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Welcome to the online home of Jewish Family Congregation
—a unique and vital center of Jewish life in Northern Westchester County. Small and energetic, welcoming, progressive, and egalitarian, JFC is distinctive for being warm, embracing and intimate. With our innovative, creative and friendly Rabbi, Marcus Burstein, our award-winning educators in our religious school and early childhood center, JFC is a home of diverse families and singles, welcoming those of various ages and Jewish backgrounds as well as LGBT and interfaith households. We worship with energy, joy, reverence and beautiful music; explore and deepen our Jewish identities; share the happiest and most meaningful times in our lives; support one another in times of sadness and challenge; and grow and learn as Jews, residents of Westchester, and citizens of the global community.

Please take the time to explore our website and to get an inkling, if only virtually, of what makes JFC so special. If you're intrigued and want to learn more, please accept our invitation to get to know us in person by being our guest for Shabbat services some Friday evening or Saturday morning, by sitting in on a torah study class, by attending one of our many special programs, by checking out our JFC history project, all of which you can explore preliminarily on our website. Or feel free to call one of us to chat or drop by to meet our Rabbi and our teachers.

One way or another, on-line or in person, spend some time with us and see why we're all so proud to call JFC our home.

Glenn Kurlander and Hal Wolkin, co-Presidents
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Join us for a service of Song, Spirit and Celebration with Cantor Sheera Ben-David.

We will unveil a new program that will grant scholarship funds in memory of our beloved Cantor Kerry Ben-David.

Friday, June 5

7:30 pm 

Jewish Family Congregation










Ready for our guests to arrive!

Posted by Spring Gala on Saturday, May 16, 2015

 Thank you for a fabulous

Spring Gala!

JFC and TSI thank you for your support

and hope you enjoyed the event!

Saturday, May 16, 2015

7:00 - 10:00 pm

Temple Shearith Israel



Burstein-web2 Rabbi Marcus L. Burstein, D.Min. joined Jewish Family Congregation in the summer of 2013. He has served most recently as a Rabbi at Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale, New York. Previously he served as a Union Rabbi for the East District of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) where he helped congregations in the areas of clergy placement, contracts, conflict resolution, visioning, and leadership development.   Meet Rabbi Burstein      

Contributions in all amounts help support a wide variety of projects and programs at Jewish Family Congregation. Gifts are a wonderful way to celebrate a special event, a birthday, an anniversary, the arrival of a child, or to honor a life. Learn more about Giving at Jewish Family Congregation.


The Religious School's student government, the Kids Knesset meets several times a year during school hours for brief meetings to plan events and programs that will benefit others and make our school great. This fall, the Kids Knesset members are running a holiday toy and food drive to make this time special for those in need. A donation box will be in the lobby for canned food and toys. The benefit will run from October 26-December 14. All gifts should be new and unwrapped.The theme for this drive is: This Holiday Season: Let's Start Giving Instead of Receiving. The drive will benefit: The Community Center of Northern Westchester in Katonah. Thanks for everyone's support!  
Sounding the Shofar at Rosh HaShanahThis year's High Holy Days, 2014/5775, are getting close, and as such, you will find all the information you need right here. Please click on the area below that you would like to learn more about: Schedule of services Guest Tickets Donations - Book of Remembrance - Flowers - Plaques Children's Services Honors To contact the Ritual Committee If you need a handicapped parking spot, please contact JFC Office in advance Wishing you and your loved ones a sweet 5775! We look forward to worshipping with you and your family during the High Holy Days and throughout the year on Shabbat and during other holidays and festivals.
L'Shanah Tovah! For any problem with this page, please contact JFC's web administrator

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05.27.2015 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


05.30.2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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