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Thurs. Aug. 17, WJC Evening Services at 6:30pm to allow many to attend "We Stand with Charlottesville" Interfaith Vigil, New Rochelle.
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Events at WJC
WJC Stands with Charlottesville
Interfaith Vigil for Charlottesville and the Nation
Date: Thursday, August 17th, Time: 7:30 PM
Place: New Rochelle Methodist Church, 1200 North Ave., New Rochelle
The vigil is scheduled to be held outdoors on the lawn. In the event of inclement weather, it will move indoors. Join together with community members of all faiths to reflect on the events in Charlottesville, and to show our support
In order to allow for maximum attendance at the vigil, evening services at WJC will begin at 6:30 pm.
Read Rabbi Segelman and Rabbi Yolkut's message here.
Honey from the Heart 2017 Fundraiser
Time to order your Honey from the Heart. It's a great way of sending New Year's greetings to family and friends while supporting the WJC Sisterhood. Online orders only.
High Holiday 2017/5778
The High Holidays may be months away, but planning is already underway. Rosh Hashanah begins on Wednesday evening, September 20th, and continues on Thursday and Friday, September 21st and 22nd. Yom Kippur begins on Friday evening September 29th and ends on Saturday evening September 30th.
High Holiday Melodies
Israeli Dance Class
Tuesday, August 29th at 7:30pm
Great workout for your mind and body. Led by Shmulik Gov-Ari.
WJC Learning Opportunities
Nourish Your Body & Soul
There are many opportunities to nourish your body and soul with programs led by our clergy. Learn about Rabbi Adir Yolkut's Weekly Torah Study -- Triple T: Torah, Talmud, Tuesday.
Open Study Session Continuing Education
Check out the following links for relevant material that will help continue the discussion begun on January 9, 2017: Do the Names of the Matriarchs Belong in the Amidah?
WJC in the News
Making News & Building Community
Music at WJC
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.
WJC is proud to offer our array of Contemporary services to inspire you with the beauty, meaning and relevance of Jewish spiritual traditions. These services feature contemporary instrumental music and forms of prayer, are user-friendly and are especially focused on personal meaning and spirituality. We invite you to experience your life’s journey as it dialogues with ancient and modern Jewish ideas, to the tune of moving music and inspiring community.
Simple and Soulful
Let your spirit soar as we journey through an abbreviated Shabbat morning service. This 90-minute service includes group prayer and singing accompanied by instruments, silence for personal reflection and interactive exploration and interpretation of the week's Torah portion.
An uplifting, participatory, musical Kabbalat Shabbat with family and friends, accompanied by instrumental music.
Enjoy and experience the power of great music, communal singing and soulful praying.
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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
Join Ellen Ferber, MEd., LCSW, as we discuss ways to support the healthy growth and development of your baby and learn new things about your baby's capacities.
Summer Fun @ WJC!
Sisterhood Gift Shop
The Sisterhood Gift Shop at WJC carries beautiful ritual items of every description and price range and a selection of artisan craft items from around the world.
We have a wonderful selection of jewelry, accessories, seder plates, menorahs, mezuzahs, tallitot, as well as gift items for the home and novelty items for kids and adults.
For more information, contact Carol Fasman by email at [email protected] or call the office at (914) 698-2960 for current hours or to schedule an appointment.
The Dan and Beverly Cannold Religious School 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, Youth Services for children in the 1st - 6th grade and Teen Schmooze for children in 7th grade through High School.