Westchester Jewish Center

Israel Committee

Israel FlagThe Israel Committee at WJC is dedicated to educating congregants about and celebrating the State of Israel.

Israel Celebration Day:

Our Israel Celebration Day events in honor of Israel's birthday are always a huge success!

Attendees enjoy a variety of Israeli foods, dance, music and more.

Israeli Film Nights:






We are pleased to announce the continuation of our successful Israeli film nights at WJC!

Make sure to check the homepage or the latest issue of the Review to find out more about our next screening.
Our film nights are open and free to all, and coffee, tea and light refreshments are served.





Past Israel Committee Programs: 


A presentation in honor of Henrietta Szold's life, done in conjunction with the Mamaroneck Chapter of Hadassah.


  • Israel Shabbat, during which congregants shared their experiences of Israel.
  • Independence Day Parties
  • Nefesh b'Nefesh: an intergenerational project. Members (and parents of members) of our synagogue who lived in Israel during its formative years were interviewed by our Hebrew High School students.

Click on the video below to watch as we learn Israeli dancing at an Israel Committee event!




Click here to access our list of English language Israeli or Jewish/American websites that provide informative, up-to-the-minute Israeli news.

Click here to learn about ten quick and easy ways that you can support Israel.