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Yorktown Jewish Center


Upcoming Events

All Erev Shabbat Services on Friday evening
currently start at 6:15 PM (EST)!   Note that Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday, March 12 at 2 AM.  Therefore, beginning on Friday, March 17, erev Shabbat services will commence at 8:00 PM!
Shabbat services on Saturday start at 9:15 AM.  For a description of the weekly Parshah, please click HERE.

Shabbat 101/Family Shabbat
Friday, March 10, 6:15 PM
Join us for erev Shabbat geared towards adults and children who want to become more familiar with the service.  Rabbi Sternstein will lead us with songs and explanations of the liturgy.
This service will be scheduled once per month.  Check back here for the schedule.

Saturday, March 11, 7:00 PM
We will read Megillat Esther in order to get a firsthand account of the events surrounding Purim.  Following the Megillah, we will be treated to the ninth annual YJC Purimspiel - this year's "spiel" will be several vignettes from the Torah, brought somewhat up to date and introduced via Twitter.  Join us for what promises to be a fun evening!

Purim Carnival  (at First Hebrew Congregation)
Sunday, March 12, 10 AM - Noon
This year the carnival will be held at First Hebrew Congregation.  Join us for games, a costume parade, face painting and entertainment, all with no charge for admission  Hot dog lunches will be available for a nominal charge.

Sisterhood Shabbat Weekend
Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1
Details will be posted

Many thanks to Mohegan Lake Motors and Bob's Furniture for their recent donations.  Check out our  SPONSORS page for links to the website of these, as well as our other sponsors.

Please check our CALENDAR for a complete listing of all classes and other activities!

Support the YJC by registering for the AmazonSmile program.  Click on the SPONSORS link at the top of the page for more information.




Lori Lerman is named Sisterhood Woman of the Year!

Carol Medow presents Lori with a plaque commemorating the occasion.


YJC Chanukah Party

On Saturday evening, December 24, there was a wonderful Chanukah celebration.  Over 50 people participated as we lit candles together, sang, enjoyed food and played games...a great time was had by all! (Photos courtesy of Ken Kissel)