Young Israelight 5782/2022


27-28 Elul/September 23-24

Friday, September 23

6:40am Selichot/Shacharit

8:00am Selichot/Shacharit

7:30am Shiur & Breakfast

9:45am Teen Minyan

6:33pm Candlelighting

6:40pm Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

YIS Eruv is up.

Shabbat, September 24

8:15am Hashkama Minyan

9:00am Main Sanctuary, Tent Minyan, Sephardic Minyan

9:45am Latest Kriat Shema

5:50pm Hilchot Teshuva Shiur w/R.Bienenfeld

6:30pm Mincha

7:31pm Shabbat Ends

Youth Programming Schedule

9:00am: Breakfast and Games K-6

9:50am: Age appropriate Tefillah and Parsha activities

10:30am: Tot Shabbat

See youth flyer below for  full details.

Sunday, September 25, Erev Rosh Hashanah

7:00am Shacharit/Hatarat Nedarim

7:30am Selichot Z'chor Brit

8:30am Shacharit/Hatarat Nedarim

6:29pm Candlelighting

6:30pm Mincha

Please see Rosh Hashanah Bulletin for complete High Holiday Schedule.

Sponsor Kiddush
Sponsor Shalosh Seudot
Living Torah Fund
Collective Conversation Nitzavim by Steve Gelles
Collective Conversation Nitzavim by Becky Nachmani 
If you would like to write a Torah essay please contact Steve Smith at
Daf Yomi @ YIS
Rabbi Dr. Gidon Rothstein via livestream
7:30am Sunday
6:15am Monday-Friday
Web Yeshiva Daf Yomi YIS Classes Streamed Live & Archived
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks ztz"l Weekly Family Edition Parsha
Sponsor a Day of Learning or Weekend of Learning in honor/memory of someone or a special occasion.

Torah Reader

Richard Bienenfeld

Rabbi's Friday Morning Shiur and Breakfast Sponsors

The 7:00am minyan

in honor of

Arthur and Linda Brainson

Hashkama Kiddush Sponsors

Gloria and Mark Levenfus

in memory of Mark's father,

Harry Levenfus,

Tzvi Koppel Ben Shimshon Moshe

in commemoration of his yahrzeit

Shalosh Seudot Sponsors

Vicki and Richard Bienenfeld

in memory of Richard's brother, 

Jeffrey Bienenfeld,

Tzvi Yehuda Menachem Mendel Ben Meir

Zeva and Larry Herman

in commemoration of the yahrzeit of Zeva’s father,

Emil Weingarten, Eliyahu ben Zvi

Todah Rabbah

Todah Rabbah to all those who sponsored

our Learning @ YIS

Dora Hershman

Arlene and Michael Kleinberg

Mazal Tov

Ellen and David Goldschmidt

on the engagement of their son, Joshua, to Yael Golan,

the daughter of Russ and Amy Golan of Dix Hills, New York

Elisheva and Harris Sokoloff

on the birth of their son,  Ari Elimelech

A Very Special Thank You to

David Wachtenheim

for organizing our Yizkor Reader booklet.

Shimon Fried

for organizing names to be added to the Kol Hanearim Tallit.

Frana Mills

for the beautiful flowers for the High Holidays.

Gabboim, Chazzanim, Torah Readers, Baalei Tokeya

and Officiants

of our upcoming High Holiday services

who make our High Holidays truly meaningful.

Brooke Shmuel

for taking care of all the hospitality needs

for the visiting Chazzanim and Rabbis.

Important Note About Shul Cloud Payments:

When making a payment online, please wait for the page to load after hitting the submit button. The server is slow, and if you hit the button multiple times, an error message will appear.

5783 High Holidays

Please click here to order your High Holiday Tickets.

Please click here for the

Rosh Hoshanah Bulletin 2022/5783

Sale of Lulav & Etrog sets at YIS

Thursday, October 6th from 5:00pm-9:00pm

 Enjoy the convenience of local shopping and also benefit the Shul. We are bringing Main Street and Boro Park to Scarsdale!


No need to commit to a purchase. Tables will be set up in the YIS tent. 


Prices will remain the same as previous years:

Chinuch      $36

Standard    $42

Mehudar    $54

Soft plastic Lulav case is $6.

Extra set of vacuum-packed Aravot or Hadassim at $5 each.



1)     Payment can be made on the day of the sale by bringing a check payable to the Young Israel of Scarsdale; or

2)     Click here to pay online. Bring the email you received acknowledging your order as proof of payment. All online payments must be made no later than October 4th.


Please mark your calendars, as there will be no other sales from the Shul.


Chag Sameach!

Click here for YU Rosh Hashanah Torah To-Go

dedicated in loving memory of Dr. Harlan Daman

by Carole, Gila and Avi Daman


Our annual Kol Nidre Appeal is underway and the Young Israel of Scarsdale needs your support. Please participate in the campaign, which is a major source of revenue to fund our Shul’s annual budget. With the shul’s annual costs increasing, please consider increasing your pledge by 10% from last year. You are able to pledge online via our Shul website; please sign-in with your username and password to and earmark your pledge for the Kol Nidre campaign – there is a drop-down on the donation menu for “Kol Nidre 5783”. Click Here. Once you’ve participated in the campaign we will remove you from the YIS shul reminder email blasts for the 5783 Kol Nidre Appeal.


As in past years, a roll of honor will be displayed in our Shul lobby identifying the participants in the Kol Nidre Appeal who contribute at least $10,000, $7,500, $5,000, $3,600, $2,500, $1,800, $1,000, $500 and $360, respectively. As always, anonymous contributions are welcomed and will be respected as such. 


The Kol Nidre Committee

 David Levine, Jordan Bryk, Jacob Goldstein, Eitan Hoffman, David Knoll, Matthew Levitan, Tommy Weinberger and Gavin Westerman

YIS Sisterhood Cookbook "SCARSDALE DELICIOUS!"

Order your copies here or come by YIS and pick up your copy.


A WhatsApp group was created to connect teens in the community who babysit with parents looking for babysitters. Parents post in the group with their babysitting needs and a teen can respond that they are available. If you or your teen would like to join this group, click here.


The Young Israel of Scarsdale maintains a dedicated section at Beth El Cemetery for members and their families. If you are interested in purchasing burial plots please complete the ShulCloud Form or contact Marsha Lustig at If you wish to obtain information about Beth El Cemetery, please click here Beth El Cemetery.

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Our community is honored to have the following young men and women affiliated with YIS families serving as IDF Soldiers. Please keep them in your prayers always: Simcha Bryks, Yaakov Eyal, Cfir Feinberg, Ori Feinberg, Shlomo Fried, Miki Hill, Josh Hyman, Michael Kesselman, Daniel Mestel, Gabriel Mestel, Eden Shmuel.

Mishebeirach Prayers. Click here to send us the person’s Hebrew name with their mother’s Hebrew name as well.
Weekly gathering of women in our community who recite Tehillim in the merit of people who are in challenging circumstances. 
YIS has had an operational Mikveh for more than 40 years. It is convenient and a strong statement of our commitment to religious ritual. Please support our Mikveh which is open every evening by appointment for women. The Mikveh number is 914-472-0946.
 Yoetzet Halacha Lisa Septimus

Lisa Septimus is available to answer women's questions regarding Mikveh,

Taharat Hamishpacha, family planning and other intimacy-related matters. 208.510.3898


"YIS Assists" lends available Shabbat-compliant electric scooter, wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs, etc. to shul members.PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE TO ALLOW CUSTODIAL STAFF TO BRING MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO THE OFFICE.

Established by the Aspis and Bryks families in memory of Israel Friedrich, Yisroel Meir ben Mordechai and Thelma Herskowitz, Tova Leah bat Yitzchak Tzvi Hacohen


Donations go to: Kupath Ezrah of Rockland County. All items should be clean and in good condition. Contact Scott Greenbaum: 914.723.1797

May your efforts be a z'chus for the Refua Shelaimah of Aharon ben Henya Hadassah


Please pick up at the shul office. Courtesy of Sandra and Ira Greenstein.

Send Acknowledgement In Honor Of/In Memory Of or Make a Dedication


Will be illuminated every year on the yahrzeit. Cost: $750. Contact Ken Chorzewski: 914.235.0860.


In order to assist with observing a Yahrzeit date in future years, please click below to complete the Yahrzeit form or log into your Shul Cloud account.

Add Yahrzeit Notification Information Here
Order your Shul Cubbie here $50/yr