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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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Shabbat Vaeira 28 Tevet 5780 | January 24-25, 2020

Shabbat Mevarchim

Candle Lighting: 4:44pm

 Mincha: 4:50pm


Shacharit 

       Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

       Main Minyan: 9:00am

       Teen Minyan (SH): 9:15am

Mincha: 4:25pm

Shabbat Ends: 5:47pm

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Dr. Moshe Avital in “Auschwitz Untold.”  Sunday, January 26 at 9:00pm. Dr. Moshe Avital will be one of several survivors who will reflect on his experiences during the Holocaust in the documentary “Auschwitz Untold,” commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. This will be aired on the History Channel (Optimum, channel  173; Fios, channel 128 or 628HD; Spectrum, channel 45).

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Ruach. Ruach will meet this Wednesday, January 29, for a presentation by Yisroel Friedman, entitled, “Old Rochelle. How Forgetting Helps Memory, Creates Meaning and Makes History.” Enjoy listening to an inspiring presentation from the master of our 929 Learning Program.

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929 Jeremiah Intro Shiur.  There will be a special lecture to kick off the 929 group’s study of Sefer Yirmiyahu (Jeremiah).  On Wednesday, January 29th at 8pm, Dr. Tammy Jacobowitz will give a shiur introducing and providing an overview for the book. Dr. Jacobowitz is the chair of the Tanach department at SAR High School, and spearheads SAR’s innovative adult education program, Makom B’Siach.  She has a PhD in Midrash and a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania, and has served as a Wexner fellow.  
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The YINR cholent competition is back! Calling all YINR cholent aficionados! Sign up for the Friday night, January 31, competition. Please contact Shai Barnea or Shamir Seidman to enter and for more details.
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Next Bnei Akiva snif is February 1 @YINR, from 4:35pm (mincha time) until Shabbat ends.  All 2nd – 6th graders are invited to join!  Stay tuned for details. 
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Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies (WIJS). The next WIJS lecture will take place Tuesday, February 4. Lisa Schlaff, Director of Judaic Studies, SAR High School, will present, “The Broken Heifer: Communal Responsibility in an Age of Individuality.”
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Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb, Ra”m at Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) and the rabbi of Kehillat Ha’ela in Ganei Ha’ela in Israel, will be at YINR over Shabbat Parshat Beshalach, February 7-8. Please click  here  for the flyer and schedule.  
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Annual Mikvah of NR Fundraiser. Motzaei Shabbat, February 29. The YINR Women’s League together with the YINR Men’s Club proudly present the 11th Annual Mikvah of New Rochelle Fundraiser,
“From The Shuk To Our Shul.” Enjoy Israel’s fine wines and shuk style delicacies and be amazed by renowned mentalist and magician, Asi Wind. Click here to register!
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YINR Annual Dinner. Save the date! Please join us at our 53rd Annual Dinner, Sunday, March 15, 2020, for what promises to be a great evening, honoring Rachel and Gary Berger, Guests of Honor, and Yvette Finkelstein, Community Service Awardee. Details to follow.
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Shabbat ID Cards. There are still a few free Shabbat ID Cards available. Thanks to a generous sponsor, YINR is now offering FREE Shabbat ID Cards to the first 60 members who apply.
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Bikur Cholim Committee. Our Bikur Cholim Committee supports members who may want visitors while in a hospital or rehab facility and provides additional support services to members once they return home. If you would like 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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Mikvah of New Rochelle. The Mikvah of New Rochelle is pleased to begin its twelfth year of annual membership enrollment (December 1, 2019 through November 30, 2020). Online credit card payment is available. There is also an opportunity to give a gift of “chanukah gelt” to our mikvah attendants. Please click here for the membership form. For questions email mikvahofnewrochelle@gmail.com.
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Mikvah of New Rochelle. The Mikvah of New Rochelle will now be accepting payments by Venmo!  You can submit your membership payment or usage fee to @MikvahofNewRochelle (cell phone number is 914-770-0559).   Online credit card payment for membership is still available. Please click here for the membership form and payment options. Questions? Email mikvahofnewrochelle@gmail.com.  
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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. Click on this link to join:
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Host the WTA B’not Sherut for Shabbat! Noya Avrahami and Shirly Seban are thrilled to be a part of Westchester Torah Academy and the greater New Rochelle community. If you would like to host them for a Shabbat lunch or dinner, please visit: http://www.westchesterta.org/host.
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Shabbat ID Cards. There are still a few free Shabbat ID Cards available. Please click here ​​​​​​​ to complete the form and place your order. After the first 60 orders, cards will cost $8.60 each.
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Missing Gemaras. There are several Maseches Brachos gemaras missing.  If you have one of the shul’s gemaras, please return it to the office.
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Reflective Gear. For your own safety, please be sure to wear reflective gear when walking at night.