Riverdale Y Menorah Lighting

Riverdale Y Menorah Lighting

By Robert Press

Wednesday Afternoon Congressman Ritchie Torres, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, and Councilman Eric Dinowitz gathered with Rabbi Saadia Pewzner of the Bronx Jewish Center to light the menorah on the stage of the Riverdale Y. 

Melissa Sigmond Chief Executive Officer of the Riverdale Y welcomed everyone, and students from the  Kinneret Day School sang Chanukah songs before the candles on the menorah were lit. 



Riverdale Y CEO Melissa Sigmond welcomes everyone to her first Chanukah at the Riverdale Y.

Students from the Kinneret Day School sing a Chanukah song.

Neely redistricted to Riverdale Congressman Ritchie Torres spoke about his recent trip to Israel.
Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson also spoke about the trip to Israel she city council members and Congressman Torres took.
Councilman Eric Dinowitz was one of the city council members who also went on the trip to Israel.
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz not a city council member did not go to Israel, but said someone had to stay home to get stuff done.
Congressman Ritchie Torres, Councilman Eric Dinowitz, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson are joined by Rabbi Saadia Pewzner of the Bronx Jewish Center of Pelham Parkway who lit the Chanukah candles.
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