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WJCS APPOINTS SETH DIAMOND AS CEO

Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018

WJCS-Westchester County Jewish Community Services announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved the selection of Seth Diamond as its new CEO. Mr. Diamond will officially assume all duties as CEO on June 25, 2018.

 

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WJCS HONORED BY WESTCHESTER COUNTY!

Published: Thursday, May 10, 2018

On Monday May 7, WJCS and CEO Alan Trager, COO Bernie Kimberg, and Director of Government Relations Jan Fisher were honored by the Westchester County Board of Legislators in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month.

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WJCS Receives Additional Grant Money for Holocaust Survivors in Westchester

Published: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Westchester County is home to many survivors of one of the darkest periods in Jewish history. Elderly and fragile, many Holocaust survivors need financial and personal assistance to help them maintain a safe home environment.

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WJCS 2018 GALA A HUGE SUCCESS!

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

More than 300 Westchester community and business leaders and residents came together on Tuesday night for the WJCS-Westchester Jewish Community Services Gala at Brae Burn Country Club in Harrison, New York.

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YOU DID IT!

Published: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thanks to your advocacy efforts and the work of Westchester legislators committed to the welfare of children in our county, funding for the Advantage After School Program has restored to $22.3 million in this year’s state budget and funding for the Empire After School Program was increased by $10,000,000.

 

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CALL TO ACTION: Help Us Advocate for Westchester's Youth

Published: Friday, March 9, 2018

Hundreds of children, living in Westchester communities challenged by poverty and other forms of disadvantage are at risk of losing access to safe and educationally and personally fortifying after-school programs 

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If You're LGBTQ, Your Input is Needed

Published: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Are you LGBTQ? Do you live in Westchester County? Would you like your voice heard? If so, we’d like you to participate in a 15-minute survey about your experiences and needs. The LOFT: LGBT Community Center, WJCS Center Lane, the LGBTQ Legal Project at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley and the Westchester Community Foundation have joined... Read More »

Response to Parkland

Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Our hearts and our thoughts are with the community of Parkland, Florida. We share in the sadness and loss that this senseless tragedy has wreaked and applaud the strength of the students and their families as well as residents and government workers in the area.

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