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 375 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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JJ’S HOLY COW FOOD TRUCK.  JJ’s Holy Cow Food Truck will be here on Tuesday, December 18 at 5:15pm to 7:30pm to help you break the fast!


RUACH.  Please join Ruach on Wednesday, December 19 for a screening of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” moderated by Baila Weiss. The program begins with a lunch at 12:30pm followed by the program at 1:15pm. Ruach will not meet on Wednesday, December 26.


RABBI FINK LECTURE SERIES. The next lecture in Rabbi Fink’s lecture series, “The History of Rabbinic Rivalries,” will take place Wednesday, December 19 at 8:00pm in the Beit Midrash. The topic will be “Rambam and the French Rabbis.”

ISRAEL BONDS EVENT @YINR.  YINR and Israel Bonds invite you to an evening with Sgt. Benjamin Anthony, Combat Veteran and Reservist, Israel Defense Forces, and Founder of ‘Our Soldiers Speak,’ on Saturday night, December 15 at 7:30pm at YINR.  .


WOMENS LEAGUE COOKING DEMONSTRATION.  Chanie Apfelbaum, creator of Busy in Brooklyn and author of Millennial Kosher, is presenting the Women’s League culinary demonstration and tasting on Thursday, December 20. Registration is full. Please email wlcookingdemo@yinr.org to put on a waiting list.


WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR JEWISH STUDIES. Please join us on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 8:00pm for the next WIJS lecture. Elisheva Levi, Torah lecturer at Yeshiva University’s Yom Rishon Program will speak on “The Tower, the Ziggurat, the Mountain and the Race to Reach the Sky (Migdal Bavel).”


Shabbat Parshat Vayigash

Candle Lighting: 4:09pm

 Mincha: 4:15pm


       Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

       8:30 Minyan: 8:15am

       Main Minyan: 9:00am

Mincha: 4:00pm 

Shabbat Ends: 5:14pm