Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2017

  • Honor Week Celebration

    November, 2017

  • 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

  • Julian Y. Bernstein Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

    March, 2018

  • Westchester Jewish Council 42nd Anniversary Gala

    honoring Betsy Bernstein, Michael Karnes, and Gary Trachten

    February, 2018

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Upcoming Council Events


fredman_sam.jpgIt is with the deepest of sadness that we share the news of the passing of one of our founders, our 3rd president, our friend, the Honorable Judge Samuel G. Fredman (z"l). 

At the request of the family, donations in Sam's memory may be made to the Westchester Jewish Council. Click here to donate online, or checks payable to Westchester Jewish Council may be sent to 701 Westchester Avenue, Suite 203E, White Plains, NY  10604.  In the coming months, the Council will be working on an appropriate tribute to Sam's legacy. 

Shiva information:

MONDAY, March 19: 7-9 pm Home of Neil Fredman, Rye Brook, Minyan at 7:15

TUESDAY, March 20: 7-9 pm Home of Andrew Fredman, Minyan at 7:15

Westchester County Yom Hashoah Commemoration

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 12:00pm
Garden of Remembrance


Westchester County Yom Hazikaron Israel Memorial Day Ceremony

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 7:00pm
JCC of Mid-Westchester

Join us for a community wide memorial ceremony to honor and rember the fallen soldiers an victims of terrorism, followed by music in celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaut Israeli Independence Day
All welcome. RSVP appreciated. 


Save the Dates!

Jewish History and Heritage Month Celebration

Monday, May 7, 2018, 6:00pm
Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Avenue, White Plains

Celebrate Israel Parade

Sunday, June 3, 11:00am
New York City



Homepage News

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Take part in a year-long celebration of Israel culminating in an extravagent community-wide celebration.
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 12:00 - 5:00pm

Visit www.westchesterisraelat70.com for details and tickets

Get involved! Contact Helene Schonbrun, Westchester Celebrates [email protected] Event Coordinator or Community Shlicha, Oshra Rosenberg to learn more!

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.





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

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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2017-2018 Connect-ory 

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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) and Shlichim (young emissaries)?  
Learn more about Oshra Rosenberg (Shlicha) and Amit Danan and Ofek Harel (Shlichim)  and the work theyare doing in Westchester.  

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

Daily Alert News


Jewish Broadcasting Service

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America's Jewish Television Network

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 11:00am

Community Calendar


Celebrate Passover

Ideas & Inspiration

5 Year Jewish Holiday Calendar


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Celebrate Shabbat