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Yorktown Jewish Center


Upcoming Events

Erev Shabbat Services on Friday evening
currently start at 6:15  PM, (EST)!  
Please note that Daylight Savings Time begins when clocks get moved ahead at 2 AM on Sunday, March 11.  Our Kabbalat Shabbat services will begin at 8:00 PM beginning on Friday evening, March 16.

Shabbat services on Saturday start at 9:15 AM.  For a description of the weekly Parshah, please click HERE.

Sunday morning minyan, 9:00 AM

The Men's Club Passover Wine Sale is now in progress.  Click HERE to download a PDF order form which contains all the details.  The last date to get your order in is March 4 and orders will be available for pick-up on March 18.

Sunday, February 25, 10:00 AM
Congregational Meeting
- Vote for the slate of officers and then join in for the annual Sisterhood/Men's Club brunch.

Tuesday, February 27, 8:00 PM
Sisterhood Mah Jongg and Munchies - Need we say more?  (Please note that this is not a class on how to.)  Send an email to: events@yorktownjewishcenter.org for details.

Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 PM
Reading of Megillah Esther and Purimspiel

Friday, March 2, 6:15 PM
Kabbalat Shabbat Services and installation of the Board of Trustees.

Sunday, March 4, 10 AM - 1 PM
Purim Carnival hosted by First Hebrew Congregation of Peekskill

All are welcome at this no-charge event.  There will be games, a puppeteer, giveaways and a costume parade with prizes.  This event is co-sponsored by the YJC and The Hebrew Congregation of Somers.

Friday, March 9 - Sisterhood Shabbat Weekend
6:15 PM - Kabbalat Shabbat services led by members of our.
7:15 PM - Sisterhood Shabbat Dinner - The cost is $20 per person.  Please make reservations no later than March 3 by contacting Jackie Martins.

Saturday, March 10 - 9:15 AM - Sisterhood Shabbat weekend continues with Saturday morning services also led by members of Sisterhood.  A kiddush sponsored by Sisterhood will follow.

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.




Community Menorah Lighting at J. V. Mall


On Sunday, December 17, Rabbis from Northern Westchester and Putnam county, along with many members of their respective congregations, joined together to light the community Menorah at the Jefferson Valley Mall and celebrate Hanukkah with songs and latkes!  Rabbis (l. -r.)  Robert Weiner (Temple Beth Am), Seth Sternstein (Yorktown Jewish Center). Sarah Freidson (Temple Beth Shalom), Halina Rubenstein (Hebrew Congregation of Somers), Dana Bogatz (First Hebrew Congregation of Peekskill) and a member of The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley stand in front of the menorah.

Sisterhood Honors Isabel Mirsky as Woman of the Year


On Sunday, December 3, Carol Medow (r.), Sisterhood Co-V.P. of Sisterhood Torah Fund reads the proclamation from Women's League of Conservative Judaism.  Each year, Sisterhood sponsors this brunch, the proceeds from which go to support programs at the Jewish Theological Seminary.  Linda Kingsbury (Co-V.P. of Sisterhood Torah Fund) opened the proceedings. 

A heart-warming talk was presented by Anna Silverman  a cantorial student at the Seminary who also graced us with song.   Click the arrow below to play (make sure your audio is turned up).