Westchester Jewish Center

Welcome to Westchester Jewish Center

  • WJC: Center of Learning for All Ages


    We encourage our members to gain an appreciation for how to live life fully as modern Jews by exploring all aspects of our traditions, history and religious practices.

  • WJC: Center of Culture


    We invite members to experience, participate in, and celebrate the richness of our heritage and rejoice in its relevance today.

  • WJC: Center of Prayer & Celebration


    We come together for the worship of God, study of Torah and discussions that connect us to the religious spirit and practice of Judaism.

  • WJC: Center of Personal Spirituality


    We have a free and open setting designed to encourage all members to explore their Jewish spirituality and personal relationship with God.

  • WJC: Center of Community


    We foster a sense of belonging and warmly welcome all Jews seeking to share and enrich our spiritual, religious, and cultural experiences.

  • WJC: Center of Caring for the World


    We participate in Tikkun Olam - embodied in our individual and communal responsibility to serve, support and improve the lives of others and the world around us.



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Events at WJC

Israeli Dancing

Monday, November 23rd at 7:30pm


Good for the mind, body and spirit. Check here for new fall schedule.

On Community, One Hanukkah Celebration

Sunday, December 6th at 4pm

Join us for a Hanukkah Celebration with Something for Everyone and a Free Festive Hanukkah Dinner.



WJC Karaoke "Be a Star" Night!

Saturday, December 19th at 8pm


WJC Brotherhood invites you to channel your inner Sinatra and Streisand.




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.

Rhythm and Ruach

Friday, November 20th at 7:30pm

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!



Renewal Service

Sunday, December 13th at 7pm

Enjoy and expereince the power of great music, communal singin and soulful praying. 


WJC in the News

WJC Making News & Building Community


News From & About Israel

Stay Current on Breaking News & Sign Up to Receive Daily Briefings on Israel & Global Jewish News!


Learning Opportunities at WJC

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 & Adult B'nei Mitzvah Classes.

Past Events at WJC










Early Childhood

Now Enrolling for all 2015-2016 Programs!

Early Childhood Center

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!

Baby Group

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 Sandy in the Early Childhood Center office, at [email protected].



Religious School

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.



April 1

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.


PJ Library

Sisterhood Gift Shop

Make it your first stop for beautiful gifts!

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, please contact Carol Fasman by email at [email protected] or call the office at (914) 698-2960 for current hours or to schedule an appointment.