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 us on Wednesday, November 29 for a screening of “The Wedding Plan” moderated by Baila Weiss. Lunch will be at 12:30pm and the program will begin at 1:15pm. Please click here for the Ruach November calendar of events.


WIJS LECTURE.   Dr. Yisca Zimran, Faculty Member, Biblical Studies at Bar-Ilan University, will lecture on “Why Not Saul?,” Understanding the Nature and Source of Kingship on Tuesday, December 5 at 8:00pm. Please click here for the complete 2017 – 2018 WIJS Schedule. Men and women are welcome.

THE POSITIVE MIZVOT OF SHABBAT. Rabbi Axelrod will teach a four-part series on “The Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat” on Tuesdays at 8:00pm. The third class, “Physical Enjoyment: Seudot Shabbat and Oneg Shabbat” will be on Tuesday, November 21.


THANKSGIVING MEALS FOR NEW ROCHELLE’S FINEST AND BRAVEST. Once again, we will be delivering catered meals to New Rochelle’s Finest and Bravest on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23. Each meal costs $26 and an entire station can be fed for $250. We ask that members of the community participate in this project by sponsoring meals and/or helping deliver them on Thanksgiving. We will be meeting at 11:00am on Thanksgiving in front of the old shul (1228 North Avenue) to distribute packages and head out for deliveries. Checks can be made out to YINR with “Thanksgiving” indicated on the memo line or click here for online payment. Please contact Rafi Halpert or Harold Rosengarten  to indicate if you will sponsor one or more meals and/or help deliver. If you are interested in delivering meals, please respond prior to Tuesday, November 21.


DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS. YINR will host a defensive driving class on Sunday, December 10 at 10:00am. To reserve your space, please email the office or call 914-636-2215. The cost is $65 and you pay at the class.


Shabbat Parshat Vayetze

Candle Lighting: 4:13pm
 Mincha: 4:20pm


Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

Teen Minyan: 8:45am
Main Minyan: 9:00am

Mincha: 4:00pm
Shabbat Ends: 5:15pm