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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 Yitro 20 Shevat 5780 | February 14 – February 15, 2020

Candle Lighting: 5:10pm

 Mincha: 5:15pm


Shacharit 

       Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

       8:30 Minyan: 8:30am

       Main Minyan: 9:00am

       Teen Minyan (SH): 9:15am

Mincha: 4:50pm

Shabbat Ends: 6:11pm

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Ruach will meet this Wednesday, February 19, for a program entitled, “Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power. The Life & Times of Helena Rubinstein.” Sheryl Intrator Urman, artist and art lecturer, will be discussing the legendary entrepreneur’s influence in art, fashion and design. 
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Shabbat Mevarchim Hot Kiddush Initiative. Our next Shabbat Mevarchim Kiddush is on February 22. If you are celebrating a birthday, recognizing a special event, commemorating a yahrzeit, or “just because”, please consider co-sponsoring the kiddush for $180 (or more). 
If you are interested in co-sponsoring the kiddush on Shabbat, February 22, please email YinrKiddush@gmail.com.
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Adar Spiritual Workshop. Enjoy a unique workshop of Torah, song and prayer with Rabbi Dov Singer at YINR on Monday, February 24, at 8:00pm. Click here for the flyer and more information.
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2020 AIPAC Policy Conference. The 2020 AIPAC Policy Conference will take place on March 1-3. YINR is dedicated to growing the Pro-Israel movement and we are proud to join AIPAC in this endeavor. AIPAC is offering a $100 discount to our members who register for the conference by February 9; use code PC20YINR when registering. Click here for the flyer and visit www.aipac.org or contact Alexa Aronson, Associate Director, at aaronson@aipac.org or 347-778-7725 for more information and to register. 
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Sheri Raskas a”h Yahrzeit Lecture. Dr. David Pelcovitz, Straus Professor of Psychology and Education, Azrieli Graduate School, Yeshiva University, will deliver a lecture on Thursday, February 27 at 8pm at YINR. All are invited.  
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Chag HaSiddur/Chumash. On Shabbat Parshat Terumah, February 29, we will have the annual YINR kiddush in honor of 1st and 2nd graders who have recently received their first siddurim and chumashim. We are asking for $36 per 1st or 2nd grade child to cover the cost of the kiddush that will follow davening and we are seeking sponsors for the gifts and additional expenses at the $180, $250 or $360 levels. All sponsors will be acknowledged. You can drop off a check at the office or pay online by clicking  here . Please specify that the payment is for the Chag HaSiddur/Chumash kiddush.
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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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38th World Zionist Congress Elections. Between January 21 and March 11, 2020, American Jews can vote for the Jewish future in Israel and around the world.  Visit  https://www.zionistelection.org  to register and vote, and make your voice heard.  
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Next Bnei Akiva snif is March 7 @YINR, from 5:35pm until Shabbat ends.  All 2nd – 6th graders are invited to join!  Stay tuned for details. 
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YINR Annual Dinner. Please join us at our 53rd Annual Dinner on Sunday, March 15, 2020, for a great evening honoring Rachel and Gary Berger, Guests of Honor, and Yvette Finkelstein, Distinguished Leadership Awardee. 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. Ad deadline: Sunday, March 8.
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Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies (WIJS). The next WIJS lecture will take place Sunday, March 22 when Dr. Sylvia Barack Fishman, Emerita Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life in the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department, Brandeis University, will present “Younger Than Springtime? Millennial Jews and the Jewish Future.” Click here for the flyer, and click   here  for information on sponsoring a WIJS lecture. 
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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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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 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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Reflective Gear. For your own safety, please be sure to wear reflective gear when walking at night.