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Health for Life Programs (HeLP)

Are you 55 or older with a chronic condition? If so, the upcoming free Health for Life Program (HeLP) workshop offers you a sensible and enjoyable way to enhance your quality of life by providing a greater understanding of physical activity, healthy eating, and stress management. You’ll learn about managing your medications correctly and improving communication with health care providers and family. This free workshop is offered Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, in conjunction with the Public Private Partnership for Aging Services.
Please join us on Wednesdays July 19- August 23 from 10 until noon.
Yorktown Community and Cultural Center
1974 Commerce St # 111
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Contact: Marikay Capasso (914)813-6427 or

43rd Annual Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival Music and Art Banner
Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 12:00-6:00pm
Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Join us for a fun and festive day featuring a variety of musical performances including Golem and Rockmitzvah, Israeli dancing, a juggler, face painting, food and vendors (if you are interested in being a vendor, or have any other questions, contact Pam Goldstein. FREE and open to all, rain or shine.
Presented by the Westchester Jewish Council, Westchester Klezmer Program and Westchester County Parks

Opportunities for LGBTQ and Ally Teens & Families
Sponsored by Keshet and Mosaic of Westchester, a number of programs for both teens and families & communities are in place for the fall including:
Monthly teen group, teen summits, parades, shabbatonim, inclusion workshops, speakers and storytellers. Details.
For more information or to get involved, contact Avi Edelman.


  The WAJE Cooperative promotes adult education classes from Westchester Jewish Council member organizations  in an effort to bring more offerings to a greater number of Westchester lifelong learners. Click here to view a printable listing of courses. Check back often as this list will be updated as new courses are made available by our member organizations.
Questions? Please contact Lisa Itzkowitz, 914-328-7001

Introducing The Friendship Circle

A program that pairs teen volunteers with children with special needs
Teens that volunteer for Friendship Circle will spend quality time with children with special needs in the environment the kids are most comfortable in and familiar with: their own homes. The teens are guided and trained for their valuable role as friend and mentor. For more information contact Darielle Cohen,  or click here

Save the date:  September 1-10, 2017 
If You Love Trains, This Is for You! Israel Railroad Study Tour


THE WJCS JEWISH SPIRITUAL HEALING CENTER click here for a complete schedule of events


Spiritual Support Groups, Journeying Programs, and Kumi Ori Contemplative Sundays.



Wed, June 28 2017 4 Tammuz 5777