Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2013


    Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2014

  • Night of Music 2014

    November, 2014

  • Westchester Jewish Council 39th Anniversary Gala Honors Elliot Forchheimer

    January, 2015

  • 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

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2015


  • An Evening of Unity with the People of Israel

    November, 2015

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News from the Council

Upcoming Events!  Join Us.

Night of Jewish Learning & Celebration

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Click here to register
Click here to view workshop offerings


Click here for a printable flyer

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Westchester Jewish Council 40th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, February 6, 2016 
Westchester Jewish Center

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 RSVP

Gala 2016

Click here to view full invitation
Click here to view donation levels


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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 An Evening of Unity with the People of Israel

Thank you to the over 600 people who came out to support Israel on Monday, November 2, 2015

Click here to see News12 coverage
Click here  for a list of partnering organizations
Click here to read blog post by Westchester community Shaliach Yoav Cohen


Israel Unity November 2015


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 read fun facts about Israel. 

Daily Alert News

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 7:30pm