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ABOUT RED AND ORANGE LETTER EVENTS:

  • Both in-person and virtual events are now eligible for Red or Orange Letter status.
  • To request a Red or Orange Letter event, please submit your event as you would any other, but include “RED LETTER: Event Name” or “ORANGE LETTER: Event Name” as the title (for example: RED LETTER: JCC Annual Meeting).
  • All events will be added to the Community Calendar in the order they were submitted.

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Jun

1 2021

Connecting Our Giving Community

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

zoom event

Racial and Social Justice: Progress and Philanthropy

Jun

1 2021

Emanuel Synagogue Executive Committee Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Emanuel Synagogue
78 Parsons Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117

The Emanuel Executive Committee Meeting (meets first Tuesday of every month)

Jun

1 2021

LGBTQ+ Pride Flag Raising

10:30AM - 11:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

Join us in person or on Facebook Live for the raising of our Jewish Pride Flag for the entirety of Pride month. Our P…

Jun

1 2021

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Andi Fliegel: Leaning into Liturgy

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

This is a Zoom event.
Do you sit through services and wonder what it is you're really saying? Do you opt out of worsh…

Jun

2 2021

Planning and Allocations Steering Education & Heritage Subcommittee Meeting.

Jun

3 2021

Jewish Life in Morocco: An Introduction

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

Learn about the past, present and future of the Jewish community in Morocco based on Dr. Roy Mittelman's forty years …

Jun

3 2021

Schechter Annual Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Jun

4 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat Club

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Join other families with young children to the Mandell JCC to welcome Shabbat outdoors. We will sing songs, enjoy a P…

Jun

4 2021

PJ Library Virtual Shabbat Club

11:00AM - 11:30AM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Enjoy a preview of Shabbat with other parents and grandparents raising Jewish children!

Jun

4 2021

Shabbat Services via Zoom

7:00PM - 8:15PM  

Friday night services at 7 p.m. via Zoom led by Rabbi Alana Wasserman - please contact rabbi@gsjc.org for the Zoom link.

Jun

6 2021

Celebrating a more inclusive Jewish community

Jun

7 2021

PASC Subcommittee Meeting

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

PASC Subcommittee Meeting
Subcommittee Chair: Cary Lakenbach
 

Jun

7 2021

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Jun

8 2021

Voices of Hope Presents Menachem Kaiser, author of Plunder

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Zoom Event

west hartford, CT

Voices of Hope presents a conversation with Menachem Kaiser, author of Plunder

Jun

8 2021

 

Hear from Dave Sifry, ADL’s Vice President for the Center on Technology and Society, on the rise in hate online, ho…

Jun

8 2021

Young Israel Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

Young Israel Board Meeting

Jun

9 2021

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

Jun

10 2021

Schechter Graduation

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford
26 Buena Vista Rd
West, CT 06107

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford 2021 Graduation

Jun

10 2021

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Jun

11 2021

Judah Cohen, "Debbie Friedman as Liturgist, Composer, and Musician"

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

Understanding Debbie Friedman and her music means to understand the major liturgical and societal changes taking plac…

Jun

11 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat Club

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Join other families with young children to the Mandell JCC to welcome Shabbat outdoors. We will sing songs, enjoy a P…

Jun

11 2021

PJ Library Virtual Shabbat Club

11:00AM - 11:30AM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Enjoy a preview of Shabbat with other parents and grandparents raising Jewish children!

Jun

13 2021

JTConnect Senior Send Off Celebration

Jun

13 2021

The Jewish World of Elvis Presley

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

Elvis and Jews: At first glance, these two words may not seem to go together. Despite growing up in a fundamentalist …

Jun

13 2021

Young Israel End of the Year Celebration

Jun

14 2021

PASC Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Planning and Allocations Steering Meeting

via zoom

Jun

15 2021

Jun

15 2021

Jun

15 2021

Emanuel Synagogue Board of Trustees Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117

The Emanuel Synagogue Board of Trustees meet monthly, on the third Tuesday of the month

Jun

16 2021

JFS Annual Meeting

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

 

Annual Meeting Board of Directors

Jun

16 2021

JHSGH Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JHSGH virtual meeting of the board of directors

Jun

20 2021

 

The community is invited to this staged reading of our latest play followed by a dessert reception

Jun

21 2021

The JCRC and JLA are proud to present the first in a series of Community Conversations on Racial Inequity with  feat…

Jun

21 2021

Life & Legacy Training #3

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

zoom

Marketing Your Legacy Initiative - for Life & Legacy Community Partners

Jun

22 2021

JFGH Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Federation Board meeting

Jun

22 2021

The West Bank: Stay or Go? with Dr. Victor Asal

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

For the last 50+ years Israel has faced an existential decision of staying in Judea and Samaria or leaving the West B…

Jun

23 2021

RED LETTER: JCC Annual Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

JCC Annual Meeting

Jun

24 2021

Holocaust Survivor Day

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

 

Holocaust survivors deserve a day of joy; a day of celebration. Not a day to share with condemnation of the Nazis, bu…

Jun

24 2021

JewGood Hartford 2021 Grant Reveal Party

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

The GastroPark
637 New Park Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06110

 

JewGood Hartford will announce its 2021 grant

Jun

24 2021

 

In this special workshop, current and incoming presidents and board chairs will be joined by executive coach, nonprof…

Jun

25 2021

Family Splish Splash Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

The Swim & Tennis Club
4 Duncaster Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Singing, sunshine and swimming – a great combination to welcome Shabbat on a summer’s day.
Bring your little ones…

Jun

25 2021

This Shabbat service will be held at a member's house and led by Rabbi Alana Wasserman. For directions to the locatio…

Jun

28 2021

Pride Panel

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Open and safe discussion with a small panel comprised of people from West Hartford or new to the area discussing…

Jun

29 2021

 

Please join the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford for our Annual Meeting. All are welcome.

Jun

30 2021

Dignity Grows Virtually Limitless Book Club Packing Event

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

CSB Parking Lot
333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT

At 8pm National Women's Philanthropy will host a virtual session of their Virtually Limitless series, focusing on Ani…

Jun

30 2021

JCRC Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Zoom call

JCRC Monthly Board Meeting