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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RUACH.  The next Ruach meeting will be on Wednesday, April 25. Dr. Moshe Avital will present an “The Arab Siege of Jerusalem in 1947 – 1948.” Lunch will be at 12:30pm and the program will begin at 1:15pm. 


RABBI FINK LECTURE SERIES.  Rabbi Fink will teach a new three-part series, “Zionism and Israel” on Wednesday nights, April 25, May 2 and May 9. The first lecture, on Wednesday, April 25 at 8:00pm is entitled “History of Israel from the Biblical Period until the Middle Ages.”


RABBI AXELROD MITZVOT BEIN ADAM LICHAVEIRO LECTURE SERIES. Rabbi Axelrod’s second lecture in the three part series on Mitzvot Bein Adam Lichaveiro – inter-personal issues in Halacha –  will be on Tuesday, May 1 at 8:05pm.



WIJS LECTURE.   The next WIJS lecture will take place on Tuesday. April 24 at 8:00pm. Dr. Elisheva Baumgarten, Associate Professor of Medieval Jewish History at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will speak on the topic “The Transformation of Biblical Women: Medieval Jews reread the Bible.”  Please see the complete 2017 – 2018 WIJS Schedule. Men and women are welcome.


DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS. YINR will host a defensive driving class on 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.


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