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It's Honey Time!
Sisterhood Honey Store for Rosh Hashanah 2015 is up and running! Help support the Sisterhood by participating in this yearly fundraiser. Place your orders online by July 13th to qualify for free shipping.
High Holidays 2015 at WJC
It's time to make plans for observing the 2015 High Holidays at WJC. Rosh Hashanah begins on Sunday evening, September 13 and continues on Monday and Tuesday, September 14 and 15. Yom Kippur begins on Tuesday evening September 22 and ends on Wednesday evening September 23.
Attend one of our programs this week
There are many opportunities to nourish your body and soul with programs led by Rabbi Segelman and Rabbi Monosov throughout the 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.
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.
Music at WJC
An uplifting, participatory, musical Kabbalat Shabbat with family and friends, accompanied by instrumental music. Click here to listen to some of the tunes that we'll be using at our future services!
Summer Israeli Dancing at WJC
Mondays at 7:30pm
Good for the mind, body and spirit. We've added classes for July and August! Check here for new summer schedule.
Koslowe Judaica Gallery Presents A Program with LOFT's Silver Connections: "That's Fabulous" - The Paintings of Stephen Crohn
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 11:30am
The Koslowe Gallery is pleased to be partnering with the LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center of Westchester and Mosaic of Westchester, a non-profit initiative working for the intergration of LGBT Jews into Westchester Jewish Life to bring this exhibition to lower Westchester.
Past Events at WJC
WJC celebrated Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day with fun activities for all ages including guest speakers, vendors, games, "hands-on" art, story time, Israeli dancing and dinner.
Judaica Gallery Opening
"That Was Fabulous! The Paintings of Stephen Crohn," opened on April 23, 2015. The Crohn family joined us 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.
The WJC Brotherhood was excited to host a breakfast with Bob Cohen, President of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and long-time member of WJC.
Yom Shoah Commemoration
Individuals and families from throughout the community joined us for our Yom HaShoah Commemoration. It began with a Memorial Service followed by our guest speaker, Dr. Eric Goldman who presented the keynote address on Reflecting and Affecting Memory: Cinema as Haggadah for the Holocaust.
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 [email protected].
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!