Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • 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 Jewish Music & Arts Festival

    July, 2013

  • 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

Westchester Music & Arts Festival

Join us for day of fun and festivities for the whole family on Sunday, August 17, noon - 6pm at Kensico Dam Plaza, rain or shine!

Music & Arts Festival flyer

Click here for a printable copy of the flyer.

Click here for more details.

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

The Westchester Jewish Council is pleased to be a supporting partner of the New York Stands with Israel Rally. See full details below. Please join us and help show Westchester's strong support for Israel. We encourage you to bring Israeli flags, posters, etc. We look forward to seeing many of you on Monday, July 28 as we stand together with Israel. 

NYC Stand with Israel Rally Flyer_July 2014

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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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

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 11:00am