Religions and Spirituality

April 23, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – It was a powerful and emotional evening at Yorktown’s Temple Beth Am on Thursday, April 12, for its annual Yom HaShoah Service, which commemorates the 6 million lives lost in the Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany. “This was an extension of how we make sure that the Shoah, ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Filling the shoes of a revered longtime pastor is no easy task. Luckily for Grace Lutheran Church’s new leader, Rev. Christopher Chantelau, it’s not his first time having to do so. The son of an Army colonel who’s lived in more than two dozen communities, Chantelau comes to ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.-The Chabad of Yorktown held a Community Purim Party on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Vittoria’Z on the Lake in Jefferson Valley. There was a dinner, a Megillah reading, cotton candy, fresh popcorn, hamentashen and a hypnosis show by Denny More. Guests were invited to come in costume to win ...

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MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y.-An all-volunteer food pantry based out of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Mohegan Lake distributed toys and bountiful holiday meals to more than 500 local children and families this Christmas. The pantry, which provides groceries to about 125 families on a weekly basis, stepped ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Yorktown got in the holiday spirit Tuesday, Dec. 12, for the annual lighting of the Hanukkah menorah at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field. The ceremony was organized by the Chabad of Yorktown and Rabbi Yehuda Heber. “The Hanukkah lights remind us, in a most obvious way, that ...

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