Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Westchester Jewish Council 43rd Anniversary Gala

    honoring Tracey Bilski, Elizabeth Lampert and Harry Mamaysky

    February, 2019

  • Westchester Israel Independence Day/Yom Ha'atzmaut 2019

  • 2019 Annual Westchester Government Relations Briefing

  • Jewish History and Heritage Month Event 2019

  • Westchester Leadership Reception

    September, 2018

  • The Rescued Holocaust Torahs at The Annual Westchester Countywide Yom Hashoah Holocaust Commemoration 2019 

  • Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2018

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2017

  • Government Relations Legislative Breakfast

    April, 2017

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2018

     

  • Celebrate Israel Parade 

    June, 2018

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Upcoming Council Events

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Please save this Wednesday, September 25th for the dedication of the new offices of UJA-Federation, DOROT, Hillels of Westchester, Jewish Education Project and the Westchester Jewish Council. The open house will take place from 9:25 am - 11:30 am and from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Remarks, light refreshments and fun await all. The office is located at 925 Westchester Avenue, White Plains. Reservations are requested, so please RSVP here or contact any of the above organizations including the Council at [email protected]. 

UJA and the Afya Foundation are collecting humanitarian supplies to send to those affected by Hurricane Dorian. The list of needed supplies is here. There will be a collection box in our suite on the day of the open house, for any supplies you would like to donate.

 

WESTCHESTER'S 6th NIGHT OF JEWISH LEARNING AND CELEBRATION

Click here to register for Westchester's 6th Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 at 7:15pm

Beth El Synagogue Center, 1324 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY

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Join us for two sessions of classes led by 30 Westchester Rabbis

NEW THIS YEAR - Third bonus session for the community with guest scholar led by Ethan Tucker of Hadar.

Kosher dairy dessert reception throughout the evening.

 

 

 

 

If you would like to make a donation to the Westchester Jewish Council in recognition of our important "Security Initiative", please click the button below.

 

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Homepage News

We held our 3rd Annual Westchester Jewish Leadership Reception on September 12th with amazing guest speakers including Hon. Israel Nitzan (Deputy Consul General Israel Consulate in NY), Tara Rosenblum (25 Time Emmy-Winning News12 Anchor/Reporter) and Hon. George Latimer (Westchester County Executive).

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Our annual Westchester High Holy Day Security Briefing took place on Thursday, September 5th with close to 80 people in attendance. This Council program provided guests with an opportunity to hear a security update from our local and federal law enforcement officers prior to the High Holy Day season. We were honored to have guest speakers, including Westchester Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins and Andrew Ludlum from the Westchester Intelligence Center, Commissioner Thomas Gleason, Chief Paul Oliva, Chief Cerone, WJC Security Co-Chair Jeff Kapelus and Rabbi Howard Goldsmith.

 

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Jewish Heritage Open House

Westchester County Executive George Latimer invites you to join him as we celebrate the New Year at the Jewish Heritage Open House on Tuesday, September 24th at 5pm to 7pm. This event will be held at the Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY, 9th Floor. The event is an informal meet and greet with Hon. Latimer and his staff.

 

Please RSVP to [email protected]

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The Westchester Jewish Council, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Westchester since 1975, is convening an educational trip to Israel for Westchester elected officials and community leaders. Click here to help support this special effort.


 

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.

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As of January 1, 2018, Mosaic of Westchester is now the Mosaic LGBTQ Committee of the Westchester Jewish Council. Click here for more information. 


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5 Year Jewish Holiday Calendar

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