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Yorktown Jewish Center


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

Sisterhood Gift Card Fundraiser - We are excited to be offering the third round of our Sisterhood kitchen renovation gift card fundraiser in time for Father’s Day, teacher and graduation gifts. There are two different ways to order:  1) click HERE to access a PDF order form, print it and bring or send it to the office with a check made out to Sisterhood; or 2) go to he office and ask Roe for an order form.  Fill it out and include a check made out to Sisterhood.  The deadline for orders is May 25.  Thank you for your continued support!

Rabbi Sternstein is in the process of planning a 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.

Saturday, May 19, 9 PM - Tikkun Leyl Shavuot Study Session

Sunday, May 20 - 10 AM - Shavuot Services; 11:30 AM Religious School Make Your Own Sundae - RSVP Required!

Sunday June 3 - Israel Day Parade - please join with the YJC and other congregations in Westchester as we march to celebrate Israel.  The cost is $10 per person for our bus.  The Boshnack Fund will underwrite the the remainder of 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 Thursday, May 24.
    At 5:00 PM, the Religious School will have an end-of-year celebration!

Friday, June 15 - Kabbalat Shabbat with Shir Chutzpah - BBQ @ 7:00 PM; Services at 8:00 PM - Cost for BBQ is $20/ per adult, $10/child ($50 maximum per family) Reservations are a must: please make your reservation by sending a check to the office no later than June 7.



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).