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Shabbat Services

Installation of Cantor Isaac Sonett-Assor and Marjorie and Morgan z”l Miller Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

Friday, March 29 at 6:15 pm

Saturday, March 30 at 9:00 am Shabbat in the round

Join us for a moment of sacred transition, as we formally welcome Cantor Isaac Sonett-Assor as WRT’s Assistant Cantor. Cantor Sonett-Assor's mentors, leading voices in the Jewish world, Cantor Richard Cohn, Cantor Gerald Cohen, and Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller, will join us to conduct the time-honored ritual of installation. The service will also feature WRT's volunteer choir. A celebratory community oneg will follow our service.

Cantor Sonett-Assor's mentor, Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller will also join us as our Scholar-in-Residence for Shabbat Saturday morning's Shabbat in the Round service and study. Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller served as the Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman Professor of Liturgy, Worship, and Ritual and Professor of Cantorial Arts at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music from 1987-2023, and currently serves as cantor of Bet Am Shalom Synagogue in White Plains, New York.

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Programs and Special Events

Adult Learning: Talmud Shiur (Class)

Led by Rabbi Jonathan Blake

Thursday, March 28, 10:15 - 11:45 am (Zoom)

Thursday mornings, eager learners from our WRT community gather with Rabbi Blake to learn Talmud together. During the current crisis between Israel and Hamas, Rabbi Blake will be teaching on subjects related to the war.

Class meets for 90 minutes, over Zoom, each Thursday from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM.

We also record every session, and you can view previous classes here:  https://www.youtube.com/rabbiblake

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Spring Chair Yoga Series at WRT

Thursday, March 28 at 2:00 pm

Our fall series was a resounding success, and participants have asked for more! We invite you to come back or try this series to nurture your body and soul. RSVP via email to receptionist@wrtemple.org or call the temple office at 914-723-7727.

Upcoming dates: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Meditation with Rabbi Baken & Norm Goldstein

Friday, March 29 at 11:00 am (in the CJL Living Room)


Many of us are aware that mindfulness and meditation have become increasingly present in people’s lives as a set of tools to navigate stress, increase calmness and clarity, and to promote joy. We at WRT are excited to be continuing our Meditation Lab, which utilizes Judaism as a context for meditation and explores Jewish meditative techniques. While each of us continues to navigate our emotions and responses to the ongoing crisis in Israel and Gaza, we will also continue to use meditation as a way of creating more space in our hearts and minds.

Bereavement Group 

Wednesday, April 3 at 12:00 pm (in-person)

These support groups are for those in mourning over a loss, and to help find comfort and process feelings of loss through caring discussion and in sacred Jewish context. Led by Jane Slevin, LMFT (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist from Westchester Jewish Community Services) and Cantor Laura Stein, LMSW, a social worker specializing in spiritual care.

Divorce Group

Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 pm (in-person)


WRT is committed to embracing and supporting people as they live through divorce and single parenting, and find their new family rituals in the face of that change. 

Cantor Laura Stein alongside Jane Slevin, LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) from WJCS. Together, they lead our monthly support group. 


MRJ Passover Seder

Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 pm (in-person at WRT)

The Men of Reform Judaism are pleased to announce the second annual special Passover event at WRT: “A World of Passover Celebrations.” Rabbi Blake and Cantor Sonnet-Assor will lead a joyous service that includes music, food, and comments about seders from those members of the WRT community who represent different traditions from all over the world. This special event is open to all members of the WRT community; please note: everyone is invited - this isn’t a men's seder! Each attendee will receive a copy of the unique Haggadah that was prepared by Cantor Isaac Sonnet-Assor, Fredric Price, and Jeffrey Simon.

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Rabbi Blake's 20 Years at WRT Celebration!

Friday, April 5 at 6:15 pm

Please RSVP by Monday, April 1 at noon. We want to make sure we have enough delicious food for everyone!


WRJ’s Annual Women’s Seder: Looking Back and Moving Forward Together

Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 pm

You don’t want to miss our Passover celebration, gathering as the daughters of Israel did to pray, sing, dance and eat. Led by Cantor Amanda Kleinman, Cantor Danielle Rodnizki, Rabbi Sasha Baken and Rabbi Leah Citrin.

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Writer's Circle for the Spiritually Curious

Friday, April 12 at 12:00 pm

In Westchester Reform Temple’s first writers’ circle, writers of all levels will explore the power of words as an expression of humanity and spirit. Through freewriting exercises and explorations of select texts from Beatrix Wainwright’s Yiddish Folklore, writers will discover different forms of spiritual writing to unlock their own divine potential. Whether you dream of publication or a deeper understanding of your innermost thoughts, in this six-week course, writers will advance their work in form and substance.

Upcoming dates: 4/26, 5/3, 5/17

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WRT Mitzvah Fair

April 14, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Westchester Reform Temple


Live music, food trucks, prizes, and more! Hands on volunteer opportunities for all ages: assemble Mother’s Day Baskets for My Sister’s Place, make sandwiches for HOPE Community Services, create sensory mats for individuals with dementia with The Osborn, make snuffle mats for donation to animal shelters, and upcycle and swap your PJ Library books. PLUS you can be a part of creating a new WRT Art Installation representing our pursuit of justice. Bring the following items day of or ahead of time for donation to our participating organizations: lightly used basketball equipment, youth sports shorts, soccer balls, volleyballs, ball pumps, full size toiletries, towels, comforters, sheets sets, and new socks of all sizes for all ages! Visit WRT Mitzvah Fair to learn more and click here to volunteer to be a part of the WRT Mitzvah Fair Team!

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Game Night 2024

Thursday, May 16th at 7 pm

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*Important information: Crossway Water Main Replacement Project

Regarding upcoming Crossway Water Main Replacement project, construction is anticipated to begin April 1 on Crossway from Weaver Street to Mamaroneck Road. Construction activity will occur between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., excluding weekends and holidays. During this construction, the Village’s contractor will be replacing the existing water main with a new pipe in segments, with an anticipated project completion date in November. Read more HERE.

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