A member of the National Council of Young Israel, YINR has grown dramatically in recent years and serves 380 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.
5781 / 2020 Rosh Hashanah
Friday 18, 2020 | 29 Elul
Candle Lighting: 6:40pm
Shabbat 19, 2020 | 1 Tishrei – Rosh Hashanah I
Candle Lighting: 7:38pm
Sunday 20, 2020 | 2 Tishrei – Rosh Hashanah II
Yom Tov Ends: 7:36pm
Monday 21, 2020 | 3 Tishrei – Tzom Gedaliah
Fast Begins: 5:29am
Fast Ends: 7:35pm
Ruach. Ruach will meet on Wednesday, September 23, at 1:00pm for a Zoom presentation by Tyi Marx and Sara Belasco, Librarians from the Center for Jewish History. They will discuss how to preserve your family photos and documents, through manageable, affordable steps. Click here for the flyer.
Men’s Club Event. Please join the Men’s Club for singing and divrei Torah on Friday night, September 25 at an outdoor location TBD. Social distancing and masks required.
Sale of Lulav and Etrog Sets. Watch your email for details on ordering and in-person selection of your lulav and etrog this year. In order to gauge interest for in-person shopping, please email the office if you are interested in this option.
Shofar Blowing for Homebound People. If you, or someone you know, will be unable to attend Rosh Hashanah services or an afternoon shofar blowing (details will be sent out separately for the afternoon shofar blowing times and locations), please contact Brad Scher (email@example.com) or the shul office to arrange for at home Tekiat Shofar.
Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies (WIJS). WIJS is thrilled to begin its new season on October 18 at 8:00pm, with a presentation by Dr. Erica Brown, Director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership and an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Pedagogy at The George Washington University. Click here for information on sponsoring this lecture or a future lecture.
College Program. The Social Hall is open to our member college-age men and women on a daily basis to attend Zoom/Online classes, engage in face-to-face Chavruta learning with other YINR members, similar to a library, Beit Midrash or other study area at any college campus. Tables are set up and the shul’s upgraded WiFi is available. If you have questions about the program or need additional setup, please contact the shul office . Please note that there will be a daily afternoon Mincha at 2:35pm in the Main Sanctuary, with signup required (click here to sign up), open to all YINR members.
YINR and Israel Bonds invite you to an extraordinary global experience: Tuesday evening, September 15 @8:00pm – Selichot from the Kotel, with greetings from Finance Minister Israel Katz and Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion. Register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh91bde6b5e6cbbf&oseq=&c=&ch=. Click here for the flyer.
Minyan Information. Reminder that sign up is required for all the minyanim, both indoor and outdoor. Please click here to sign up. If you are not able to use or access the sign-up link for any reason, or have any questions regarding minyanim, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the current minyan rules and guidelines.
Mail in ballots for November election. Absentee ballots can be ordered through the
Westchester County Board of Elections website:
Or, by calling (914) 995-5285 to request the ballot.
Anyone concerned about contracting COVID-19 can vote by absentee ballot, by putting
“temporary illness or disability” as the reason.
Kaylim Mikvah update. The Kaylim Mikvah is now open by appointment only during office hours. Please email Amy Stein at email@example.com or call 914-636-2215×302 to schedule an appointment.
Looking for Youth Leaders! Hannah and Ben are setting up short interviews for high
school students who are interested in becoming youth leaders. Please click here to schedule
an interview even if you have been a leader in the past
New Rochelle Torah Center. The Kollel has reopened in the Shul Social Hall. Sunday-Thursday 8:30-10:00 PM. Individual Chavrusas available. New Exciting Program!-Monday and Wednesday Night Seder for High School Boys followed by Shiur in Maseches Makkos given by Rav Etan Epstein. Social distancing and masks required.
New Rochelle Art Association presents Common Sense Revisited – An Actual Art
Exhibit. September 2-12; 2pm – 6pm. Featuring local artists, including YINR member Fred
Spinowitz. Click here for the flyer.
Rav Abish. Join us every Sunday morning at 8:30am for an interactive Gemara shiur with Rav Abish in Andres Nivasch’s backyard – 73 Argyll Ave. For more information please contact Andres at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OU Kosher Alerts and Advisories. Click here to read the latest information released by the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division.
Shiurim , Meetings & Events Recordings. If you missed any of our Shiurim, Meetings or Events, the recordings can accessed by clicking here.
DAF YOMI. If you would like to join the daily Daf Yomi group, please email Chaim Jaroslawicz