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Feb 18, 2019
Presidents' Day
Feb

2 2019

Glow in the Dark Havdallah fun with friends

Feb

3 2019

World Wide Wrap XIX & Breakfast: Do You Need to Save for College?

8:45AM - 11:15AM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Beth El Temple invites you to join us at Sunday morning minyan for the mitzvah of wrapping Tefillin! The rabbis will …

Feb

4 2019

BSBI Winter Lecture Series

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Beth Sholom B'nai Israel
400 Middle Turnpike East
Manchester, CT 06040

"The Bible and the Ancient World" with Deena Grant, Ph.D.

Join Beth Sholom B'nai Israel for a three-part lecture ser…

Feb

4 2019

Launch of JLI "Crime and Consequence" Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

chabad house
2352 albany avenue
w hartford, CT 06117

CLE Accredited
Criminal justice reform is a hot-button topic in the United States, with a bipartisan consensus that u…

Feb

5 2019

Childrens' Reading Partners - Preschool Pals Training

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Community Services Building
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Requisite training for reading mentors.

Feb

5 2019

HAGH Executive Board Meeting

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy of Greater Hartford
53 Gabb Rd
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Executive Board Meeting - HAGH

Feb

6 2019

Lunch & Learn- Ethics and Morality and the IDF

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Cantor Colburn LLP
20 Church Street, 22nd Floor
Hartford. , CT 06103

Lunch & Learn presentation by Israeli Security Expert, Lt. Colonel Jordan Herzberg. Lt. Colonel Herzberg will discuss…

Feb

6 2019

Howard J. Siegal Leadership Institute: The Art of Listening

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Mandell Jewish Community Center Innovation Center
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

For more information please contact the Jewish Leadership Academy at info@jlahartford.org.

Feb

7 2019

Jewish Community Foundation Young Adult Event

Feb

7 2019

Children's Reading Partners -Preschool Pals Training

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Community Services Building
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Requisite training for all new reading volunteers.

Feb

7 2019

Embracing Judaism

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth El
2626 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Whether you want to reboot your Judaism, satisfy your intellectual curiosity or consider Judaism as a new faith, you…

Feb

7 2019

Schechter Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Solomon Schechter Day School
26 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT 06107

Meeting of the Schechter Board of Trustees

Feb

7 2019

The Forgotten Kingdom: The Guy Mendilow Ensemble

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

UConn von der Mehden Recital Hall
875 Coventry Road
Mansfeild, CT 06269

The UConn Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, in partnership with the UConn Department of Music, …

Feb

8 2019

SHABBAT SHEBANG

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy of Greater Hartford
53 Gabb Rd
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Friday morning is one of our most exciting and joyful mornings. Our Shabbat program starts by learning Parshat…

Feb

8 2019

BSBI Family Shabbat Dinner

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Sholom B'nai Israel
400 Middle Turnpike East
Manchester, CT 06040

All are welcome to join us as our students participate in the Shabbat service! Service will be followed by Shabbat d…

Feb

9 2019

Shabbat Lunch & Learn

11:30AM - 1:30PM  

B'nai Tikvoh-Sholom
180 Still Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Mussar & Mindfulness Shabbat Lunch & Learn – Saturday, February 9 following 9:30 a.m. services @ 11:30 a.m. at B’…

Feb

9 2019

BSBI Sisterhood Film Night

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Sholom B'nai Israel
400 Middle Turnpike East
Manchester, CT 06040

Ladies, please jjoin the Beth Sholom B'nai Israel Sisterhood for Film Night! We will be viewing the film "The Band's …

Feb

10 2019

Friends of Yiddish

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Friends of Yiddish – Sunday, February 10 @ 10:30 a.m. at the Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford – fo…

Feb

11 2019

Jewish Historical Society Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Historical Society
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Meeting of the JHSGH Board of Directors

Feb

11 2019

Launch of JLI "Crime and Consequence" Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

chabad house
2352 albany avenue
w hartford, CT 06117

CLE Accredited
Criminal justice reform is a hot-button topic in the United States, with a bipartisan consensus that u…

Feb

12 2019

HHNE Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

HHNE
300 Bloomfield Avenue
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

HNNE Board Meeting

Feb

12 2019

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kathy Fishman

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

Feb

12 2019

Tea and Torah Tuesdays

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

SPoT Coffee
65 Memorial Rd
West Hartford, CT 06107

Join Beth David Director of Outreach Jenna Englender at SPoT Coffee in Blue Back Square at 7:30 on the 2nd and 4th Tu…

Feb

13 2019

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Feb

14 2019

30 hour online matching campaign to benefit Friendship Circle

Feb

13 2019

JLA Advisory Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Community Service Building Board Room
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Advisory Board Meeting for Jewish Leadership Academy members.

Feb

14 2019

Beginning a Jewish Mindfulness Journey

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

"Breath & Blessing: Beginning a Jewish Mindfulness Journey" with Jeryl Brown, MSW and Rabbi Debra Cantor at the Mand…

Feb

14 2019

Embracing Judaism

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth El
2626 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Whether you want to reboot your Judaism, satisfy your intellectual curiosity or consider Judaism as a new faith, you…

Feb

18 2019

Launch of JLI "Crime and Consequence" Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

chabad house
2352 albany avenue
w hartford, CT 06117

CLE Accredited
Criminal justice reform is a hot-button topic in the United States, with a bipartisan consensus that u…

Feb

19 2019

Hineni Community Conversation: World ORT

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Private home
Address provided upon RSVP

JOIN US FOR A HINENI COMMUNITY CONVERSATION
“RUSSIAN JEWRY: RECLAIMING RUSSIAN JEWS THROUGH EDUCATION”
with Mikha…

Feb

20 2019

JFGH Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

CSB Board Room
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT

Federation Board Meeting

Feb

20 2019

Music University: Beethoven Intensive I

7:45PM - 9:15PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Beethoven was a revolutionary man living in a revolutionary time. He captured his inner voice –and the spirit of hi…

Feb

21 2019

Beginning a Jewish Mindfulness Journey

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

"Breath & Blessing: Beginning a Jewish Mindfulness Journey" with Jeryl Brown, MSW and Rabbi Debra Cantor at the Mand…

Feb

21 2019

Jewish Community Foundation Board Meeting

Feb

21 2019

Embracing Judaism

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth El
2626 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Whether you want to reboot your Judaism, satisfy your intellectual curiosity or consider Judaism as a new faith, you…

Feb

21 2019

JTConnect Board Meeting

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Community Service Building
333 Bloomfield Avenue

JTConnect Board Meeting

Feb

22 2019

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Feb

23 2019

Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat

5:00PM - 2:00PM  

Beth David Synagogue
20 Dover Road
West Hartford, CT 06119

Guest Scholar - Dr. Richard Freund

Feb

23 2019

PJ Havdalah

5:00PM - 11:59PM  

Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation-Emek Shalom
55 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070

PJ Havdalah - Join the youngest in our Community as they gather to say goodnight to Shabbat! A brief child friendly…

Feb

23 2019

Dor L'Dor - Parent Child Learning

6:45PM - 7:45PM  

Young Israel of West Hartford
2240 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Saturday Nights (12/22, 12/29. 1/19 & 2/23) - 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM at the Young Israel of West Hartford (2240 Albany…

Feb

24 2019

Partners in Creation

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Partners in Creation: “Atzei Hayyim: Trees of Life” – Sunday, February 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the …

Feb

24 2019

Partners in Creation

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

335 Bloomfield Avenue
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Partners in Creation: “Atzei Hayyim: Trees of Life” – Sunday, February 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the …

Feb

25 2019

Launch of JLI "Crime and Consequence" Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

chabad house
2352 albany avenue
w hartford, CT 06117

CLE Accredited
Criminal justice reform is a hot-button topic in the United States, with a bipartisan consensus that u…

Feb

26 2019

CLI Workshop "Community: Klal Yisrael"

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Sinai
41 West Hartford Road
Newington, CT 06111

CLI is an intensive, 12-month program for rising Jewish leaders. Participants are nominated by their synagogue or age…

Feb

26 2019

Tea and Torah Tuesdays

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

SPoT Coffee
65 Memorial Rd
West Hartford, CT 06107

Join Director of Outreach Jenna Englender at SPoT Coffee in Blue Back Square at 7:30 on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of ea…

Feb

27 2019

JCC Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Mandell JCC Board of Directors Meeting

Feb

28 2019

Beginning a Jewish Mindfulness Journey

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

"Breath & Blessing: Beginning a Jewish Mindfulness Journey" with Jeryl Brown, MSW and Rabbi Debra Cantor at the Mand…

Feb

28 2019

Embracing Judaism

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth El
2626 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Whether you want to reboot your Judaism, satisfy your intellectual curiosity or consider Judaism as a new faith, you…

Feb

28 2019

Red Letter: Women of Impact Dignity Project Kickoff

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Home of Linda Levin
Address supplied upon RSVP

Please join Federation's Women of Impact as we kick off the Dignity Project, which will help eliminate monthly barrie…