Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2013

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2014

  • Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2014

  • Night of Music 2014

    November, 2014

  • Westchester Jewish Council 39th Anniversary Gala Honors Elliot Forchheimer

    January, 2015

  • Westchester Stands with Israel Press Conference

    July, 2014

  • Julian Y. Bernstein Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

    May, 2014

  • Annual Government Relations Breakfast

    May, 2014

  • Westchester Marches in the 2014 Celebrate Israel Parade

    June, 2014

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News from the Council

Upcoming Events.  Join Us!

Annual Julian Y. Bernstein Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

JCC of Harrison

DSA Awards 2015 Invite Cover

Click here to view list of honorees
Click here to view additional event details

Yom HaShoa Commemoration

Thursday, April 16, 12:00 p.m.
Holocaust Garden of Remembrance 

The 2015 Connect-ory is Here

Click here to view our newest directory of Westchester organizations and synagogues

2015 Connectory Cover 

Mazel Tov to Elliot Forchheimer

on his being honored at the Council's 39th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, January 24

Gala 2015 Elliot Speech

Click here to view photos
Click here to view Elliot's tribute video
Click here to view Elliot's Gala video
Click here to view the Gala journal

Click on each event below for photos from our recent events!

2014 Jewish Heritage Night with the Westchester Knicks held on December 13, 2014
2014 Night of Music & Joy held on November 15, 2014
2014 Annual Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast held on November 20, 2014 

More News...

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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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 Shaliach (emissary)?  Learn more about Yoav Cohen and the work he is doing in Westchester.  Click here.

Click here to read fun facts about Israel. 

Daily Alert News

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:00pm
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 11:00am
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 12:00pm