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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RABBI AXELROD LECTURE SERIES. Rabbi Axelrod’s second lecture “Understanding the Severity of Embarrassing Others” in the three part series on Mitzvot Bein Adam Lichaveiro – inter-personal issues in Halacha –  will take place Tuesday, May 1 at 8:05pm.  


RUACH.  The next Ruach meeting will take place Wednesday, May 2 for “New Rochelle Civic Day” presented by Thomas Geoffino, Director of the NR Public Library, and Arleen Zuckerman of New Rochelle Cares. Learn how these two vital organizations enrich our lives and assist people in needLunch will be at 12:30pm and the program will begin at 1:15pm. 


RABBI FINK LECTURE SERIES.  Rabbi Fink’s second lecture in the three-part series, “Zionism and the State of Israel” will take place Wednesday, May 2 at 8:10pm. The lecture will cover Religious Zionism in the 18th Century, the 19th Century Chovevei Zion movement of Eastern Europe and Theodore Herzl and the Rise of Secular Zionism.”



DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS. YINR will host a defensive driving class this Sunday, April 29 at 10:00am in MP2. To reserve your space, please email the office or call 914-636-2215. The cost is $65 and you pay at the class.


SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE. On Shabbat Behar-Bechukotai, May 11-12, Rabbi Dr. Gil Perl will be our Scholar-in-Residence. Please click here for the complete schedule of his lectures.


WIJS LECTURE.   The next WIJS lecture will take place Tuesday. May 15 at 8:15pm. Raizi Checkik, Head of School, Manhattan Day School, will speak on the topic “Floating Letters: The Widow Romm and The Printing Press of Vilna.”  Men and women are welcome.     


Shabbat Parshat Acharei-Mot/Keshodim

Candle Lighting: 7:30pm
 Mincha: 7:00/7:45pm


Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

8:30 Minyan: 8:30am

Main Minyan: 9:00am

Teen Minyan: 9:15am

Mincha: 7:10pm 

Shabbat Ends: 8:34pm