The Y’s Voice

Why universal preschool is a must for early childhood Jewish education

| THU, DEC 02, 2021

“The world only exists because of the breath of schoolchildren.”  — Talmud Shabbat 119b   Vibrant Jewish early childhood centers are at the heart of our institutions. Our halls ring with singing,…

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Universal Education: Why We Must See Gray in This Black and White World

| MON, NOV 29, 2021

The father of modern Zionism, Theodore Herzl, said “Im tirtzu ein zo agadah.”|“If you will it is no dream.” In New York City, the dream has become reality: The dream…

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Support Your Community Center

| TUE, NOV 23, 2021

Are we there yet? We sure hope so! Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, Riverdale Y has maintained our commitment to care for, and continue enriching our entire community.…

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Let There Be Light

| TUE, NOV 23, 2021

Getting to Know Our Community Let There be Light As we enter the final months of the year, it is interesting to note the similarities and differences across the various…

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Naama – Israeli Shlicha

| THU, NOV 18, 2021

My name is Naama and I’m the new Israeli Shlicha at the Riverdale Y and at the Y in Washington Heights and Inwood. I arrived from Israel about two months…

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