Council In the Media


Jewish Link, December 7, 2023 – WJC Hosts Post-October 7 Women’s Forum

Westchester Jewish Life, December 2023 – Eighth Night of Jewish Learning Celebrated at Beth El Synagogue

Westchester Jewish Life, August 24, 2023 – WJC Hosts 47th Annual Jewish Music & Arts Festival

Joint Statement on Israeli President Herzog’s Address to Congress – Joint Statement from JCRC

Westchester Jewish Life,  May-June 2023 – UJA/WJC Annual Government Relations Legislative Breakfast

Westchester Jewish Life, Feb-Mar 2023 – WJC 47th Anniversary Gala, “Time to Shine,” Held at Kol Ami


Westchester Jewish Life, June 2022 – 18 Local Clergy Visit Israel on Intertfaith Mission/Ambassador/Israeli Consul General Asaf Zamir Welcomed in Scarsdale

The Scarsdale Inquirer, Friday, March 25, 2022 – “Exploring America’s Passovers of the Past”, Click for the article which appears on page 10.

lohud, January 25, 2022 -“After Colleyville: Hudson Valley synagogues eye security in wake of antisemitic attacks” lohud article in which Jeff Kapelus, the security chairperson for Westchester Jewish Council, discusses security concerns at synagogues.

Westchester Jewish Life, January 2022 – “Westchester Jewish Council Celebrates 46th Anniversary”.  Click here to read the article which appears on page 8.


Westchester Jewish Life, December 2021 – “WJC President Schrag Outlines Plans for Coming Year” – Click westjewishlifedec21 to view article.

The Jewish Link, December 10, 2021 – “Westchester Jewish Council Corrects Misstatements” – Click here to read the article.

Westchester Jewish Life, September 2021 –  An article about our annual Security Briefing appeared in the September issue.  Click here to read the article.

Westchester Jewish Life, July 2021 – Two articles appear in this edition pertaining to the Council, “Westchester Stands United Against Antisemitism and Hate Rally” and “William Schrag Becomes President of Westchester Jewish Council”.  Click here to read more.

The Jewish Link, June 2021 included an article about our annual Jewish History and Heritage Month program in May.  Here is a link to the article which appears on page 45.

County Executive George Latimer Introduces Legislation Aimed at Combatting Discrimination in Westchester County. To view the press conference, please click here. To read the press release, please click here.

The Jewish Link, April 2021 – Click here for an article about the 2021 Westchester Legislative Breakfast co-sponsored by UJA and Westchester Jewish Council.


The Jewish Link, August 2020 – “New York’s AG Briefs Westchester Jewish Council”