Welcome to Westchester Jewish Council

  • Night of Jewish Learning and Celebration

    November, 2013

  • Jewish History & Heritage Month

    May, 2014

  • Westchester Music & Arts Festival

    August, 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 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

Shanah Tovah

The board and staff of the Westchester Jewish Council wish you sweet, healthy and happy new year.

Apples and Honey


Night of Music & Joy

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Temple Israel of New Rochelle

Night of Music & Joy 2014

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Click here for printable flyer

Jewish Heritage Night with the Westchester Knicks

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 7:00pm
Westchester County Center

Westchester Knicks_Jewish Heritage Night 2014

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Westchester Jewish Council Gala 2015


Gala 2015_Save the Date

WAJE (Westchester Adult Jewish Education)

The new WAJE catalog for 2014-15 is now available. Click here to view. Click here for a registration form. Questions?  Contact Nina Luban, WAJE Director.

Westchester Music & Arts Festival

Over 1,200 people came out to enjoy the 40th Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival on Sunday, August 17.  Thank you to The Westchester Klezmer Program, Kol Hazzanim and Westchester County Parks, as well as our elected officials, exhibitors and attendees who all contributed to making this a wonderful event. 

Festival 2014 Performance

 Click here to view more photos and videos from the day. 

Click here to see a list of exhibitors and their contact information. 






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

Israel in Westchester

Have you met the Westchester Community Shaliach (emissary)?  Learn more about Yoav Cohen and the work he is doing in Westchester.  Click here.

Click here to read fun facts about Israel. 

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 11:00am