YINR Shabbat Chol Hamoed 

Pesach Newsletter

Chag Kasher V'Sameach


         19 Nissan 5774                                                                               April 18-19, 2014


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Shabbat Times

Candle Lighting: 7:20pm

Mincha: 7:00pm

Daf Yomi: 6:55am & 6:30pm

Hashkama: 7:45am

Teen Minyan: 8:30am (MP1)

Main Minyan: 9:00am

Mincha: 7:20pm

Shiur: 7:40pm (Rabbi Reuven Fink) 

Shabbat Ends: 8:23pm



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

Candle Lighting: 7:23pm

Mincha/Maariv: 7:35pm


Monday and Tuesday, Pesach VII and VIII

Please click the following link for the davening times:

Pesach 5774 Schedule


Daily Davening Times


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

Mincha/Maariv: 7:30pm

Late Maariv: 9:00pm



Shacharit: 6:20/7:00/7:30/8:00am

Mincha/Maariv: 7:30pm  

Late Maariv: 9:00pm 


Schedule of Classes


8:00am: Minchat Chinuch - Rabbi Reuven Fink 


8:00am: Talmud Class - Rabbi Abish Zelishovsky of Bais Medrash Gavoha of Lakewood



8:00pm: Practical Applications of Hilchot Brachot - Rabbi Chaim Fink



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

8:00pm: Talmud Ta'anit - Rabbi Reuven Fink


Daily Daf Yomi Shiurim

Sun: 6:40am

Mon: 6:40pm

Tue: 6:25pm

Wed: 5:40am & 8:10pm 

Thu: 5:30am & after 9:00pm Maariv

Fri: 5:40am

Shabbat: 6:30pm (4/19)


Calendar Links

April 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

Tamar Croog, Noelle Albanese-Levin, Cheryl Malina, Mickey Nyer and Randi Shane.


Taharat Hamishpacha Guidance

Mrs. Shaindel Fink is available to advise women and answer questions regarding taharat hamishpacha (family purity) with the guidance of Rabbi Reuven Fink.  She is certified as a teacher in Jewish Marital Education and welcomes calls or texts on her mobile phone: 914-265-0065.


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

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


Nursery - MP 3/4

Kindergarten - MP 2

1/2 Girls - SOCIAL HALL

3/4 Girls - MP 5-6

5/6 Girls - MP 1

1/2 Boys - MP 1

3/4 Boys - SOCIAL HALL

5/6 Boys - MP 7 

Parsha Groups - Conference Room


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Mazel Tov

The bris for Mahla and Hilton Soniker's grandson will take place on Sunday, April 20th after the 8:00am minyan at Congregation Anshei Shalom, 472 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, NY. Mazal Tov.


To send a tribute card from YINR in honor of this simcha, please click here.


Tomchei Shabbos

Thank you to the following families for sponsoring this week's Tomchei Shabbos: 

Mattice and Marc Aaronson to commemorate the yahrzeit of Marc's mother, Shirlee Aaronson

Judy and Bob Friedman and family to commemorate the yahrzeit of Judy's mother, Grace Rosenzweig



Pesach Yizkor Appeal.  This year's Pesach Yizkor appeal will benefit the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.  Please contact the office if you are away and would like to contribute.


Men's Mikvah Hours.  The mikvah will be open for men's use on Sunday, April 20th from 8:00am until 9:30am. Please bring a towel. Suggested donation is $15.


If you mistakenly took an Eddie Bauer men's black raincoat size large with a hood, please call Ira Perlman at 773-569-0054.  A similar coat in a different size was left in the coat room.



Post-Pesach Food Drive.  Young Israel of New Rochelle and UJA-Federation of Westchester's Tov B'Yachad are co-sponsoring a post-Pesach food drive from April 24th through May 1st to benefit the food pantry at Bronx Jewish Community Council. Please bring your leftover unopened Pesach groceries and everyday non-perishable foods to the shul coat room.  For more information, contact Jill Goldfein. 


Communal Yom HaShoah Commemoration.  This year's annual Yom Hashoah Program will take place on Sunday, April 27th at 7:30pm at Young Israel of New Rochelle.  Our keynote speakers will be Holocaust survivors and twin brothers Dr. Bernard Schanzer and Mr. Henry Schanzer, who were hidden and saved by two Righteous Gentiles in France, while their family perished. Please make every effort to attend this meaningful program.  


THE NORPAC Annual Mission to Washington together with Ruach.  Registration will close soon for participants in this year's NORPAC Mission to Washington, Wednesday, April 30th. Participants in small groups meet with members of Congress from many parts of the country to personally advocate on behalf of the US-Israel relationship.  We are proud to have a record-setting New Rochelle bus contingent and we are on track to have the highest registration of communities our size!  A bus departing from and returning to YINR is included.  Meals and snacks will be provided. On-line registration and additional details are available at www.norpac.net or by contacting Judy and Marc Berger


If you would like to sponsor Ruach in honor or in memory of someone, please contact Vera Koppel.   


Liberation Kiddush.  On Shabbat, May 3rd, our shul will once again commemorate the liberation of many of our parents and relatives from the horrors of the Shoah.  We will host a Kiddush Hoda'a in their honor and in gratitude to Hashem.  We will hear from Mrs. Marianna Goldner who will publically share her family's story of survival for the first time.  Anyone interested in sponsoring the kiddush should contact the shul office.  The cost is $100 to sponsor. 


Chai Lifeline Shabbaton.  The teen women and girls of Chai Lifeline and their counselors will be joining us this year for the Shabbat of May 10th - 11th. The program will include Friday night dinner and Shabbat lunch with Chai Lifeline, as well as a unique women's Seudat Shlishit program. Rabbi Simcha Scholar, head of Chai Lifeline, will give the drasha in the main minyan. There are many sponsorship opportunities.  Please click here for the sponsorship form. There are also volunteer opportunities for YINR teen and college aged girls - if interested, please e-mail Marcella Berman or Bonnie Leventhal.  


Women's League

Thanks once again to Shira Hammerman for successfully organizing this year's Pre-Pesach Shabbat meals which were a great help to so many!



Check out Teen Minyan Central HERE to see what's happening in Teen Minyan.