Westchester Jewish Council

Fair Brings Together Schools, Camps

04/01/2014
Westchester Correspondent

The problem is well known: declining numbers of non-Orthodox Jews, an increase in intermarriage and eroding interest, especially among young Jews, in affiliation with traditional Jewish institutions.

Keeping Vigilant In A Tranquil Time

Synagogues and law enforcement work together to prepare for security threats.

01/21/2014
Westchester Correspondent
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The fact that Westchester’s Jewish community has been spared serious threats — so far — is no reason to relax one’s guard.

With this in mind, the Westchester Jewish Council held a workshop earlier this month on security for the county’s Jewish organizations and law enforcement professionals.

A security workshop sponsored by the council. Photo courtesy Westchester Jewish Council

Lives Dedicated to Service

Westchester Jewish Council honors two powerhouses of the county’s Jewish Community.

01/07/2014
Westchester Correspondent
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One of Martine Fleishman’s most powerful memories is accompanying her mother on tzedakah rounds for Jewish causes during her Johannesburg childhood. For Nancy Zaro, meeting UJA Federation speaker, Elaine Winik, as a 16-year-old triggered an ambition to pursue a career in the Jewish institutional world.

Nancy Zaro, left, and Martine Fleishman
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