Senior Connections

Interested in films? Music? Current events? Cultural programs? Book discussions with authors? Want to celebrate Jewish and general holidays with others? We offer them all! Details of these stimulating daytime programs can be found inside this brochure.

NEW! Senior Passports are available for seniors 65 and older to attend all the daytime programs listed in this brochure.

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

Senior Passports are available for purchase as follows:
$180 for a gold 10 month Passport (Sep-June)
$150 for a silver 7 month passport (Sep-Nov & Mar-June)

To purchase a Senior Passport please call the front desk at (914) 472-3300 ext 0. Passports are non transferable and payable in one or two installments.
$15 per day time program for non passport holders.
All ticket sales are final.

For more information on Senior Connections and the Senior Passport, please contact:
Phyllis Kelly at (914) 472-3300 ext 423 or

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

Upcoming Events


November 17, 10:30am-12:00pm
Film: 92Y On Demand. interview of Altruism: Matthieu Ricard in conversation with Richard Gere
Six years ago he gave us Happiness. Now Ricard, the French molecular biologist turned Buddhist monk, returns with Altruism, which shows that altruism is more than a lofty ideal; it’s a quality that resides within us all.
Yiddish Conversation led by Bea Freedman
You don’t have to be a Yiddish maven, just bring your love for Yiddish.

November 19, 10:30am-12:30pm
Talkin’ Broadway
Join an entertaining conversation about great women in musical theater led by Jan Svendsen of the Broadway League with Eddie Shapiro, author of Nothing Like a Dame and theater performer Laura Shoop Milowitz.
Learn more here.

November 24, 10:30am-12:00pm
Shirley Jones and Howard Keel: A Retrospective
“Great Voices” Series: Richard Knox will present this multi-media lecture on these two outstanding artists.

December 1, 10:30am-12:30pm
Vietnam/Cambodia: A Travelogue
Independent film maker Amy Stern  will share film clips and discuss her journey to Vietnam/Cambodia.

December 3, 10:30am-12:30pm
Highlights of Westchester Jewish Film Festival ’15– Documentary: Deli Man (Run 92 min.)
Laugh at the stories of American delicatessens. Preparing Jewish food in delis from New York to Chicago to San Francisco, and even Texas.  Read more about the film here.
Q&A with Director Erik Greenberg, and Ronnie Dragoon owner of Ben’s Deli.
Lunch sponsored by Ben’s Deli of Scarsdale: RSVP by 11/30 for lunch 914-472-3300  x 0.

December 8, 10:30am-12:00pm
Ten Lost Tribes
Rabbi Kirsh who studied in Yeshiva Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem, will give a lecture on the origin of the 10 lost tribes and explore some of the unusual seemingly Jewish people found in remote parts of the world.

Giant Chanukiah Candle Lighting
Register by 12/3 914-472-3300 x 0

December 10, 10:30am-2:00pm
Chanukah Celebration: The Chappaqua Singers
Under the direction of Marie Terotta Roche, a
critically-acclaimed singer, actor, dancer, and radio personality, these fifteen women have performed in Romania, Washington D.C. and NYC. Followed by complimentary lunch.
*RSVP by 12/7 for lunch  914-472-3300  x 0

December 15, 10:30am-12:00pm
Giving and Receiving (Part 2 of 3)Θ
In a series of readings- drawn from literature, philosophy, and religion- the group will reflect on the meaning of social action and the impact on those served. Books will be provided.
Class taught by: Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz
Sponsored by the NY Council for the Humanities.

December 17, 10:30am-12:00pm
A Man Comes From Someplace
Stories, History, Memory from a Lost Time
Conversation led by author Judith Summerfield. Professor Summerfield constructs a compelling narrative of her international Jewish family, from pre-Revolutionary Russia to the present; from oral stories, family letters, and other primary sources.

December 22, 10:30am-12:00pm
Giving and Receiving (Part 3 of 3)Θ
Class taught by: Dr. Eleanor Ehrenkranz

Yiddish Conversation led by Bea Freedman
You don’t have to be a Yiddish maven, just bring your love for Yiddish.

December 24 – January 4, 2016 – No Senior Connections

January 5, 10:30am-12:00pm
Khmer Rouge/Cambodia: Travelogue
Independent film maker Amy Stern will share film clips and discuss her journey to Cambodia.


Senior Men’s Club

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

Mah Jongg

Classes for beginners.  Sessions led by Anne Wiesel, instructor.
6 Mondays October 19-November 23 2015, 9:30-11:30am
6 Mondays January 11-February 29, 2016, 9:30-11:30am  (no class 1/18, 2/15)
6 Mondays March 14-April 18, 2016, 9:30-11:30am
6 class card: $160

Supervised play.  Sessions led by Anne Wiesel.
6 Tuesdays October 20-November 24 2015, 9:30-11:30am & 7:30-9:30pm
6 Tuesdays January 12-February 23, 2016, 9:30-11:30am & 7:30-9:30pm  (no class 2/16)
6 Tuesdays March 15-April 19, 2016, 9:30-11:30am & 7:30-9:30pm
6 class card: $160

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 or call (914)723-2325

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