Hillels of Westchester forges new relationship with the Hebrew Home of New Rochelle

On Sunday November 4th, Hillel students and staff visited the Hebrew Home for the Aged in New Rochelle, NY. Residents told stories about their interests and Hillel students reciprocated by explaining what Hillel was and what Jewish student life is like in Westchester. HOW board member Mila Levine works at the Home and helped organize the event. Mila remarked "The students were adorable, and the residents kept on talking about them long after they left. I hope we can make it a monthly tradition." Hillels of Westchester Exec Director Saul Spangenberg led a sing-a-long with his accordion. Afterwards students were fascinated that so many elderly knew the songs. "I explained that before TV, people sat around and sang songs," said Saul.

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