Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2015

  • Honor Week Celebration

    December, 2016

  • Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2016

  • Night of Music & Joy 2016

    November, 2016

  • Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    April, 2017

  • Government Relations Legislative Breakfast

    April, 2017

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2017


  • Celebrate Israel Parade 

    June, 2017

  • An Evening of Unity with the People of Israel

    November, 2015

  • Westchester Jewish Council 41st Anniversary Gala

    honoring Paul Warhit and Jeff Kohn

    February, 2017

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Upcoming Council Events

Join Us.

43rd Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival

Sunday, August 20, 2017, 12:00-6:00pm
Kensico Dam Plaza

Let us know you will join us by registering here and you will be entered into a raffle to win a $50 gift card!
Click here for details including performers and performance times, vendors, photos and more!


Anti-BDS and Anti-Hate Resolutions Pass

On Monday evening, June 19, the Westchester County Board of Legislators voted 16-1 in favor of the Anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions) Movement Resolution and Anti-Hate Resolution. We thank the Board of Legislators for proposing and overwhelmingly passing these resolutions and thank their Committee on Legislation that voted in favor of bringing it from committee to the full Board of Legislators.

Click here to read Anti-BDS Resolution
Click here to read Anti-Hate Resolution

Homepage News

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.


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.

Join Our Email List

2017-2018 Connect-ory 

Click here to view our directory of Westchester organizations and synagogues

WAJE (Westchester Adult Jewish Education) Cooperative

Beginning in the fall of 2016, WAJE will cease to offer its own classes but will instead focus on promoting the many existing quality Jewish educational opportunities that are offered by the member organizations/synagogues of the Westchester Jewish Council to the community at large. Click here to see course offerings as of December 2016.  

Questions?  Contact Lisa Itzkowitz

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

Israel in Westchester

Have you met the Westchester Community Shlichia (emissary)?  Learn more about Oshra Rosenberg and the work she is doing in Westchester.  

Click here to read Oshra's bio.
Click here to follow Oshra on Facebook. 


Daily Alert News


Jewish Broadcasting Service

Click here to view JBSTV
America's Jewish Television Network

Click here to vote for FIOS to carry JBSTV

5 Year Jewish Holiday Calendar


Click here to view full calendar



Celebrate Shabbat