Keyword: Hebrew Institute of Riverdale
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For three RiverWalk residents who are Holocaust survivors and a Riverdale rabbi, there are four words that sum up their reaction to Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine: “v’nahafoch hu” — upside down — and “not again.” more
I. William Stone — or Bill, as friends called him — was a man who always wanted to see everything and anything with his own eyes. In fact, anything that came up at Community Board 8 meetings during his decades there almost always required him to go out and see things for himself before he could make any decision. more
Battle lines were drawn last week over the imminent development of a homeless shelter just south of the Yonkers city line. Community Board 8’s health and hospitals committee was the first to take up the facility, which is expected to open at 6661 Broadway in 2023. more
Some call it as valuable as a campaign donation, but endorsements are flowing out of New York City’s political establishment, with many ending up at the foot of candidates in local races. more
A book co-written by a Riverdale architect is getting some praise in the Wall Street Journal. more
What will life be like after the coronavirus? That’s a question on the minds of many seeking pre-pandemic normalcy inside a society that may have been permanently changed. more
It's hard to forget the last time Avi Weiss and Jamaal Bowman exchanged views on Israel, considering it made national news. But the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale's founding rabbi isn't ready to give … more
Jamaal Bowman is set to be sworn in as the 16th Congressional District’s next representative in just a couple weeks. But he’s still being asked about an exchange that happened right here in the pages of The Riverdale Press last summer. more
Electing Democrats used to be something Barack Obama did all the time. And two terms as President of the United States isn’t going to stop that. more
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel says the "numbers are clear." It will be Jamaal Bowman representing the Democratic ticket for New York's 16th Congressional District in November, not him. more
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