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Westchester

Westchester has a vibrant Jewish community, and UJA is at the heart of it.
There are so many ways to feel connected and make an impact that matters. And you’ll meet some interesting, like-minded people along the way.

Our Impact in Westchester

  • UJA supports nonprofits in Westchester that each play a significant role in the Jewish community and social service network of our county.

  • The Harold and Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson and the JCC of Mid-Westchester each have a robust array of activities for the entire age spectrum.

  • DOROT Westchester cares for the senior members of our community through a range of intergenerational programs to alleviate social isolation.

  • Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is one of the largest human services agencies in the county.

  • Westchester Jewish Council (WJC) enhances community relations.

  • Hillels of Westchester and The Jewish Education Project support students of all ages. And BBYO involves teens in meaningful Jewish experiences to help build Jewish identity and develop leadership skills.

  • The New Jewish Home provides health and rehabilitation care to meet the evolving needs of people as they age.

  • JCCA helps abused, neglected, and traumatized children heal physically and emotionally through compassionate, quality care.

  • J-Teen Leadership, a program of UJA-Federation, is dedicated to empowering and inspiring Jewish teens from all backgrounds and focuses on leadership training, community service, and core Jewish values.

Roll of Honor

Our Roll of Honor thanks Westchester individuals and families who give a gift of $500 or more to UJA’s annual campaign. Click here to view our honor roll or join our honor roll.

Thank You for Your Support

There are so many ways to feel connected to Westchester’s vibrant Jewish community and make an impact that matters. From Mamaroneck to Mount Kisco — and all over the county — your support helps us reach the people who need us most.

Committees

Meet our Westchester leadership — a group of dynamic, committed people who are making a difference every day through UJA. Join them and make a difference in ways that mean the most to you.

Chair: Tara Slone-Goldstein
Barbara Bel, Business & Professional
Brian Belowich, Business & Professional
Kate Eichel, Leadership Development
Karen Everett, Government Relations 
Martine Fleishman, Strategic Planning
Pamela Frankel-Stein, Volunteerism 
Caren Osten Gerszberg, Major Gifts
Laurie Girsky, Campaign
Cindy Golub, Advisory
Josh Kaufman, Community Campaign
Arlene Kleinberg, (PG&E) Planned Giving & Endowments
Barry Lovel,  Strategic Planning 
Margot Milberg, J-Teen Leadership
Heidi C. Rieger, Venture Funds 
Stu Seltzer, Leadership Development
Tracy Stein, Women 
Gigi Weissman, Advisory Committee
Mauri Chotin Zemachson, Families