Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2013

  • Westchester Stands with Israel Press Conference

    July, 2014

  • Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2016

  • Night of Music 2014

    November, 2014

  • Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    May, 2016

  • Government Relations Legislative Breakfast

    May, 2016

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2016


  • Celebrate Israel Parade 

    June, 2016

  • An Evening of Unity with the People of Israel

    November, 2015

  • Westchester Jewish Council 40th Anniversary Gala

    honoring Harriet Schleifer and William B. Schrag with tribute to founders
    Rabbi Amiel Wohl, Hon. Samuel G. Fredman, Clarice Pressner and Saul Singer

    February, 2016

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News from the Council

Upcoming Events!  Join Us.

Night of Music & Joy

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Early pricing through November 10: $20/pp ($25/pp after November 10)

Click here to register


Westchester Jewish Council
All Star Game
41st Anniversary Gala

Saturday, February 4, 2017


Thank you all who attended and presented at the Westchester Jewish Council Pre-High Holiday Security Briefing on September 13th. 
Attendees heard from County Executive Rob Astorino, William J. Hayes Executive Director, Westchester Intelligence Center and Chief Gregory J. Austin, Village of Rye Brook Police department, and Westchester Jewish Council Security Committee co-chairs Elizabeth Lampert and Harry Mamaysky. 


2015-2016 Connect-ory 

Click here to view our directory of Westchester organizations and synagogues

2015 Connectory Cover 


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Community Connection - the Westchester Jewish Council Newsletter

The Westchester Jewish Council publishes Community Connection, a bi-weekly newsletter covering events and other items of interest to the Westchester Jewish community.

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In Memory of Shimon Peres

The Westchester Jewish Council mourns the passing of Shimon Peres z"l, former Prime Minister and President of the State of Israel and Nobel Peace Laureate. May his memory be for a blessing. 


WAJE (Westchester Adult Jewish Education) Cooperative

Beginning in the fall of 2016, WAJE will cease to offer its own classes but will instead focus on promoting the many existing quality Jewish educational opportunities that are offered by the member organizations/synagogues of the Westchester Jewish Council to the community at large. Click here to see course offerings as of September 2016.  

Questions?  Contact Lisa Itzkowitz

Rosenthal JCC Tribute

On behalf of the entire Westchester Jewish community, the Westchester Jewish Council paid special tribute to the the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester, and its professional and lay leaders.
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Westchester Jewish Council Board of Director's Statements

Syrian Refugee Crisis (10/2015)
Civility (10/2015)
EU Labeling (11/2015)


A gallery of photos from past events can be found here.

Israel in Westchester

Have you met the Westchester Community Shlichim (emissaries)?  Learn more about Oshra Rosenberg and the work she is doing in Westchester.  

Click here to read Oshra's bio.
Click here to follow Oshra on Facebook. 

Click here to read fun facts about Israel. 


Daily Alert News


Jewish Broadcasting Service

Click here to view JBSTV
America's Jewish Television Network

Click here to vote for FIOS to carry JBSTV

Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:30am
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 7:30pm





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Check out our High Holiday resources. Discover new recipes, craft ideas, stories for kids and much more. 

Get started by viewing our Rosh Hashanah Kit and our Sukkot/Simchat Torah holiday kit.