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Upcoming Events

Erev Shabbat Services on Friday evening
currently start at 8:00  PM, (EDT)! 

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

Rabbi Sternstein is in the process of planning Chanukah Mission to Israel from November 28 through December 9, 2018.  It promises to be a wonderful experience for all who join us on this journey.  For more information, please click HERE.

Friday, April 27 - Sisterhood Shabbat Weekend - starts with dinner at 6:30 PM with Kabbalat Shabbat services at 8:00 PM.  The cost of the dinner is $20 per person and reservations are a must!  Contact Jackie Martins via email at fjmart72@gmail.com to make your reservations.
Saturday, April 28 - Sisterhood Shabbat Weekend continues with morning services at 9:15 which will be led by members of Sisterhood.  A kiddush will follow services.

Friday, May 4 - Family Shabbat/Shabbat 101 - check back here for details.

Sunday, May 6 - Lag B'omer BBQ

Friday, May 11 - Bet Class Dinner and Service - 7:00 PM - the entire congregation is invited to join the Bet class for dinner and then join in with the Bet class to welcome Shabbat.  Cost for the dinner is $20/adult and $10/child.   A check must accompany the reservation and should be dropped off or sent to the YJC office no later than Friday, May 4.

Sunday June 3 - Israel Day Parade - please join with the YJC and other congregations in Westchester as we march to celebrate Israel.  The Boshnack Fund will underwrite the cost of transportation from the YJC to parade and back.  However, in order to arrange for the transportation, we must know how many people want to attend.  Please send an email to: events@yorktownjewishcenter.org and let us know is you want to join our group by

Friday, June 15 - Kabbalat Shabbat with Shir Chutzpah - check back here for more details!



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!

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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).