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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YINR ANNUAL DINNER. Please join us at our 52nd Annual Dinner for what promises to be a great evening, honoring our Guests of Honor, Simone Rudoff Semer and Mark Semer, and Young Leadership Awardees, Michelle and Rafi Halpert. 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. Please note that the ad deadline for inclusion in the Scroll of Honor and Print Journal is Sunday, February 24, 2019.


RUACH.  Please join us on Wednesday, February 27 for “From the Serious to the Comedic” presented by Rabbi Evan Hoffman of Anshe Sholom Synagogue. The event begins with lunch at 12:30pm and the program starts at 1:15pm. Please click here for the February Ruach schedule.


WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR JEWISH STUDIES. Please join us on Wednesday, March 13 at 8:00pm for the next WIJS lecture. Dr. Gillian Steinberg, English Department Faculty, SAR High School, will speak on “Poets’ Use of Biblical Allusion.”


UPCOMING SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE. Ms. Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel will be our Scholar-in-Residence on Shabbat, March 1-2. Ms. Fraenkel is a Senior Scholar at NISHMAT, where she teaches on the Talmud and Jewish Law Faculties. She was propelled to international recognition under devastating circumstances, when her teenage son, Naftali, and fellow students, Eyal Yifrah and Gil-Ad Shaer, were kidnapped and murdered in June 2014.  Please click here for a schedule of her talks. 


Shabbat Parshat Ki Tisa

Candle Lighting: 5:19pm

 Mincha: 5:25pm


       Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

       Main Minyan: 9:00am

       8:30 Minyan: 8:30am

       Teen Minyan: 9:15am

Mincha: 5:00pm 

Shabbat Ends: 6:21pm