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Cultural, Social & Community Service Programs

A range of cultural and social programs engage Jewish individuals in opportunities to celebrate traditions, connect with others and become involved in community service opportunities.  

  • HAVORAH celebrating Jewish traditions and holidays for people with special needs
  • HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS & 2nd & 3rd GENERATION GROUPS 
  • SENIOR PROGRAMS IN MT. VERNON including the: 
    SENIOR CANTEEN and KOSHER HOME-DELIVERED MEALS -  
    available to homebound individuals in Mount Vernon, parts of   Yonkers, New Rochelle, Eastchester, Pelham and Bronxville. A hot Kosher lunch is served to participants of the Senior Canteen and Senior Programs in Mt. Vernon at Sinai Free Synagogue.
                Contact: Caron Gelles, Coordinator, Kosher Meal Program
                Phone: 914-668-4350  E-mail:  cgelles@wjcs.com 
  • FAMILY CAREGIVER NETWORK assisting family members who care for older adults in Westchester's Rivertowns 
  • CHAI HOUSE - Westchester's first Kosher group home for Jewish adults with developmental disabilities 
  • YAD B'YAD inclusion program in conjunction with Congregation Kol Ami of White Plains to enhance social interations for Jewish teens, 13-18 years olf age, who struggle with learning, cognitive and/or emotional challenges. 

For information about the full scope of WJCS programs for the Jewish community, contact

Sherry Birnbaum, LCSW, Director of Jewish Programs
Phone:  914-761-0600 ext. 140  E-mail:  sbirnbaum@wjcs.com