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Mar 20, 2019
Erev Purim
Mar 21, 2019
Purim
Mar

1 2019

Michael Miller Annual Presentation - JCF

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Community Services Building
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Annual presentation from Michael Miller

Mar

1 2019

Shabbat Across America

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

In conjunction with NJOP (formerly the National Jewish Outreach Program), Jews across the U.S. and Canada will come …

Mar

1 2019

Shabbat Across America

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

On Friday night, March 1, 2019, hundreds of synagogues across the continent will take part in an historic national…

Mar

1 2019

Shabbat Across America

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Shabbat Across America – Shabbat Dinner Friday, March 1 following 6:00 p.m. Shabbat Services at B’nai Tikvoh-Shol…

Mar

2 2019

Aladdin Jr. at the J

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

The J Center Stage Youth Theater Department presents Aladdin Jr. in the Herbert Gilman Theater.

Performance Dates:
S…

Mar

2 2019

Men's Night Out - Basketball Game

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

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

All men age 13 and older are invited to a pick up basketball game at the Sigel Hebrew Academy 53 Gabb Rd ~…

Mar

3 2019

An Israel Arts Journey

9:00AM - 11:00AM  

Jewish Historical Society
333 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite B
West Hartford, CT 06117

The Jewish Historical Society and The Mandell JCC are delighted to offer a Five Star, 10-day Arts Journey to Israel. …

Mar

3 2019

Jewish Professionals Network and UCONN Hillel Present Brunch & B-Ball

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

UConn Hillel
54 N Eagleville Rd
Storrs, CT

Jewish Professionals Network and UCONN Hillel Present
Brunch & B-Ball
Sunday, March 3, 2019

10am Brunch at UCONN Hil…

Mar

3 2019

Aladdin Jr. at the J

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

The J Center Stage Youth Theater Department presents Aladdin Jr. in the Herbert Gilman Theater.

Performance Dates:
S…

Mar

3 2019

Schlock Rock 4 Corners Project

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Temple Beth El
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

This is a free concert performed by the Jewish rock group Schlock Rock. A donation to the 4 Corners Project is…

Mar

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…

Mar

5 2019

George & Lillian Sandals Lecture

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Featuring guest speaker Rabbi Edward Feld. Lecture: "The Making of a Mahzor and a Siddur"

Mar

5 2019

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kathy Fishman

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

Mar

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

Mar

6 2019

Treasurers' Circle

5:30PM - 6:45PM  

Mandell JCC - Innovation Center
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

JEWISH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY INVITES YOU TO THE FIRST MEETING OF THE TREASURERS' CIRCLE
A Private Dinner and Presentat…

Mar

6 2019

ADL: Anti-Semitic Dog Whistles Today

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Mark Twain House and Museum
385 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105

Can You Hear It?  Anti-Semitic Dog-Whistles Today
Featuring Aryeh Tuckman of ADL’s Center on Extremism

Wednesday,…

Mar

6 2019

Everything You Need to Know about Nonprofit Finance But Were Afraid to Ask

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Mandell JCC Innovation Center
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Everything You Need to Know about Nonprofit Finance But Were Afraid to Ask

Wednesday, March 6 | 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Mande…

Mar

6 2019

Music University: Beethoven Intensive ll

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…

Mar

7 2019

Red Letter: Opening Night, Hartford Jewish Film Festival

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Mandell Jewish Community Center
335 Bloomfield Avenue
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

Opening night of the Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival.

Mar

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…

Mar

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

Mar

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…

Mar

8 2019

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Mar

16 2019

Hartford Jewish Film Festival

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Mandell JCC 23rd Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival

Details are coming soon to hjff2019.eventive.org!

Mar

8 2019

WOW Shabbat - Celebrating Women of the Wall!

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

Join with Jewish Communities around the nation as we celebrate Women of the Wall! Ceremonies will be taking place at …

Mar

9 2019

Aladdin Jr. at the J

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

The J Center Stage Youth Theater Department presents Aladdin Jr. in the Herbert Gilman Theater.

Performance Dates:
S…

Mar

10 2019

Friends of Yiddish

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Maria daCunha
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

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

Mar

10 2019

Aladdin Jr. at the J

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

The J Center Stage Youth Theater Department presents Aladdin Jr. in the Herbert Gilman Theater.

Performance Dates:
S…

Mar

10 2019

Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Hershey Bears - HAGH Fundraiser!

2:00PM - 10:00PM  

XL Center

Hartford, CT

Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Hershey Bears
Sunday, March 10th
@ 3:00 PM at the XL Center, Hartford
Doors open at 2:00 pm

Mar

10 2019

FC Fitness

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

FC Fitness with Friends

Mar

11 2019

JCRC Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

CSB-Board Room
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

JCRC Board Meeting

Mar

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…

Mar

12 2019

HHNE Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

HHNE
300 Bloomfield Avenue
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

HHNE Board Meeting

Mar

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…

Mar

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…

Mar

17 2019

The Club: Purim Bingo

12:00AM  

The Mandell JCC

Join The Club for Purim Bingo and Hamantaschen. The Club is an inclusive program for young adults ages 18 to 30 – b…

Mar

17 2019

Hamentashen RELISH

2:30PM - 4:00PM  

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

A community-wide Purim celebration for all ages. Free and open to the public.

Mar

17 2019

Red Letter: Closing Night, Hartford Jewish Film Festival

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Closing night of the Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival.

Mar

18 2019

JHS Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Community Services Building
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Meeting of the board of directors of the JHS

Mar

18 2019

General Board Meeting - HAGH

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

All are Welcome

Mar

19 2019

JHER - UConn Lecture - Klezmer: Music, History and Memory

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117

Klezmer: Music, History and Memory, a lecture by Walter Zev Feldman, co-sponsored by The Emanuel Synagogue.
Held at T…

Mar

20 2019

Celebrate Purim with your friends at Friendship Circle

Mar

21 2019

PURIM IN INDIA - Community Wide Celebration

4:30PM - 7:30PM  

hhne 300 bloomfield ave 06117

Megilla reading 4:30 p.m.
Purim Feast and Celebration 5:00 p.m.

Bhangra Dancers!
Henna Artist
Authentic Indian cuisi…

Mar

21 2019

JewGood Hartford Hang-Out

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

JewGood Hartford Hang-Out: Get together to stay connected

Mar

22 2019

PJ Library Shabbat Club

10:45AM - 11:45AM  

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

Bring the children for a for a special drop in PJ Playdate and Shabbat celebration.

Through hands on activities, the…

Mar

24 2019

Temple Beth Torah Music Circle

12:30PM - 2:30PM  

Temple Beth Torah
130 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109

All Instrumental Musicians invited - bring your instrument to the TBT Music Circle. We play a range of Jewish…

Mar

24 2019

Friendship Circle Fitnes

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Fc fitness with friends

Mar

24 2019

RED LETTER: Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi and Parvez Ahmed

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

West Hartford Conference Center at Town Hall
50 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107

Join Us for
Friendship Across Difference
A Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi and Parvez Ahmed

Sunday, March 24 …

Mar

25 2019

RED LETTER: UConn Presents Yossi Klein Halevi and Ghaith Al-Omari

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Konover Auditorium at Dodd Research Center, UConn Storrs
405 Babbidge Road
Storrs, CT 06269

Join Us for
Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor
A Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi and Ghaith Al-Omari

Monday, …

Mar

25 2019

Social Justice Course

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Is Social Justice Jewish? The Roots & Development of Tikkun Olam – five Monday evenings: March 25, April 1, 8, 15, …

Mar

26 2019

Community 21 Task Force Retreat

9:00AM - 3:30PM  

TBD

Location TBD.

Mar

26 2019

Community Services Building

Mar

26 2019

Music University with Cantor Joseph Ness

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

On Tuesday evening, join us for minyan and music. Cantor Ness will deliver an evocative, educational and inspirationa…

Mar

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…

Mar

27 2019

JCC Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mandell JCC Board of Directors Meeting

Mar

27 2019

JFS Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JFS Board of Directors Meeting

Mar

28 2019

Presidents' Circle

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Mandell JCC Board Room
335 Bloomfield Ave
Suite c
West Hartford, CT 06117

Building Community Leadership: A Conversation about Inspiring Board Volunteers
with Debra Pittorie Forand

All lay pr…

Mar

28 2019

JTConnect Board Meeting

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Community Service Building
333 Bloomfield Avenue

JTConnect Board Meeting

Mar

28 2019

Keep Quiet Film night

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Csanad Szegedi’s story is remarkable; as vice-president of Jobbik, Hungary’s far-right extremist party, Szegedi re…

Mar

29 2019

Spill the Tea Women's Discussion

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Private home - address provided upon RSVP

Spill the Tea Women's Discussion

Making Passover Memories

with guest facilitator Ayelet Connell, Ph.D.

Friday, Mar…

Mar

29 2019

PJ Library Shabbat Club

10:45AM - 11:45AM  

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

Bring the children for a for a special drop in PJ Playdate and Shabbat celebration.

Through hands on activities, the…

Mar

31 2019

CLI Workshop "Mission and Vision"

12:00AM  

Hebrew High School of New England
300 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

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

Mar

31 2019

Partners in Creation

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

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

Partners in Creation: “Remember that you were refugees”: Turning Words of Torah into Works of Art – Sunday, Mar…

Mar

31 2019

Friendship Circle Fitness

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

FC Fitness with friends

Mar

31 2019

Red Letter: JTConnect Fundraiser

5:00PM - 10:00PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Please join us for a JTConnect Red Letter Event Fundraiser!