News from the Council
Upcoming Events! Join Us.
Yom Hashoah Holocaust Commemoration
in partnership with Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:00-1:00pm
Garden of Remembrance
Jewish History and Heritage Month Celebration
Monday, May 16, 2016
6:00 pm, Light reception with the County Board of Legislators
6:30 p.m., Ceremony
County Board of Legislators
148 Martine Ave, White Plains
Annual Westchester Government Relations Legislative Breakfast
Friday, May 20, 2016, 7:45am
JCC of Harrison
Co-presented by Westchester Jewish Council and UJA-Federation of New York in Westchester
A Night of Exploring Israel Bias and Anti-Semitism on Campus
Monday, May 23, 2016
6:30pm - Israeli style dinner
7:00pm - Program
SUNY Purchase, 735 Anderson Hill Road
An evening of education and empowerment by leading campus organizations for students to learn what to do if confronted with anti-Israel or anti-Semitic activity on campus.
Free and open to all. Details and RSVP.
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
Click here to view our newest directory of Westchester organizations and synagogues
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.
Get Social with The Westchester Jewish Council
Westchester Jewish Council Board of Director's Statements
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.
Passover Holiday Kit
Click here to view a list of communal Passover Seders