Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Westchester Celebrates [email protected]

    April, 2018

  • Westchester Leadership Reception

    September, 2018

  • Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2018

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2017

  • Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    April, 2018

  • Westchester Jewish Council 42nd Anniversary Gala

    honoring Betsy Bernstein, Michael Karnes, and Gary Trachten

    February, 2018

  • Government Relations Legislative Breakfast

    April, 2017

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2018


  • Celebrate Israel Parade 

    June, 2018

  • Julian Y. Bernstein Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

    March, 2018

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Upcoming Council Events

Honor Day Community Event

The 5 Synagogues of White Plains together with the Westchester Jewish Council invite you for an inspirational evening in honor of Israel Soldiers

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:15-9:00pm

Congregation Kol Ami, White Plains

To register please click link:  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efrb9w3t6a7bfe15&oseq=&c=&ch= 

Save the Date

Annual Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:45-10:00am
Manhattanville College, Purchase

Details and registration coming soon. 


A Night of Music & Joy

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 7:30pm
Temple Israel of New Rochelle

A musical celebration of the Season of Thanksgiving and Dedication with Kol Hazzanim, the Cantors of Westchester

Registration now open. Early pricing through November 8. 



Homepage News



The Westchester Jewish Council, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Westchester since 1975 is convening an educational  trip to Israel for Westchester elected officials and community leaders. Click here to help support this special effort.

Israel in Westchester

Have you met the Westchester Community Shaliach (Israeli emissary) and Shlichim (young Israelis emissaries)?  
Learn more about Nadav Shachmon (Shaliach) and Lior Malul, Carmel Mena, Adi Nulman and Yuval Shiran, and the work they are doing in Westchester.  


Click here to read Nadav's bio.
Click here to read Lior, Carmel, Adi and Yuval's bios.

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Thank you to everone who came out to celebrate. We were 3,200 strong, making this the largest event in the Westchester Jewish community in recent history. 

Click here and here to view photos

Jewish Events in Westchester

Our community calendar is packed with hundreds of events. Learn what's happening across Westchester's Jewish organizations.
Click here to view the community calendar.





As of January 1, 2018, Mosaic of Westchester is now the Mosaic LGBTQ Committee of the Westchester Jewish Council. Click here for more information. 

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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2017-2018 Connect-ory 

Click here to view our directory of Westchester organizations and synagogues

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Jewish Broadcasting Service

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Community Calendar


5 Year Jewish Holiday Calendar


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