Welcome to Westchester Jewish Center
Think Spring! Save the date for WJC's annual Spring Gala Celebration on Sunday, May 17th!
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Sunday, May 17, 2015
We look forward to honoring two extraordinary congregants - Harold Treiber and Julie BenAvram. Come support them, along with WJC, by your attendance, your journal ad and your raffle purchases. For further information, please email email@example.com.
Attend one of our programs this week
There are many opportunities to nourish your body and soul with new programs led by Rabbi Segelman and Rabbi Monosov this coming year. Learn more about Weekly Torah Study, Downtown Torah, Adult B'nei Mitzvah Classes, and Learning Lunches with Rabbi Monosov by clicking on the links for each program.
8 ways that you can help today!
Click here to learn about 8 different ways that we can help support the people and soldiers of Israel. Take this opportunity to assist Israel in their effort to protect our Jewish homeland.
Now recruiting for the 2015 season!
Starting each April, the WJC Brotherhood Men's Softball Team participates in the Westchester Hebrew Softball League. Join us and help us defend our Championship! If you are a player who is 16+ years of age and are competitive, committed, and available on most Sunday mornings, please call for details. The team looks forward to hearing from you right away!
Online Learning with Rabbi Segelman
Davenology is the study of the meaning and practices of Jewish prayer. In this recorded program, Rabbi Segelman explores insights into prayers, helping break down barriers that may keep some from entering into the amazing world of Jewish prayer. Click here to listen to Rabbi Segelman's complete Davenology program.
A Message from the Rabbi:
Past and Present Prayer at WJC
Click here to read Rabbi Segelman's discussion of past and present prayer services at WJC, and the principles that inform his vision of the future.
Let us send WJC care packages to your college student!
Help us stay in touch with your college aged child by registering for College Outreach 2014-2015! We will send care packages throughout the year, with fun goodies to help them celebrate the holidays, along with letters from the Clergy. We will also stay in touch throughout the year with articles, notes, and programs for when your child is visiting home.
Pre-Passover Pizza Dinner
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Join us at 6:30pm as we enjoy a pizza dinner, sing Passover songs and conduct the final search for chametz! RSVP to Rosie @ 914-698-2960. Adults $10, Children $5.
Israeli Dance at WJC
Monday, April 6, 2015
Join us on Monday evenings for Israeli dance classes, led by world famous dance teacher Shmulik Gov-Ari! Israeli dance is great for mind, body and spirit, with separate classes offered for beginners and advanced dancers. All classes are held at WJC and are open to both teens and adults.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
The WJC Brotherhood is excited to host a breakfast with Bob Cohen, President of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and long-time member of WJC. Bob has met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and many other American and foreign leaders. Join us at 9:00am for an engaging discussion with a longtime friend of the WJC Brotherhood. Yom HaShoah Commemoration continues with a memorial service at 10:00am.
Yom Shoah Commemoration
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Individuals and families from throughout the community are invited to join us for our Yom HaShoah commemorative program, beginning with a Memorial Service at 10:00am followed by our guest speaker, Dr. Eric Goldman. Dr. Goldman will present our keynote address on Reflecting and Affecting Memory: Cinema as Haggadah for the Holocaust. Lunch will be served.
Meet the Author: Maggie Anton
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Hendel Family Library invites you to an evening with Maggie Anton, author of the bestselling series Rashi's Daughters and Rav Hisda's Daughter. Ms. Anton will speak about her latest book Enchantress: A Novel of Rav Hisda's Daughter. Program begins at 7:30pm.
Judaica Gallery Opening
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Don't miss the opening of our latest art exhibition "That Was Fabulous! The Paintings of Stephen Crohn". Join us and the Crohn family at 7:45pm for a wine and cheese reception, gallery tour and to hear guest speaker Jesse Green, a critic for New York Magazine, who wrote about Crohn's life and work.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Celebrate Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, at WJC! The fun begins at 4:00pm and includes activities for all ages including guest speakers, vendors, games, "hands-on" art, story time, Israeli dancing, and more! Dairy dinner served at 5:30pm. Open to all and free of charge!
Music at WJC
Friday, April 24, 2015
An uplifting, participatory, musical Kabbalat Shabbat with family and friends, accompanied by instrumental music. Service at 8:00pm and dessert following the service. Click here to listen to some of the tunes that we'll be using at our future services!
Saturday, April 25 & May 2, 2015
An abbreviated, casual, instrumental Shabbat morning service filled with music, singing and spiritual teachings. Begins at 10:30am.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
A music filled hour of great music, communal singing and soulful praying, guided by the sounds of guitar, piano and voice. Begins at 7:00pm.
Now Enrolling for all 2015-2016 Programs!
Registration is now available!. WJC Early Childhood offers Mommy & Me, in addition to programs for 2, 3, 4, and 5 year-olds. Browse our website to learn more about our Early Childhood programs or call 914-698-2767 for more information.
Early Childhood Education
We are a community of teachers, parents and children and offer an Early Childhood Education program that supports children's physical, social, emotional and cognitive growth - all in the context of a Jewish environment. Please come visit our newly renovated, state of the art facility and meet some of our energetic, experienced staff.
Baby Group at WJC
Classes are forming now!
Join Ellen Ferber, M.Ed., L.C.S.W., as we discuss ways to support the healthy growth and development of your baby and learn new things about your baby's capacities. In addition you will gain insights into the importance of your nurturing relationship with your developing baby. Ellen Ferber has been working in the field of early childhood for 30+ years as a teacher, director and consultant in early childhood programs. For the schedule and for more information please contact Doris in the Early Childhood Center office, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos & Video
WJC Brotherhood Softball Team
"The Wizard of Aach"
WJC Sisterhood PaintNite
During the past school year, the Dan and Beverly Cannold Religious School unveiled a new Religious School program that innovatively combines formal classroom instruction with enrichment programs to provide an engaging and dynamic experience for children and families. Please contact Aleza Kulp, Education Director, at 914-698-2966 for more information.
Shabbat Youth Services
Youth Services are offered on Shabbat for all ages groups. Programs include Torah for Tots for children in Nursery School through Kindergarten, Junior Congregation for children in 1st through 3rd grade, Youth Services for children in the 4th - 6th grade and Teen Minyan for children in 7th grade through High School.
Sisterhood Gift Shop
Shop at the WJC Sisterhood Gift Shop!
The Sisterhood Gift Shop at WJC is stocked with beautiful ritual items of every description and price range.
You will find a wonderful selection of jewelry, seder plates, menorahs, mezuzahs, tallitot, kipot as well as gift items and novelty items.
For more information, please contact Carol Fasman or call the office at 914-698-2960. Appointments available!