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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YINR ANNUAL DINNER. YINR’s 51st Annual Dinner will take place on Sunday, March 11 at YINR. Join us for a great evening, honoring our Guests of Honor, Dina and Marc Sterman, and Young Leadership Awardees, Mickey and Doni Nyer. Ads and reservations can be submitted through our journal website or by downloading an ad blank and sending it to the office with your payment.


RUACH.  Please join Ruach on Wednesday, February 21 for “The 75th Anniversary of the USO,” a talk by Joan Ashner. Lunch will be at 12:30pm and the program will begin at 1:15pm. For the complete schedule of February Ruach programs, please click here.


CHOLENT THROW DOWN. Do you have what it takes to be crowned the YINR Top Cholent Chef? Save the date – Friday evening, February 23 for one of YINR’s most enjoyable events, the Cholent Throwdown and Kugel Expo. To sign up to make cholent or kugel, or for more information, please contact Dan Lurie. Please join us for a great evening of food, drink, and more.


MTJ MELAVE MALKE. Rabbi Reuven Fink and YINR will be hosting the annual Melave Malke for Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem on Motzaei Shabbat, February 24 at 9:15pm.


WIJS LECTURE.   The next WIJS lecture will take place on Tuesday. March 6 at 8:00pm. Miriam Krupka, Chair of the Tanakh Department at Ramaz Upper School, will speak on the topic “The Linked Narratives of Ruth, Esther and Shir HaShirim.”  Please see the complete 2017 – 2018 WIJS Schedule. Men and women are welcome.


TAHARAT HAMISHPACHA. The final class in the series for women, “Taharat Hamishpacha: The Heart of the Jewish Marriage,” given by Rebbetzin Yael Axelrod and introduced by Rebbetzin Abby Fink will take place on Wednesday, February, 21 at 8:00pm: “Halachic Overview.” To personalize the class, please submit any anonymous questions here.


Shabbat Zachor

Parshat Tezaveh

Candle Lighting: 5:21pm
 Mincha: 5:30pm


Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

Teen Minyan: 8:45am

Main Minyan: 9:00am

Mincha: 5:00pm
Shabbat Ends: 6:21pm