Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2014

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2013

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2014

  • 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

  • 37th Anniversary Gala Honors Ron Burton

    WJC Past President Ron Burton and WJC President Paul Warhit

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News from the Council

 

WAJE (Westchester Adult Jewish Education)

The new WAJE catalog for 2014-15 is now available. Click here to view. Questions?  Contact Nina Luban, WAJE Director 


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. 

Festival 2014 Performance

 

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!

Celebrate Israel Parade 2014 with Engel

 Click here for more photos and details of the day. 

 

 

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New York Stands with Israel Rally

Monday, June 28, 12:30pm

Thank you to the Westchester community for coming out to support the Rally. 

NY Stands with Israel 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.

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Photos

A gallery of photos from past events can be found here.


Israel in Westchester

 

Westchester Elected officials at press conference

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. 


 

Israeli Teens Candles

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. 


 

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 11:00am

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