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Joshua and Jillian Feldman Plan Ahead for a Lasting Legacy

As young parents in their early 30s, Joshua and Jillian Feldman assumed that planning a legacy gift would be premature, if not impossible. However, when they learned about the flexibility and long-term impact of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's Life & Legacy program, they soon discovered cr…

JCL Provides Care and Support for a Lifetime — No Less

The Jewish Association for Community Living (JCL), a local Federation partner, gives those with developmental disabilities the opportunity to participate in community life through personal empowerment, community engagement, family relationships, and quality services enhanced by Jewish tradit…

Jewish Free Loan Fund Offers Vital Lifeline for Families in Sudden Need

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Our Federation is excited to celebrate the first anniversary of the Jewish Free Loan Fund of Greater Hartford, marking a successful year of providing a hand up — not a handout — to community members in need through interest-free loans. It promises to remain a long-term lifeline for those…

UConn Center for Judaic Studies Nurtures Top-Notch International Talent

Did you know your contribution to Federation’s Annual Campaign supports academic programs at UConn's Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life that attract and nurture top-notch international students? Below you’ll meet a Brazilian graduate student who, with the help of his…

Strengthening Our "Living Bridge" with Afula-Gilboa

The Southern New England Consortium (SNEC) comprises twelve Jewish Federations throughout the Northeast, including our Federation. Through the Jewish Agency for Israel's Partnership2Gether initiative, SNEC has forged a decades-long partnership with the Afula-Gilboa region of northern Israel,…