer coming out next week.  If you would like to sponsor Ruach in honor or in memory of someone, please contact Vera Koppel.   


Scholar in Residence - Save the Date.  YINR proudly announces that Rabbi Steven Weil, Senior Managing Director of the Orthodox Union, will spend Shabbat with the YINR community on Shabbat Toldot, November 21-22.  Full details about the Shabbat program to follow.


Women Scholars in Westchester - Save the Date.  We are excited to announce a new initiative, Women Scholars in Westchester (WSW), whose mission is to introduce outstanding women scholars in their fields of Jewish studies to the Westchester community through a series of evening lectures at YINR.  Please save the date of Tuesday, December 9 at 7:45pm for our first lecture by Professor Smadar Rosensweig, Professor of Bible at Yeshiva University Stern College for Women.  More information to follow.  


Women's League

Women's League's Hospitality Committee Needs Hosts. We are looking for hosts for prospective and newly arrived families for Shabbat housing and meals.  Please email Mickey Nyer if we can add you to our list of potential hosts.  



Youth Wish List.  Thank you to everyone who has already donated toys and games to our youth program.  The children are enjoying them!  To view the additional items still needed to augment the children's activities, please click here.  The toys should be in new or "like new" condition and should be brought to the shul coat room and left in the designated boxes.


Teen Minyan Time Change.  Please note that teen minyan will take place at 8:40am (5 minutes early) this Shabbat because of Rosh Chodesh. 


New Davening Group.  We are starting a new davening group for 5th and 6th graders (boys and girls) this Shabbat.  It will take place from 9:30 to 10:30am in MP5/6.  We encourage all children that age to join us for our kick-off Shabbat.


Community Events

SAR Academy Open House.  SAR Academy will be having an Open House on Tuesday, October 28 from 7:00pm until 9:30pm. To register please click here.  If you have any questions please call 718-548-1717 x1206.


Westchester Torah Academy Open House.  WTA will be having an Open House on Wednesday, October 29 at 8:00pm.  Explore our warm and nurturing environment that inspires each student's academic, religious, and social growth.  Learn about our unique and individualized educational model.  Discover a community that embodies ahavat Torah, ahavat Yisrael, and derech eretz.  RSVP or visit to pre-register.


A Historic Evening with Anne Frank's Stepsister.  Mrs. Eva Schloss will share her experience as the childhood friend and stepsister of Anne Frank, including accounts of the publishing of Anne's famed diary, on Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30pm at the Tarrytown Doubletree, 455 S Broadway. Tickets are $30 in advance and $36 at the door.  For reservations and more information, please call 914-834-8000.


Moshava Open House.  Camp Moshava will host its annual parlor meeting on Monday, November 3 at 7:30 pm at the home of Adina and Lawrence Burian, 180 Overlook Road.  Explore Moshava with Director Alan Silverman and learn about summer 2015.  Receive a $50 family discount for attending!


Young Israel of Scarsdale Sisterhood Lecture.  Dr. Lisa Aiken will lecture on "The Shemoneh Esrai: How It Speaks To Us Today," on Monday, November 3 at 8:00pm at YIS, 1313 Weaver Street in the Greene Gallery.  The lecture is open to men as well as women.


Scarsdale Academy of Jewish Studies.  Young Israel of Scarsdale's Academy of Jewish Studies proudly presents "Introduction to the World of Ashkenazi Jewry - History Mini Series" a Tuesday evening lecture series by Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter. On Tuesday, November 4 at 8:00pm, Rabbi Schacter will lecture on "The Beginnings of Ashkenazi Jewry - Rabbi Gershom Me'or Hagolah."  The series is open to the community and free of charge.