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A Sense of Riverdale: Connecting Jews Throughout Our CommunityJanuary 12, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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January 12, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 9:30 pm


January 12, 2018
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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475 West 250th Street
Bronx, 10471 United States

A Sense of Riverdale: Connecting Jews Throughout Our Community

Coming Together as a Community in a Fractured World: Building on the Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gather with the entire Riverdale Jewish community on Friday night, January 12 at CSAIR. Join us for Shabbat dinner and learning sponsored by the Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership with support from UJA Federation of New York.


Please note, due to the incredible response from the community, this event is now full. We hope you will join us at future Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership events.



4:31pm – Candlelighting time; please consult your synagogue for service times
5:15 – 6:30pm – Young Family Shabbat celebration and dinner for families with children 0-4
5:15 – 6:30pm – Mechitza Minyan for Kabbalat Shabbat and Maariv organized by Minyan Shachar and The Kehilah
5:45 – 6:30pm – Joint egalitarian Kabbalat Shabbat and Maariv service organized by CSAIR, Riverdale Temple, and Congregation Tehillah
6:45​ – 7:45​pm – Dinner and Conversation (dinner catered by Silver Leaf Caterers)
8​:00 – 8:45​pm ​- Learning sessions with Dr. Yehuda KurtzerLaura Shaw Frank, Rabbi Ethan Tucker, and Dr. Irit Offer Stark (in Hebrew)
8:00 – 8:45pm – Activities for kids and teens by age cohort
9:00pm – Reconvene for dessert and schmoozing

This event is a program of the Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership, which is generously supported by UJA Federation of New York and includes the following institutions:

Beth Aaron Sephardic Congregation​
Congregation Shaarei Shalom
Congregation Tehillah
Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR)
​Hebrew Home at Riverdale​
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR) – The Bayit
The Kehilah
Kinneret Day School
Minyan Shachar
The Riverdale Minyan
The Riverdale Temple
The Riverdale Y
Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR)
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah
Yeshivat Maharat
Young Israel Ohab Zedek (YIOZ) of ​North ​Riverdale & Yonkers