Recent Events

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Thank you to the more than 600 people who joined AJC Westchester and Young Israel of Scarsdale for a Tisha B'Av Community Solidarity Event with David Harris on Monday, August 4th.   Stay tuned to www.ajc.org/westchester for what you can do to take action and support Israel and the worldwide Jewish community.  Event photos to be available in the near future. Date: 8/4/2014


Thank you to all who joined us for our regional Annual Meeting on June 12th highlighted by a special program entitled, "The Role of Global Markets in the National Security of the U.S. and Israel" featuring Dr. Efraim Chalamish, Professor at NYU Law School and Founder and ppesident of the Global Center for Economic Development and Security and celebrated the end of another great programming year and welcomed new members of the AJC Westchester Board. NEW!  View event photos!.  Stay tuned for information on the Shalom TV broadcast of the keynote presentation.   Date: 6/12/2014


AJC Westchester was proud to be a partner in the 2nd annual Israel Film Center Festival June 12-19th.  

 

Date: 6/12/2014


More than 200 people joined the AJC delegation for the annual Celebrate Israel Parade and picnic on Sunday, June 1stView photos!

Date: 6/1/2014


Our Israel New Perspectives Gala honoring Frank Linde and Rabbi Mitchell Hurvitz was a smashing success with more than 400 in attendance.   The event featured AJC National Director David Harris, the Made in Israel Fair and a musical tribute to Yom Yerushalayim.  NEW!  View event photos! Date: 5/28/2014


Israeli Filmmaker David Fisher's post-screening discussion on April 28th was a very powerful Yom HaShoah experience. The trauma of the second generation was brought to life by his important film, Six Million and One the Movie. Thanks to the standing room-only crowd that packed the State Cinema in Stamford.  View event photos Date: 4/28/2014


Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-19th C.D.) met with members of AJC Westchester in Norhern Westchester on April 24th.   Congressman Maloney shared his impressions of his trip to Israel last August and his insights on recent developments in Israel, the U.S. and the world.  Click here to view photos from the event. Date: 4/24/2014


More than 10,000 tickets were sold for the 2014 Westchester Jewish Film Festival at the Jacob Burns Film Center March 19-April 10, 2014.  AJC Westchester was  proud to once again be the primary sponsor of the festival. NEW!  Click here to view photos from the festival.    Date: 3/19/2014


Over 300 people joined AJC Westchester and Temple Beth El of Stamford last Thursday, March 13th for The Changing Global Landscape featuring  AJC National Executive Director David Harris. View photos here and click here to stream the program live on Shalom TV.   Date: 3/13/2014


AJC Westchester, The Consulate General of Italy in New York and AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights hosted a Human Rights Forum: "Eradicating Violence Against Women."  This exclusive program,  at the beautiful Consulate General of Italy in New York, took place as delegates from around the world convene at UN for the 58th session on the Commission of the Status of Women. Click to view event photos. Date: 3/11/2014


More than 250 people attended The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe Today on Thursday, March 6th at Beth El Synagogue Center in New Rochelle, which featured a panel of diplomats moderated by Rabbi Andy Baker, AJC Director of International Jewish Affairs.  Click to view event photos. Stay tuned for Shalom TV broadcast information.  Date: 3/6/2014


More than 100 joined us for "Is the Kiddush Cup Half Full or Half Emply":  A Portrait of Jewish Americans" - an important community discussion on the implications of the Pew Study, featuring Steve Bayme, AJC's Director of Contemporary Life Department and the Koppelman Institute on American Jewish-Israeli Relations and Becky Voorwinde from the Bronfman Youth Fellowships.  NEW!   Click here to view  photos.  Stay tuned for info on the Shalom TV broadcast of the program.

Date: 2/27/2014


More than 100 people joined us for  An Evening with AJC's Ambassador to the Religions of the World, with Rabbi David Rosen, AJC's Director of International Interreligious Affairs taking place at Temple Israel of New Rochelle  NEW!  View the video of the program.   Click here to view photos from the event.    Date: 2/26/2014


Thank you for joining AJC Westchester and Temple Sholom for "Israel and the Media:  Perception, Reality and Response" featuring Shahar Azani, Israeli Consul for Media and Public Affairs at Temple Sholom in Greenwich. Stay tuned for photos and Shalom TV's rebroadcast of the event. Date: 2/20/2014


Thank you to those who joined us on Sunday, February 9th when Sacred Spaces Visits the Bezer Holiness Church in New Rochelle.   Click here to view photos from our visit. Date: 2/9/2014


Thank yout to the more than 100 who joined AJC Westchester for a special program entitled, "How Serious is the U.S. - Israeli Disagreement about Iran?" which will feature Patrick Clawson, DIrector of Reseach at the Washington Institue for Near East Policy at Bet Am Shalom Synagogue in White Plains.  NEW!  View the program on Shalom TV now or via this link.   Click here to view photos from the event. NEW!  Read the article in Westchester Jewish Life. Date: 2/4/2014


Thank you to the more than 100 who attended Insider's Perspective on the Conflict in Syria featuring Mohamed Alsiadi and featured an introduction by AJC Assistant Director of Interreligious Intergroup Relations Rabbi Ephraim Gabbai.  Click here for photos from the event. NEW!  Read the article in Westchester Jewish Life about the program here.

Date: 1/8/2014


AJC's Women's Leadership Luncheon featuring Professor Irshad Manji in conversation with AJC National Executive Director David Harris took place on December 2nd. Date: 12/2/2013


Thank you to the nearly 300 attendees at this year's Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast celebrating "Building the Mosaic".  Click here to view videos of our three honorees: Geoffrey Anderson of Westchester Residential Opportunities, Sister Beth Dowd of Songcatchers and Rabbi Amiel Wohl of the Coalition for Mutual Respect.  Click here to view photos from the event. Date: 11/21/2013


Thanks to the nearly 200 people who filled Congregation Kol Ami on November 18th  for our evening with Israel journalist Lihi Lapid on Women in Israel today.  New!  Click here to view photos from the event.

Date: 11/18/2013


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