Y Perspectives

Smiles, S'mores, and More!
Summer 2021 will be remembered by many as the time we were able to take giant steps forward in the post-pandemic...
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The Future is Bright for Washington Heights and Inwood
As New York City now faces a brighter future, we’re filled with hope for our community, which has been...
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Helping the Most Vulnerable in Our Community
The Y has been a pillar of strength and hope for Northern Manhattan for more than 100 years, but what...
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Who We Are: Values Walking Tour — June
The Y’s Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life is proud to present the Who We Are: Values Walking...
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Addressing Mental Health Challenges In Our Community
Throughout the pandemic, the Y addressed the unique consequences brought on during this especially trying...
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Who We Are: Values Walking Tour — May
The Y’s Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life is proud to present the Who We Are: Values Walking...
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Who We Are: Values Walking Tour — April
The Y’s Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life is proud to present the Who We Are: Values Walking...
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Helping Holocaust Survivors and the Homebound Elderly
A year has passed since our lives were abruptly turned upside down and, through it all, the Y has been...
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Who We Are: Values Walking Tour — March
The Y’s Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life is proud to present the Who We Are: Values Walking...
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Drum roll, please . . .
We're thrilled to share the brand new logo of the Y’s Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life! The...
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Who We Are: Values Walking Tour — February
The Y’s Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life is proud to present the Who We Are: Values Walking...
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MLK Day of Volunteering
On Monday, January 18, More than 200 volunteers from 75 families came together at the Y to pack condiment...
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Who We Are: Values Walking Tour — January
The Y’s Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life is proud to present the Who We Are: Values Walking...
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Time is running out.
There are only a few hours left to make a year-end gift to help the Y support our vulnerable neighbors,...
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Helping Save Families in Crisis
Washington Heights and Inwood have been among the neighborhoods hardest-hit by COVID-19 in all of New...
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Helping Our Holocaust Survivors
The Y is dedicated to easing the lives of local Holocaust survivors — helping address their unique social,...
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Match Alert: Double The Impact of Your Gift
The Y is a pillar of strength for our community during difficult times, providing critical services...
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#GivingTuesday: Our Neighbors Our Counting on Us
This has been a challenging year like no other. The pandemic has hit our community hard, causing severe...
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Happy Thanksgiving
Even during challenging times, there are reasons to give thanks, as we choose to acknowledge what is...
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Kindness
The classic New Year’s Resolution is offered on December 31st and already forgotten by January 2nd....
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Thanks to you, Pedro and his family have hope.
Together, we help local families facing uncertainty and despair. When Pedro, a young boy with Down...
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