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YOM HASHOAH CANDLE distribution by brotherhood

Yom HaShoah candles will be distributed on these dates:

  • Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 28, 11:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday, May 5, 11:00 - 11:30 AM


6:10 - 7:30 PM

A Conversation with Dr. Benjamin Sax moderated by Ed Ginsberg.

6:10 PM Pizza community dinner followed by the program at 6:30 PM.

How do we talk about recent events in Israel to our friends and colleagues? When does criticism of Israel and anti- Zionism cross the line to antisemitism? What choices do American Jews have in confronting these difficult situations?

Join us to hear the views of an accomplished scholar and author.


Yom Hashoah candle lighting

SUNDAY, may 5
6:30 - 7:00 PM on zoom

We will gather on Zoom for a brief ritual as we light our Yom HaShoah memorial candles to honor all who perished at the hands of the Nazis.

RSVP here for the Zoom link.


County-wide Yom HaShoah commemoration

Monday, May 6
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Featuring reflections from Holocaust Survivor Annie Kleinhaus, the procession of Westchester's rescued Torahs, including the scroll from Temple Israel, and remarks from County Executive George Latimer. 

Takes places at:  Garden of Remembrance, 119 Martine Avenue, White Plains

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Community shabbat dinner featuring 2nd generation shoah survivor

FRIDAY, May 24

6:15 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Kaddish followed by Speaker

Temple Israel member Jeanne Schrier will tell the story of her mother, a survivor of the Shoah (Holocaust). Jeanne writes: "In the last year of her life my mother, a Holocaust survivor, asked me if after her death I would tell her story. It has taken me 6 years to gain the fortitude to dig deep into my memory and into her writings to start to tell that story. My mother's story recapitulates the history of our people. She had suffered horrific losses, had been thrust from her home, had been a prisoner, a slave, and a fighter. Ultimately it is the story of survival and resilience, of rebuilding a life in a new place, while forever longing for home and the Land of Israel."

NOTE:  THIS EVENT IS FOR TEMPLE MEMBERS ONLY.  You must be logged into your temple account to RSVP.

Fri, April 12 2024 4 Nisan 5784