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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YINR 51ST ANNUAL DINNER. Mazal tov to our Guests of Honor, Dina and Marc Sterman. Mazal tov also to Mickey and Doni Nyer, recipients of our Young Leadership Award. To see the Annual Dinner Journal, please click here.


RUACH.  Please join us on Wednesday, March 21 for a presentation by Sheryl Urman. Sheryl will speak on “Passover — More Than Matzoh.” Lunch will be at 12:30pm and the program will begin at 1:15pm. For the complete schedule of March Ruach programs, please click here.


HANDMADE SHMURA MATZOH. The shul office is now accepting orders for handmade shmura matzah. The price per pound is $24.00. Please contact the office to order. The deadline for orders is Friday, March 23. 


HAGGADAH SHIUR. Rabbi Fink will give a shiur on the Haggadah on Tuesday, March 20 at 8:00pm in the Beit Midrash.

SHABBAT HAGADOL DRASHA. Rabbi Fink will deliver his Shabbat HaGadol Drasha at 6:50pm on Shabbat Hagadol, March 24.


PESACH UTENSIL KASHERING. The shul will provide assistance in kashering utensils for Pesach on Monday, March 26 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Rabbi Fink will be available in the shul kitchen to assist and answer any questions. We are kashering ONLY cutlery, metal serving pieces and kiddush cups.


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.


Shabbat Hagadol 

Parshat Tzav

Candle Lighting: 6:53pm
 Mincha: 7:00pm


Hashkama Minyan: 7:45am

Main Minyan: 9:00am

Mincha: 6:30pm
Shabbat Ends: 7:53pm