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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RUACH.  Please join Ruach on Wednesday, November 28 for a book talk and signing by Reyna Gentin, author of Unreasonable Doubts. The program begins with a lunch at 12:30pm followed by the program at 1:15pm. Please click here for the complete November Ruach schedule.


OHEL TOY DRIVE. YINR is conducting its annual collection for the Ohel Toy Drive until Monday, November 26. There is a box in the coat room for drop-off. Please do not wrap your gifts; we will wrap them for you! Participate in this big mitzvah and spread the light of Chanukah to those in need. 


SOFER @ YINR. There will be a Sofer at YINR on Sunday, December 2 from 8:00am to 1:00pm.


WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR JEWISH STUDIES. Please join us on Wednesday, December 12 at 8:00pm for the next WIJS lecture. Dr. Julie Goldstein, Founder and Director of Amudim, will speak on “Isaac’s Ashes: The Startling Representation of Children in Medieval Ashkenaz.”


ISRAEL BONDS EVENT @YINR.  YINR and Israel Bonds will co-host an evening featuring Sgt. Benjamin Anthony, Combat Veteran and Reservist, Israel Defense Forces, and Founder of ‘Our Soldiers Speak,’ Saturday night, December 15 at 7:30pm at YINR.  Invitation and details to follow.


SAVE THE DATE.  Chanie Apfelbaum, creator of Busy in Brooklyn and author of Millennial Kosher, is coming to New Rochelle for the Women’s League culinary demonstration and tasting on Thursday, December 20. Invitation and details to follow.


Shabbat Parshat Vayishlach

Candle Lighting: 4:12pm

 Mincha: 4:20pm


       Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

       Main Minyan: 9:00am

       Teen Minyan: 9:15am   

Mincha: 4:00pm 

Shabbat Ends: 5:15pm