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New to the RJC Community?  Please let the welcoming committee know at RJCWelcome@gmail.com.  To sign up for email from the Young Couples Minyan, email emilyhanau@gmail.com.

We look forward to meeting you!

Elianna Mitnick & Sheri Rotenberg, Co-Chairs RJC Welcoming Committee

Community Events

Fleetwood Synagogue's 15th Annual Charles Sidlow Memorial Lecture Series, Motza’ei Shabbat, January 5th, 7:30pm

“Judaism, America and Our Era of Civic Breakdown” Guest speakers to include Rabbi Shay Shachter and Rabbi Ari Lamm.  Followed by a dairy dinner. For more information or to RSVP, please email Rabbirosenfelt@fleetwoodsynagogue.org.

 

Sense of Riverdale and MLD Day of Service

The Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership proudly invites you to A Sense of Riverdale, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Join us on Friday, January 18 at 5:30 PM at Riverdale Temple for shabbat services, dinner, and community! Register at asenseofriverdale.com, and contact Rabbi Joseph Robinson at jrobinson@riverdaley.org for more information.

 

Join the Riverdale community on Monday, January 21 for a day of service supported by UJA Federation’s “Time For Good”, and coordinated by the Riverdale Y. Volunteers will give back in meaningful ways – serving meals, addressing environmental concerns, grappling with racism, compiling vital items for countless individuals in need, and more. Register at riverdaley.org/mlk, and contact Rabbi Joseph Robinson at jrobinson@riverdaley.org for more information.

 

SAR 50th Jubilee Celebration— Motzei Shabbat, January 12th

A community-wide event at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, inviting all those parents, parents of alumni, grandparents, community leaders, and graduates of SAR who have been connected to the school over the past 50 years. Please join us for this SpectAculaR community-wide milestone, including a Special Founders' Tribute for Blu & Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, Erica & Ludwig Jesselson z"l, and Lucy & Edmond z"l Lang. Please go to www.sardinner.org to get your tickets.

 

An Evening with Chuck Todd

The Riverdale Y's Patron of the Arts program is proud to present a talk with the host of MSNBC's "Meet the Press", Chuck Todd. Join us for an evening of talking the future of politics, the role of the media, healing the nation, & news of the day. Register for this event at EveningWithChuck.com.

 

 

Community Announcements and Job Postings

SAR 50th Jubilee Celebration

SAR is thrilled to announce the 50th Jubilee Celebration, Motzaei Shabbat, January 12th, at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, a community-wide event inviting all those parents, parents of alumni, grandparents, community leaders, and graduates of SAR who have been connected to the school over the past 50 years. Please join us for this SpectAculaR community-wide milestone, including a Special Founders' Tribute for Blu & Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, Erica & Ludwig Jesselson z"l, and Lucy & Edmond z"l Lang. Please go to www.sardinner.org to get your tickets.

 

SAR Academy Speakers And Thought Leaders— Sparking the Conversation:

1/15 at 8 PM—Role Models in the Educational Setting

RSVP at www.saracademy.org/speakers

 

Gemach of Riverdale —  Interest Free Loans

Gemach of Riverdale provides interest free loans to members of the Riverdale community. For more information contact the Gemach confidentially at Gemachofriverdale@gmail.com or 917-408-3035.

 

Yesh Tikva’s “Fertility Friends” Individualized Peer-to-Peer Support

Are you looking for a friend on a similar fertility journey? To find individualized support sign up for Fertility Friends! Fertility Friends is under the direction of Dr. Talia Hindin. Dr. Hindin is a licensed clinical psychologist with a PsyD from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology.” -from the Yesh Tikva website, http://yeshtikva.org/fertility-friends/.

 

Looking for Career advisement or Job Networking?  Please contact Howard Millendorf 718-796-5850 or Howmill@corp.idt.net for the opportunities below:

American Express- Contracts Manager- Consultant- $40/hour

Jobs for Not for Profit: Director of Development- 1/ OHEL 2/ American Jewish Committee 3/CHAI Lifeline

CONTROLLER - Beth Rivka Schools- Brooklyn- 85-90K

Counseling Center Director- Sephardic BIKUR Cholim - Bklyn 90-120K

Yeshiva University- Construction/Maintenance/food Service jobs. Please check yu.edu/hr/opportunities for more information.

Be a Match

A former member of our congregation is in desperate need of a kidney transplant, blood type A or O.  If you or anyone you know may be interested in helping save this life please have them call Renewal at 718-431-9831 ext. 209, and tell them your inquiry is about patient R23350, or email them at R23350@renewal.org.  All inquiries to Renewal are strictly confidential and are without any obligation. 

 

Bone Marrow and Blood/Platelet Donations

Calling all 18 — 44 year olds: A member of our community is in need of a bone marrow transplant.  In order to undergo this life-saving procedure, he needs a match. Please go to BeTheMatch.org to join the online bone marrow registry and to order a cheek swab kit.  This member is also in need of regular platelet and blood transfusions (type O).  For more information or to make an appointment, please call Joe Licata - 212-639-8177 or email licataj@mskcc.org.

 

 

Community Mikvah Hours

*Fri night: 40 min after candle lighting for half an hour. No appointment needed, but please be on time.

Beginning August 17: Sun-Thurs: 8:30-10:30 PM

Beginning August 17: Saturday night hours will be 9:00-10:30 PM.

For further information, call 718-549-8336.

**The Mikvah closes promptly at 10:30 PM. Please plan accordingly.

Keilim Mikvah: 7:00 AM — 6:00 PM.

 

In order to maintain our Mikvah, we need your support. The general maintenance and daily operation of the Mikvah depends upon financial support from the entire community. As we look towards the new year, let us aim for 100% community participation in our membership drive.
Visit https://www.riverdalemikvah.com/mikvah-dues to pay your membership online

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 16 Shevat 5779