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.  Ruach wishes everyone a Chag Kasher v’Sameach. The next Ruach program will be Wednesday, May 1. Details to follow.



PESACH PRE-MINCHA SHIURIM.  Rabbi Yehuda Halpert will speak at a Pre-Mincha Shiur on the First Day of Pesach, Shabbat, April 20 at 6:35pm. Rabbi Josh Grajower will speak on the Second Day of Pesach, Sunday, April 21 at 6:45pm. Rabbi Etan Epstein will speak on Acharon Shel Pesach, Shabbat, April 27 at 6:30pm.


YOM HASHOAH MEMORIAL PROGRAM. The annual Yom Hashoah Memorial Program will take place at Hebrew Institute of White Plains on Wednesday evening, May 1. Mincha will be at 7:15pm followed by the program at 7:30pm


LIBERATION SHABBAT. On Shabbat, May 11, YINR will host our annual Liberation Shabbat, commemorating the liberation of survivors from the concentration camps and other horrors of the Shoah. Dr. Samuel Heilman will be our guest speaker. After the Main Minyan we will partake in a Kiddush Hoda’ah in honor of all those who survived, including several of our members and many of our members’ parents and other relatives. Please contact the shul office if you wish to participate in sponsoring the Kiddush (for a suggested amount of $100) and submit payment by check or online.


WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR JEWISH STUDIES. Please join us on Tuesday, May 14 at 8:15pm for the next WIJS lecture. Shuli Taubes, Judaic Studies Department Faculty, SAR High School, will speak on “I Firmly Believe in the Coming of the Messiahs: Who is the Messiah Son of Joseph.”


WOMEN’S LEAGUE BOOK PARTY.  Please join YINR’s Women’s League on Wednesday, May 15 at 8:00pm for a book party at the home of Lauryn Weiser.  Lea Geller will discuss her new book, Trophy Life.


SAVE THE DATE.  The YINR Women’s League Annual Dinner honoring Sasha Fox will be on Sunday, May 19. Details to follow.


Erev Pesach

Candle Lighting: 7:20pm

 Mincha: 7:30pm


       Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

       Main Minyan: 9:00am

       Teen Minyan: 9:30am

Mincha: 6:30pm 

Candle Lighting: After 8:24pm