Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Government Relations Legislative Breakfast

    May, 2015

  • Celebrate Israel Parade 

    May, 2015

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2015


  • An Evening of Unity with the People of Israel

    November, 2015

  • Julian Y. Bernstein Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

    March, 2016

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2013


    Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 2014

  • Night of Music 2014

    November, 2014

  • Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    April, 2015

  • Westchester Jewish Council 40th Anniversary Gala

    honoring Harriet Schleifer and William B. Schrag with tribute to founders
    Rabbi Amiel Wohl, Hon. Samuel G. Fredman, Clarice Pressner and Saul Singer

    February, 2016

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News from the Council

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Celebrate Israel Parade

Sunday, June 5, 2016


Calling all organizations to join the Westchester Cluster for a day of fun in NYC celebrating Israel!! The parade runs from 11:00 am-4:00 pm. (We will get our marching time closer to the date.)  Each participating cluster group can carry their own banner and wear the parade t -shirt. Contact Donna Bartell, (914) 328-7001 for more information

2015-2016 Connect-ory 

Click here to view our newest directory of Westchester organizations and synagogues

2015 Connectory Cover 


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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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Rosenthal JCC Tribute

On behalf of the entire Westchester Jewish community, the Westchester Jewish Council paid special tribute to the the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester, and its professional and lay leaders.
View tribute video

Get Social with The Westchester Jewish Council

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Westchester Jewish Council Board of Director's Statements

Syrian Refugee Crisis (10/2015)
Civility (10/2015)
EU Labeling (11/2015)

WAJE (Westchester Adult Jewish Education)

Click here to view course offerings, dates and prices and to register online.  

Questions?  Contact Alice Tenney, WAJE Director.


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

Israel in Westchester

Have you met the Westchester Community Shlichim (emissaries)?  Learn more about Yoav Cohen and Yael Lewis and the work they are doing in Westchester.  

Click here to read Israel in Westchester blog.

Click here to see Westchester Stands with Israel video, produced by Westchester shlichim Yoav Cohen and Yael Lewis

Click here to see shlicha Yael Lewis putting kids through IDF boot camp at Beth El Synagogue's Day of Service!

Click here to read fun facts about Israel. 


Daily Alert News


Jewish Broadcasting Service

Click here to view JBSTV
America's Jewish Television Network

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 11:00am
Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 12:00pm
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 7:00pm