Events at WJC
Rosh Hashanah: Honey from the Heart Fundraiser
Honey from the Heart is an annual fundraiser of the Westchester Jewish Center Sisterhood that helps support programs. This 8-ounce jar of kosher honey arrives in time for the Rosh Hashanah holiday. Order online only.
High Holiday 5777: Important New Information
WJC is actively planning for the High Holidays which begin with Rosh Hashanah, on Sunday evening, October 2, 2016, and continue on Monday and Tuesday, October 3-4 and culminate with Yom Kippur on the evening of Tuesday, October 11 and ending Wednesday, October 12. Please consult your informational packet for the changes in seating options. Call the WJC office or email [email protected] with any questions.
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
(Formerly known as the Contemporary Service) Will Return in the Fall
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.
Will Return in the Fall
An uplifting, participatory, musical Kabbalat Shabbat with family and friends, accompanied by instrumental music. For our 2016 -2017 schedule:
Will Return in the Fall
Enjoy and experience the power of great music, communal singing and soulful praying. For our 2016 - 2017 Schedule:
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, 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.
Summer Fun @ WJC!
Sisterhood Gift Shop
For the Summer by Appointment Only
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.