Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2015


  • An Evening of Unity with the People of Israel

    November, 2015

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2013


    Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2014

  • Night of Music 2014

    November, 2014

  • Julian Y. Bernstein Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

    March, 2015

  • Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    April, 2015

  • Government Relations Legislative Breakfast

    May, 2015

  • Celebrate Israel Parade 

    May, 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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Thank you to everyone who celebrated and supported us!

Westchester Jewish Council 40th Anniversary Gala

Honoring Harriet Schleifer and William H. Schrag with a tribute to Westchester Jewish Council founders Hon. Samuel G. Fredman, Rabbi Amiel Wohl, Clarice Pressner and Saul Singer

Click here to view Gala journal
Click here to view photos from the Gala

Save the Date!
Julian Y. Bernstein Distinguished Service Awards

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 7:30pm


DSA 2016 Invitation Cover

Click here to view honorees and ceremony details

2015-2016 Connect-ory 

Click here to view our newest 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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Westchester Jewish Council Board of Director's Statements

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

WAJE (Westchester Adult Jewish Education)

WAJE has a brand new website! Click here to view course offerings, dates and prices and to register online.  

Questions?  Contact Alice Tenney, WAJE Director.


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 Yoav Cohen and Yael Lewis and the work they are doing in Westchester.  

Click here to read Israel in Westchester blog.

Click here to see Westchester Stands with Israel video, produced by Westchester shlichim Yoav Cohen and Yael Lewis

Click here to see shlicha Yael Lewis putting kids through IDF boot camp at Beth El Synagogue's Day of Service!

Click here to read fun facts about Israel. 

Daily Alert News

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 11:00am
Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 12:00pm