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“The Warmth of Connecticut Suns” Sparks Conversation on Racial Inequity

“The response has been wonderful, with great opportunity for important impact. We will continue to provide a place for our community to make the world a better place; together we will make a difference.” – Bruce Stanger, chair of JCRC’s Social Justice Task Force

On Tuesday, the Federat…

Helping Disabled Israeli Children Advocate for Themselves

“I am proud that Beit Issie teaches children at a young age to recognize their rights and use their voices to create needed change.” — Ahmir Lerner, Beit Issie Shapiro Executive Director

Did you know that your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign help empower disabled Israelis …

Good News from Our Recent Mission to Israel

Last week, I took part in a Jewish Federations of North America Leadership Solidarity Mission to Israel along with Carolyn Gitlin, our Federation’s Chair of the Board and the National Women’s Philanthropy Chair, and Jill Dulitsky, our incoming Women’s Philanthropy Chair. Our first orde…

5 Tips for a Long & Happy Marriage from Hoffman SummerWood Couples

Hoffman SummerWood in West Hartford plays a vital role in our community – offering safe, comfortable, enriching independent and assisted living for Jewish seniors. This locally owned and operated nonprofit facility is an affiliate service of Hebrew Senior Care, which is supported by your c…

Fighting Israeli Poverty in a Pandemic

When you give to Federation’s Annual Campaign, you help Israeli children and their parents escape the vicious cycle of poverty. Afikim, one of our Israel & Overseas partners, provides Israeli families with the tools to help end poverty though a unique, comprehensive, education-centered app…