Yomi: 6:55am & 3:00pm
Minyan: 8:45am (MP1)
Class (Rabbi Reuven Fink): 4:20pm
and Teen Learning Class (Rabbi Chaim Fink): 4:20pm
Maariv: (Mon-Thu): 9:00pm
& Thu: 6:20/7:00/7:30/8:00*am
Friday, Fast of Asarah B'Tevet:
Please join us for trial run of this
minyan in MP1
Please note time
8:00am: Minchat Chinuch - Rabbi Reuven Fink
8:00am: Talmud Class - Rabbi Abish Zelishovsky of Bais
Medrash Gavoha of Lakewood
1:30pm: Parshat Hashavua - Rabbi Reuven Fink
Evening: Limudei Kodesh Assistance for High School
Students By Appointment - Rabbi Chaim Fink
8:00pm: Jewish Philosophy Class - Rabbi Reuven Fink
7:15pm: Practical Applications of Hilchot Brachot -
Rabbi Chaim Fink
8:30am: Women's Tehillim Group at the home of Anne
8:00pm: Talmud Ta'anit - Rabbi Reuven Fink
Daily Daf Yomi Shiurim
Mon: 5:30am & 8:00pm
Tue: 5:40am & 8:00pm
Wed: 5:40am & 8:00pm
Thu: 5:30am & after 9:00pm Maariv
Shabbat: 6:55am and 1 hour before Mincha
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
better serve guests and
know of new families who
are visiting the
Croog, Noelle Albanese-Levin, Cheryl Malina, Mickey Nyer
and Randi Shane.
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:
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.
- 10:30am: Babysitting (MP3/4)
- 10:30am: Junior Cong (MP2) for 1st-4th Grade
- End of Shul: GROUPS in various locations (see below)
- MP 3/4
- MP 2
Girls - MP 6
Girls - MP 5
Girls - MP 1 (side close to door)
Boys - MP 1 (far side)
Boys - Social Hall
Boys - MP 7
Groups - Conference Room
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Mazal Tov to Rebecca and Avrami Abelow on the birth of
a grandson, born to their children Naava and Yehuda Abelow.
The bris will take place on Tuesday morning, December 10th,
following the 6:30am minyan at the Riverdale Jewish Center.
Mazal Tov to Debbie and Sam Newborn on the engagement
of their son, Akiva, to Alissa Thomas of Los Angeles.
Mazal Tov to Sandra and Uri Weinstein on the Bat
Mitzvah of their daughter, Olivia. Mazal Tov to Olivia's
grandparents, Eliane and Dr. Stanley Schoenbach and Paula and
Moishe Weinstein and sisters, Sylvie and Jordana.
To send a tribute card from YINR in honor of these
smachot, or any other reason, please click here.
Thank you to Sharon and George Sokolowski for
sponsoring this week's Tomchei Shabbos in commemoration of the
yahrzeit of George's father, Saul Sokolowski.
We are delighted to welcome to our community Michelle
and Justin Goldberg who will be moving in on Overlook Road with
their son, Jack Samuel (1 month).
Parent and Teen Learning This Shabbat. YINR is excited to announce a new monthly
parent and teen learning opportunity with Rabbi Chaim Fink,
beginning this Shabbat between Mincha and Maariv. This week's
topic is "Bullying: The Power of Words." Learning of
source material in pairs will be followed by discussion of sources
led by Rav Chaim. Program will take place in MP1 immediately
Driveway and Garage. Please be aware that on Sunday morning the garage
exit door was dislodged from its tracks and dented. We were
fortunately able to repair the door; however, in the future please
be certain to exit the garage carefully and wait for the door to be
fully opened before exiting. In addition, with the
possibility of inclement weather in the near future, please
remember to drive slowly and carefully on the shul driveway.
In particular, please be careful when approaching and driving
on the ramp leading into the garage and when exiting.
Thanksgiving Meals for New Rochelle Police and
Firefighters. Thank you to everyone
who made this year's 'Operation Turkey' a wonderful
success. Through the community's generosity we were able
to deliver traditional Thanksgiving meals to over 80 firefighters
and police officers who were working on Thanksgiving instead of
spending the holiday with their families. Thank you to Rafi
Halpert for organizing the project and to Michael Turek for being
our liaison to the fire and police departments. We thank our
sponsors: Rebecca and Avrami Abelow, Blimi and Benjy Berger, Diane
and Noah Berkowitz, Eve and Andrew Berman, Rosalyn and Mitchell
Bierman, Devorah and Melvyn Bleiberg, Ali and Daniel Bloom, Sherry
and Aaron Eidelman, Sasha and Andrew Fox, Leona and Walter
Friedrichs, Rene and Gary Goldberg, Evelyn Jakabovics, Alyse and
Mark Lefkowitz, Stephanie and Shachar Minkove, Irena and Dimitri
Offengenden, Michal and Ari Paley, Miriam and Ira Parness, Nina and
Mark Roisman, Rita and Martin Schiller, Karen and Rabbi Sheldon
Schwartz, Atara Miller and Benjamin Shiller, Katherine and Raphael Sidelsky,
Mahla and Hilton Soniker, Shlomit and Arnon Storfer, Julie and
Nathan Thomas, Ellen and Stanley Wasserman and Lauryn and Kenneth
Weiser. Thank you to Shira and Andrew Wurzburger for donating
all the soda. We are especially grateful to the following
individuals for baking desserts -- Debbie Cohen, Jenny and Samantha
Horowitz, Hadas and Leora Krasner, Noelle and Lucy Levin, Irena
Offengenden, Jill Schanzer, Reva and Nili Slasky, Vicky and Fanny
Turek and Laurie Wolff. We also thank the packers --Talia
David, Daniella Glass, Millie Helft, Samantha Horowitz, Hadas and
Leora Krasner, Yonina Semer, Nili Slasky and Fanny Turek.
Mikvah of New Rochelle. The Mikvah of New Rochelle is pleased to begin
its sixth year of annual membership enrollment (December 1,
2013 through November 30, 2014). Fees are as follows: Membership
$275, Non-Members $25 per use. Membership forms are available
at the Mikvah and in the shul office. Please contact Diane Lent if you have any questions. To pay
online please click here and under other
Mikvah Breakfast. The Mikvah of New Rochelle's 5th Annual
Breakfast will take place on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at
10:00am at YINR. Guest speaker will be Charlie Harary,
Esq. Details to follow.
Shul Directory Update. We are in the process of updating the YINR
directory. If there are any changes in your home address,
email address or phone numbers, please email those changes to Daphne Rawson. In addition, we are selling advertising
to support publication of the directory. If you or your
business are interested in advertising - or you know of another
business that might be interested - please click here
to access an ad blank and submit the completed form to Daphne Rawson. The deadline for updating your
contact information and submitting ads is December 20th.
Shul Directory Photos. In response to many requests, the new directory
will include photos of members. We will only be able to
publish photos of adult members. If you would like your photo to be
in the directory, you can submit your own photo to email@example.com. Photos should be
sent with your family name listed in the subject line. One
photo should be submitted for each family. For best results, photos
should be a clear image. The deadline has been extended for
taking or submitting photographs to December 20th.
Donate Gifts of Securities. With year-end approaching, now is a great time
to consider gifting appreciated securities to YINR. The
donated securities need to have been held by the donor for more
than one year prior to the date of donation. For additional
information, please contact Barbara Bolshon or 914-636-2215 x 302.
Shul Coat Room. All coats in the back left corner of the coat room
will be donated to a charity at the end of December.
next Ruach program will take place on Wednesday, December
11th: "Law and Order: The Rodney King Case, Part 2,"
moderated by Aytan Adler. You be the judge to decide a
real life court case! A light lunch will be served at
12:30pm, followed by the program at 1:15pm. Please RSVP to Vera Koppel by Tuesday, December 10th if you plan to
attend. We thank Martin Schiller for his generous donation in
memory of Rita's mother Bessie Gulker.
If you would
like to sponsor Ruach in honor or in memory of someone, please
contact Vera Koppel.
Bronx Jewish Community Council Food Drive. Ruach is sponsoring a food drive for the
Bronx Jewish Community Council from December 4th until December
12th. Please leave your canned goods, pastas, paper goods,
soap and detergent in the boxes in the coat room.
Save the Date. YINR
and Yeshiva University proudly announce that Rabbi Lord Jonathan
Sacks, Kressel and Ephrat Family University Professor of Jewish
Thought at Yeshiva University, will spend Shabbat with the YINR
community on Shabbat Mishpatim, January 24-25, 2014. Full
details about the Shabbat program to follow.
Over 200 people celebrated the first night of Chanukah
together at Women's League's 1st annual Chanukah Party! A
wonderful time was had by all, thanks to our incredible committee --
Judy Berger, Rachel Berger and Diane Lent. As always, we'd
like to thank Jonah Sarasohn for his help in setting up the party's
online registration page. Thank you to all the volunteers who
helped out in various ways at the event, and thank you, as always,
to Barbara Bolshon, Rhetta Kaplan and Mire and Anton Tuci and
family for their constant help and support. Finally, thank
you to our generous sponsors, Rosalyn and Mitchell Bierman, Laurie
and David Kalman, Joyce and Stanley Raskas, Haina Just-Michael and
Bernie Michael and Stephanie and Shachar Minkove.
Next Friday night - TEEN ONEG! All 9th - 12th graders are invited to join us at our
first teen oneg of the year next Friday night, December 13th.
Join us for food, friends, chilling, and Torah! Location and
Next Saturday night - V'Shinantam L'vanecha! Our awesome parent/child learning program will
be back next Motzei Shabbat at 6:00pm in Beit Midrash! Join
in on our awesome atmosphere where parent and children of all ages
can learn their own materials, or review materials provided,
followed by a raffle and pizza! If you are interested in
sponsoring this program, please email us at YINRYouth@gmail.com
Check out Teen Minyan Central HERE to
see what's happening in Teen Minyan.
8th International Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance
(JOFA) Conference. The conference
will be held on December 7th-8th at John Jay College in NYC.
There will be lectures, workshops, films, music and poetry
performances, and networking opportunities, with special tracks for
teens and educators. Click here to see
the full schedule. Register or
call 212-679-8500. Men and women of all ages
UJA Gift of Chanukah Celebration. Sunday, December 8th, 2:00pm to 3:30pm,
UJA-Federation's Tov B'Yachad "Gift of Chanukah" at
Kittay House, 2550 Webb Avenue, Bronx. Share in a fun
afternoon of games and crafts and bring the joy of Chanukah to the
residents of Kittay, an independent senior living facility run by
Jewish Home Lifecare, a UJA-Federation beneficiary agency.
RSVP to Susan Scharf Glick or
call at 914-761-5100 ext 120.
Israel Action Committee Event. The Five Synagogues of White Plains Israel
Action Committee and Westchester Jewish Council present "The
Challenges of Israel and American Jewry Today" on Tuesday,
December 10th at 7:30pm at Temple Israel Center of White
Plains, 280 Old Mamaroneck Road. The event will feature a
conversation with Malcolm Hoenlein.
UJA Tov B'Yachad Event. UJA-Federation Tov B'Yachad invites you to
"Powering Your Diet with Ancient Grains," on Thursday,
December 12th at 9:30am at the home of Sherry Schlangel, 230 Stuart
Drive, New Rochelle. Nutritionist Toby (Oksman) Amidor will
speak about the health benefits of adding ancient grains like farro
to our diet. Light breakfast will be served. Please bring a
can of tuna for the food pantry at Bronx Jewish Community Council.
No charge. RSVP to Susan
Scharf Glick or call 914-761-5100 ext 120.
Super Sunday Phone-a-Thon. Volunteers
are needed to work the phones for UJA's Super Sunday Phone-a-Thon
on Sunday, December 15th. For more information on how
you can volunteer, please contact Arthur Jacobs.
Anniversary Dinner. The 66th Anniversary
Dinner for Westchester Day School will take place on Saturday,
January 11th. Vicky and Michael Turek will receive the Keter Shem
Tov Award. Please visit www.westchesterday.org/dinner to make your reservation and contribution.
of Westchester Hadassah Chapter. The Young
Women of Westchester chapter of Hadassah (YWWH) is a group of women
in the thirties and forties who come together to form friendships
while learning new things and volunteering to meet the needs of
those in our community. The chapter provides multiple
opportunities for women to grow emotionally and spiritually, and
make an impact both in our communities and Israel. Some of
our chapter's upcoming events include Creative Cooking, Strategies
to Stop Emotional Eating, Kashrut in Our Homes, Chocolate Fondue
Night, Yoga Night and more. For further information about
YWWH, or to be added to our email list so that we can keep you
posted on upcoming events, please email Vera Kessler or call 914-473-9645,