Around Town

Introducing Tamid, a New and Innovative Synagogue Community

Rabbi Scott Weiner has announced that Tamid is “Westchester’s fastest growing and most innovative synagogue….”

 

ADL Addresses Encountered Bias, Bigotry, Discrimination and Hate on Social Media

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Westchester hosted an online Seminar, “Our Kids and Social Media: Best Practices for Parents” on Thursday, October 27th, featuring panelists Daniel Kelley, Director of Strategy and Operations, ADL Center for Technology and Society, plus Jinnie Spiegler, ADL Director of Curriculum and Training, moderated by Scott Richman, ADL Regional Director, New York/New Jersey.

#EndJewHatred Hosts Special Event for Jewish Community

On Monday, October 24, the grassroots civil rights movement End Jew Hatred, along with elected officials, community leaders and members of the community, gathered to proclaim April 29th as “#EndJewHatred Day.” The event was held at the Center for Jewish History, 15 W 16th Street, New York. 

Museum of Jewish Heritage Issues Statement on Recent Antisemitic Incidents Involving Public Figures

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust issued the following statement on November 1 in response to recent incidents in which public figures either expressed support for antisemitic material or made antisemitic comments. The statement comes from Bruce Ratner, Chairman of the Board, and Jack Kliger, CEO and President, at the Museum in Battery Park City. 

Exhibition Casts a Light on the Long Road to Civil Rights for European Jews

An exhibition opening on Election Day (November 8th) at the Center for Jewish History tells the complex story of the Jewish people’s path toward citizenship in Europe. 

Maestro Itzhak Perlman Performs for AMIT

AMIT presents ‘An Evening with Itzhak Perlman’ on Nov. 22, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at Sony Hall in New York City to reveal AMIT Kfar Batya (http://kfarbatya.org), a center for educational transformation opening in 2025 in Ra’anana, Israel. 

JCCMW Hosts Fall Fest!

Over a thousand members of the community participated in the JCC of Mid Westchester’s {JCCMW} Fall Fest festivities on October 9 enjoying the delicious food, reflecting on the holiday of Sukkot, singing and dancing together, taking scuba classes and swimming in their pool, planting garlic in their garden, creating art and 3D printing in the Friedland MakerSpace, tumbling in the gymnasium, watching elite dancers and gymnasts perform, and packing medical supplies with AFYA during the social action project.  

Upon Thy Gates: The Winik Mezuzah Collection Exhibit

The Museum at Eldridge Street is proud to present an exciting new exhibition, Upon Thy Gates: The Elaine K. and Norman Winik Mezuzah Collection, from the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education in Portland.