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Jewish Life on Campus:
What Everyone Needs to Know BEFORE Creating College Lists
Bagels & Conversation with Eric D. Fingerhut, 
President & CEO, Hillel International
Sunday, October 22, 2017
(prior to Schechter Westchester College Fair @ 11:00am)
Schechter Westchester, 555 West Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale
Join us for a casual, candid discussion about how to evaluate Jewish life on campus as you consider different colleges, and get an update on current happenings on campuses around North America.  Details and RSVP.  


Are You Ready for the Adventure of a Lifetime?

It's so much more than a free trip to Israel for those aged 18-26.  Registration open for winter trips. Click here for more information.


Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center Annual Benefit Dinner Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Please join the HHREC for our Annual Benefit Dinner honoring The Rosenshein Family of the Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club and Thomas J. Schwarz, President, Purchase College, SUNY.

Holocaust survivor, Helga Luden, will be our keynote speaker.

Cocktails are at 6PM; Dinner and Program is at 7PM.

Click here for more information and to register

Empowering Scripture: The Christian and Jewish Reform Movements - Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:30pm

In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, join us for a special dialogue on how this 16th century Protestant movement and the 19th Century Jewish reform movements (Reform and Conservative) used scripture to reform their practices. This program is part of the Shared Roots, Divergent Paths series with Iona College, now in its 18th year!

The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

                          Click here  for more information and to register.

Co-sponsored by AJC Westchester/Fairfield and the Driscoll Professorship in Jewish-Catholic Studies at Iona College.

Finding Common Ground: Muslim-Jewish Relations
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:30pm

Join us for a look at the state of Muslim-Jewish relations today with Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, the author of "The Shoah Through Muslim Eyes."  Dr. Afridi is a Muslim woman who heads an academic center dedicated to learning the lessons of the Holocaust. She is a true bridge builder who deeply understands both the Muslim and Jewish communities. 

The program will be held at Bet Torah in Mt. Kisco and is free and open to the public.  Advance registration is required.
Register Here

For more information contact AJC Westchester/Fairfield at or by calling 914.948.5585.

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

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


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



Mon, October 23 2017 3 Cheshvan 5778