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Educating Ourselves to Fight Antisemitism

America is facing a rising tide of antisemitism – and Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and its partners are working tirelessly to stand strong in the fight against hate. To this end, Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council – along with ADL Connecticut and the Simon Wiesent…

Serving Up a Win-Win Situation for Israeli Youth

Your generous contributions to Federation’s Annual Campaign help to build a social and cultural “living bridge” between Israel and the U.S. In fact, our Federation is part of the Southern New England Consortium (SNEC) through the Jewish Agency for Israel’s Partnership2Gether initiati…

JCL Puts a New Spin on Hanukkah

There’s no denying that Hanukkah celebrations look different this year. But across our resilient community, Federation’s local partners are utilizing myriad creative – and virtual – ways to bring light to this year’s festival of lights. One is the Jewish Association for Community L…

Innovative Israeli Therapy Improves Life for Disabled South Africans

When you give to Federation’s Annual Campaign, you help to ensure that disabled Jews worldwide have access to vital therapies and treatments. And Beit Issie Shapiro — one of our Israel & Overseas partners — works with governments, organizations, and individuals across the globe to imp…

A Letter “Home” from Former Israeli Young Emissary Tomer Cohen

Did you know that your contributions to Federation’s Annual Campaign help create a living bridge between Jewish communities here and in Israel? Although the pandemic has temporarily halted our Israeli Young Emissary (or shinshinim) program, Federation typically hosts one or two young Israe…