Interested in films? Music? Current events? Cultural programs? Book discussions with authors? Want to celebrate Jewish culture, Jewish holidays and general holidays with others? We offer them all!

Senior Passports (SP) are available for people ages 65 and over. SP holders can attend all daytime events listed here, unless otherwise indicated. Senior Passports are available as follows:

$180 for a gold 10 month Passport (Sept-June)
$150 for a silver 7 month passport (Sept-Nov & Mar-June)
$15 per daytime program for non passport holders.
For more information, please contact Phyllis Kelly at 914.472.330 ext. 423 or kellyp@jccmw.org

Click here to purchase a Senior Passport for yourself or as a gift.  Or call the Front Desk at 914 472 3300 x0.

 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 21

No programs

Thursday, February 23

No programs

Tuesday, February 28

No programs

March

Thursday, March 2

No program

Sunday, March 5
2-3:30pm
JCC Books on Tour: Adam Levin: Swiped*

Tuesday, March 7
10:30am-1pm
Let’s Celebrate Purim!
International concert violinist David Podles performs Purim and beloved traditional Jewish tunes.
Lunch will be served.
RSVP by 2/28 to 472-3300 x0

Thursday, March 9
10:30-12:30pm (1h 51min)
Highlights of WJFF
The Prime Ministers II: Soldiers and Peacemakers
Documentary shows behind-the-scenes look at key Israeli historical events

Tuesday, March 14
10:30am-12pm
NYC during World War II
Marty Schneit, NYC tour guide, talks about the powerful and vulnerable metropolis during the War.

Thursday, March 16
10:30am-12pm
White Plains Hospital: What’s that robot doing in the OR?
12:30pm – 1:30pm
For the Love of Reading
Teacher, poet, reader Sandra Garrett leads a discussion about a short story or book.

Tuesday, March 21
10:30am-12pm
Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist
Jewish Museum docent Judy Schmeidler on the influential landscape architect, designer of the iconic sidewalk of Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

Thursday, March 23
10:30am-12pm
Honoring Women’s History Month
Documentary Film on Golda Meir

Sunday, March 26
2pm-3:30pm
2016 Election: a Postmortem Discussion
Professor James Coll

Tuesday, March 28
10:30am-12pm
Middle East Current Events
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Yiddish Conversations with Bea Freedman

Thursday, March 30

No program – JCC Gala

April

Tuesday, April 4

No program

Thursday, April 6

No program

Tuesday, April 11

Passover: No program

Thursday, April 13

Passover: No program

Tuesday, April 18

Passover: No program

Thursday, April 20
10:30am-1:30pm (1h 52min)
* Contemporary International Cinema
(Part 5 of 7) Food on film with Val Franco
The Wonders: Italian drama shows an interesting look at the clash between cultures in a small Tuscan town. Winner of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

Sunday, April 23
2-4pm
The Jewish Communal Fund Witness Theater Program
An innovative and emotional intergenerational “journey” for Holocaust survivors and high school students.

Tuesday, April 25
10:30am-12pm
Yom HaShoah Film: Sosua: Haven in the Caribbean
Q&A with Helga Luden, who escaped Nazi Germany to Sosua, Dominican Republic. Brief documentary about hundreds of Jews who settled in Sosua to escape Hitler.
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Yiddish Conversations with Bea Freedman

Thursday, April 27
10:30am-12pm
Oh, Those Aching Joints
White Plains Hospital Physician
12:30pm – 1:30pm
For the Love of Reading: Teacher, poet, reader Sandra Garrett leads a discussion about a short story or book.

May

Tuesday, May 2
10:30am-1pm
Yom HaZikaron/Yom HaAtzmaut
Music with internationally-acclaimed singer Estere. Lunch will be served.
RSVP by 4/25 to 472-3300 x0

Thursday, May 4
10:30am-12pm
In the News: Current events with Professor Judy Lass

Tuesday, May 9
10:30am-12pm
*Pulitzer Campfire Readings (part 1 of 6) with Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz
This series explores winners of the Pulitzer Prize and how each novel resonates with the contemporary American moment.

Thursday, May 11
10:30am-1:30pm (1h 42min)
* Contemporary International Cinema
(Part 6 of 7) Food on film with Val Franco
You Will Be My Son: French drama about the imposing owner of a vineyard, who hopes his lazy son will take over the business.

Sunday, May 14
2-3:30pm
JCC Books on Tour
Geralyn Lucas: Then Came Life*

Tuesday, May 16
10:30am-12pm
Pulitzer Campfire Readings (part 2 of 6) with Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz

Thursday, May 18
10:30am-12pm
Less Stress, More Happiness
Israeli psychologist Dr. Baruch Elitzur on how to avoid stress, increase happiness and relaxation techniques that can be used any time.

Tuesday, May 23
10:30am-12pm
Pulitzer Campfire Readings (part 3 of 6)
with Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz

Thursday, May 25
10:30am-12pm
Gregory Peck Retrospective
Richard Knox’s multimedia presentation examines the late actor’s long career.

Tuesday, May 30
10:30am-12pm
Pulitzer Campfire Readings (part 4 of 6)
with Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Yiddish Conversations with Bea Freedman

June

Thursday, June 1

No program

Tuesday, June 6
10:30am-1pm
Israel Film Festival – TBD

Thursday, June 8
12pm – 1pm (please note time change)
Broadway Baritone James Michael
Widely acclaimed “Melodies of Memories and Miracles.”

Tuesday, June 13
10:30am-12pm
* Pulitzer Campfire Readings (part 5 of 6)
with Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz

Thursday, June 15
10:30am-1:30pm (1h 47min)
* Contemporary International Cinema
(Part 7 of 7) Food on film with Val Franco
My Old Lady: Romantic comedy follows a New Yorker who goes to Paris to liquidate his late father’s apartment, only to find his ex-girlfriend and her daughter living there.

Tuesday, June 20
10:30am-12pm
Pulitzer Campfire Readings (part 6 of 6)
with Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Yiddish Conversations with Bea Freedman

Thursday, June 22

End of Year Luncheon

Details to be announced

supreme-court

 

One of our recent events: a panel discussion on the Supreme Court: The Year in Review, led by Professor James Coll.

Senior Men’s Club

Wednesdays and Fridays ongoing, 9.00am – 11.00am.
Join other senior men for weekly meetings, lively conversation and comradeship.  Bring a kosher-style breakfast; coffee served.

Senior Passports

Senior Passports are available for seniors 65 and older to attend many of our daytime programs.

Some of the benefits for Senior Connections Passport Holders

  • Be part of an exciting and thought-provoking community
  • Welcoming and professional staff
  • The opportunity for a hassle-free experience to attend as many programs as you would like
  • Meet on Tuesdays-Fridays and occasional Sundays throughout the year
  • Socialize over kosher-style lunch brought from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • A free Kosher lunch on select days (RSVP is required). Please check the calendar for dates where free lunch will be provided
  • Ample parking is available

 

For more information on Senior Connections and the Senior Passport, please contact:
Phyllis Kelly at (914) 472-3300 ext 423 or email to kellyp@jccmw.org.

This calendar is subject to change. In case of inclement weather, please call: (914)- 472- 3300 x 113 for updates.

 

Other Offerings

Adult Dance: The JCC offers Adult Ballet and Tap Classes, Zumba Fitness and Israeli Folk Dancing for adults.

Art Classes: The JCC offers a range of classes for adults wishing to try their hand or develop their skills in media such as wheel throwing, life drawing, ceramic pottery, Open Studio Life Painting, and Holiday Workshops.

WAJE: Westchester Adult Jewish Education, a program of the Westchester Jewish Council, offers a broad spectrum of Jewish topics for study in classes that range from single sessions to ten or more weeks.

Scarsdale Adult School: a continuing education program that offers an enrichment curriculum for lifelong learning.  For questions, please contact director@scarsdaleadultschool.org or call (914)723-2325