The YINR 54th Annual Dinner
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 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.

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Achrei Mot-Kedoshim

April 23 – 24 2021 | 12 Iyyar 5781

Friday
Candle Lighting: 7:25pm

Mincha: 7:30pm

Saturday
Mincha: 7:20pm 
Shabbat ends: 8:29pm

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Terrace Expansion Project. Please contact the office for an in-person or virtual showing of the ongoing Terrace Expansion Project. 

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YINR ANNUAL DINNER. Click here to register and to place an ad for the 54th Annual Dinner and 2nd Virtual Gala, in celebration of our shul community and in recognition of Michael Raskas’s outstanding leadership. Dinner Reservation Deadline: Sunday, April 18 and Ad Deadline: Sunday, April 25. 

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Ruach will meet on Wednesday, April 21, for a Zoom presentation entitled “Making the Met — 1870–2020”, Presented by Elana Kaplan Museum Educator and Lecturer The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Join us as we explore the signature exhibition of the Met’s 150th anniversary year. This will be an immersive, thought-provoking journey through the history of one of the world’s preeminent cultural institutions with our favorite expert from the Met!. Click here​​​​​ for the April flyer. Want to rewatch a Ruach Zoom session? Click  here for all recordings of past Ruach sessions.  

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Judaism and Organ Donation.  YINR is co-sponsoring this community-wide virtual symposium, Organ Donation and Judaism: Issues and Answers, on Tuesday, April 27 at 7:30pm. This event is free, but registration is required. Click here  for more information. 

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Minyan Information. Click here for the current rules and guidelines for ALL minyanim. Reminder that sign up is required for all the Shabbat and Yom Tov 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 gabbai@yinr.org

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Annual Membership Enrollment. The Mikvah of New Rochelle  is in its thirteenth year of annual membership enrollment (December 1, 2020 through November 30, 2021). We need your support! Payment by Venmo (@mikvahofnewrochelle) is available as well as payment by check. Please click here  for the membership form and for membership fees. Email mikvahofnewrochelle@gmail.com with questions.        

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The  Mikvah of New Rochelle is open by ADVANCE appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please text 914-646-4578. Please click  here  for the most up-to-date information on the Mikvah. 

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Kaylim Mikvah update. Please note that the Kaylim Mikvah is open ONLY during office hours 8:00am – 5:30pm. No appointments are necessary.  

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Women’s League Vaccine Committee. The Women’s League Vaccine Committee has compiled a Vaccine Resource Guide to help our members navigate the vaccine sign-up process. Please see the  vaccine guide , which will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.
If you have utilized the guide and are still having trouble navigating this process, please fill out the attached  Google Form ​​​​​​​ and one of our volunteers will contact you to help guide you through this process.

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7th and 8th Grade Boys – Learn to be a Ba’al Tefilah. Rabbi Axelrod will run sessions (in person and Zoom) to teach them how to lead Shabbat davening services, including Nusach, tunes, halachot, pronunciation etc. Please contact Rabbi Axelrod (caxelrod@yinr.org) if your sons are interested.  

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Dates. Please email or call the office to reserve your Bar or Bat Mitzvah date that falls within the next two years. To reserve a room for a private daytime or evening party, please fill out the simcha registration form and return it to the office.  

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Upcoming Smachot. Please email or call the office at 914-636-2215 x302 to let us know the dates of your upcoming smachot so we can put them on the YINR calendar. 

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New Rochelle Torah Center. The Kollel meets in the Shul Social Hall every Sunday-Thursday, 8:30-10:00 PM. The Girls Mishmar Program of the NRTC meets once a month, and is open to women of all ages. Please email Rav Etan Epstein for more information. 
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UJA Westchester Annual Celebration. On Thursday, April 29 at 7:00pm, Karen and Joseph Rafalowicz will be honored at the UJA Westchester Annual Celebration. Enjoy a performance by some of Broadway’s most dynamic performers. Click here for more information and registration. 

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New York Blood Center will be holding another blood drive at TIC (Temple Israel Center) on May 2 from 8am to 12:30pm. People age seventeen and above who weigh at least 110 pounds are eligible to donate. Click here to register. 

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NORPAC’s Mission to DC 21 will be held virtually from May 3 through May 6. During this time, there will be the usual advocating and educating Congress about re-authorizing  security aid, preventing BDS, Iran threats and other issues. For more info, contact Judy and Marc Berger​​​​​​​.

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Camp Shemesh @ Stein Yeshiva is hiring!!! Looking for head counselors, junior counselors, and a lifeguard. Please email campshemesh@steinyeshiva.org for more information.

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Public Service Announcement from the New Rochelle Police Department

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OU Kosher Alerts and Advisories. Click here to read the latest information released by the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division.

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Shiurim , Meetings & Events Recordings. If you missed any of our Shiurim, Meetings or Events, the recordings can accessed by clicking here.

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DAF YOMI. If you would like to join the daily Daf Yomi group, please email Chaim Jaroslawicz

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Help Available. If you would like any kind of assistance (shopping, needing a ride, wanting to talk to someone, or anything else), please click here and fill out this simple form.
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Hotline Numbers. NYS DOH: 833-626-7662 and 855-626-7662.
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Cholim List.  Click here to view the list of cholim for our tefillot.
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Bikur Cholim Committee. To volunteer your time as a visitor or driver
or if you know someone who may benefit from Bikur Cholim support please reach out to Co-Chairs Ruth Levy and Janet Waller at bikurcholim@yinr.org.
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YINR on Facebook. Check out our revived Facebook page – Young Israel of New Rochelle – for latest news and photos.
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Join the YINR Minyan WhatsApp group. Be alerted to minyan time and location changes and shiva minyanim. To join, please contact Harold Rosengarten. 
 
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Reflective Gear. For your own safety, please be sure to wear reflective gear when walking at night. 
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Stock Payments. Please consider gifting appreciated securities to YINR as payment for outstanding balances or as a new contribution.  Donating shares of stock or mutual funds that have appreciated in value since their purchase affords you a charitable income tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the securities at the time of donation and avoids the capital gains tax that would be incurred on a sale of these securities. Please contact the office when you are donating stock to identify yourself, the stock listing symbol, and the estimated value. Any questions, please click here to contact the office. 
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