News from the Council
WAJE (Westchester Adult Jewish Education)
Westchester Music & Arts Festival
Over 1,200 people came out to enjoy the 40th Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival on Sunday, August 17. Thank you to The Westchester Klezmer Program, Kol Hazzanim and Westchester County Parks, as well as our elected officials, exhibitors and attendees who all contributed to making this a wonderful event.
Click here to view more photos and videos from the day.
Click here to see a list of exhibitors and their contact information.
Celebrate Israel Parade
Thank you to everyone who marched with us. It was a glorious day!
Click here for more photos and details of the day.
New York Stands with Israel Rally
Monday, June 28, 12:30pm
Thank you to the Westchester community for coming out to support the Rally.
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Click here for video
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.
A gallery of photos from past events can be found here.
Israel in Westchester
On Thursday, July 17, 2014, Westchester elected officials, clergy and members of the community gathered at a press conference to show their support for Israel. Click here for details, photos and video of the event.
The leadership of the Westchester Jewish Council, representing our membership of 152 Jewish organizations and synagogues, joins the worldwide Jewish community in expressing our grief at the tragic deaths of Naftali Frenkel z"l, Gilad Shaar z"l, and Eyal Yifrach z"l.
Click here to read sentiments from prominent local leaders in our community.
Have you met the Westchester Community Shaliach (emissary)? Learn more about Yoav Cohen and the work he is doing in Westchester here.
Click here to read fun facts about Israel.