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Lions Roar from Afar at 2021 International Lion of Judah Conference

“The Lion of Judah Conference and our community conversation made me incredibly proud of both our lay and professional leadership – which is comprised of young, committed, and educated Jewish women. It’s truly an amazing feeling when I’m wearing my Lion of Judah pin and meet another …

A Connecticut Yankee in Israel

Did you know that your generous support of Federation’s Annual Campaign allows The Jewish Agency for Israel – one of our major Israel & overseas partners – to continue its vital work connecting Jews worldwide? In fact, each year an average of 10 young adults from our community particip…

SNEC and Afula-Gilboa Partnership Grows Stronger Despite Pandemic

“When I read what was done with your donation, the emergency contribution during COVID-19, I was really, really impressed. You've proven again that your love of Israel and your brother and sisterhood with Afula-Gilboa is one of a kind.” — Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Jewish Agency for…

Children’s Reading Partners Pivots to Provide Virtual Literacy Support

“There are many little ways to enlarge your world. Love of books is the best of all.” — Jacquelyn Kennedy

It’s no secret that education looks a little bit different these days – and for underserved children in many of Greater Hartford’s public schools, remote and hybrid learning…

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…