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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE:

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.

QUESTIONS? Contact Samantha Schoenberg at schoenberg@jewishhartford.org.

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Sep 6, 2021
Labor Day
Sep 7 - Sep 8, 2021
Rosh Hashanah
Sep 16, 2021
Yom Kippur
Sep 21 - Sep 27, 2021
Sukkot
Sep 28 - Sep 29, 2021
Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah
Sep

1 2021

RED LETTER: Abitz-Angel Memorial Golf Tournament

8:30AM - 6:00PM  

Blackledge Country Club

Hebron, CT

The Abitz-Angel Memorial Golf Tournament is a fundraiser organized by the Men's Club of Beth Sholom B'nai Israel and…

Sep

2 2021

Celebrate CBI!

6:00AM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

Join us for some fun! We’ll have food trucks, music, face painting, and games. Bring your friends. You can also cha…

Sep

2 2021

Men's Engagement Rosh Hashanah L'Chaim Event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Provided upon registration

Join us for a special evening as we toast our community and the arrival of a new Jewish year! Our special guest, Davi…

Sep

3 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Sep

5 2021

Welcome the New Year Together

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

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

 

We invite you and your children to an outdoor morning of fun. Join other families, follow a Rosh Hashanah story walk,…

Sep

5 2021

Young Israel of West Hartford LegenDairy Welcome Back Event

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

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

Take a break from your Rosh Hashanah prep and enjoy dinner, ice cream and fun with old and new shul friends.

Sep

6 2021

Rosh Hashanah at Gishrei Shalom!

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation
37 Main Street
Southinton, CT 06789

 

Rosh Hashanah Services to be held in Southington, both live and on Zoom.

Sep

6 2021

to
Sep

16 2021

Live Streamed High Holidays with BSBI

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

 

All members of the Jewish community are welcome to worship with us and join our live streaming of services for Rosh…

Sep

9 2021

Schechter Board Meeting

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford
26 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT 06119

 

Schechter Board of Trustees: Finance Committee at 7pm, full Board at 8pm

Sep

10 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Sep

12 2021

BSBI's 10th Annual Taste of Honey

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

 

Beth Sholom B’nai Israel in Manchester warmly welcomes the Jewish community to celebrate the start of a sweet new…

Sep

12 2021

JTConnect Kickoff Celebration 2021

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Mandell JCC
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

 

Learn about JTConnect, reconnect with your friends and meet new ones!

Highlights include...
Create Your Own Wax Hand
V…

Sep

12 2021

Service for the Six Million

2:00PM - 3:00PM  

Service for the Six Million
20 Waterside Drive, Suite 100
Farmington, CT 06032

 

Service for the Six Million . This event will be outside at the Mandell JCC, but that is subject to change due to COV…

Sep

13 2021

Sep

14 2021

Tash & Nosh

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

 

New year, new opportunities! Join the Emerging Leadership Division for Tashlich as we cast off our stresses and trans…

Sep

15 2021

Kol Nidre

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation
37 Main Street
Southington, CT 06789

 

Kol Nidre services to be held at Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation in Southington, live and on Zoom.

Sep

16 2021

Yom Kippur services at Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation

10:00AM - 7:30PM  

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation
37 Main Street
Southington, CT 06489

 

Yom Kippur services will be live and also on Zoom at Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation in Southington.

Sep

17 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Sep

19 2021

Learn About Sukkot with Rabbi Michael Pincus IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

 

Description:
Ever Wonder What Sukkot and Simchat Torah are all about? Lots of attention is given in our synagogue to …

Sep

19 2021

Young Israel Mitzvah Fair

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 

Join the Young Israel of West Hartford for our Mitzvah Fair on Sunday September 19!
-Lulav & Etrog Market
- Sofer on …

Sep

19 2021

Young Israel of West Hartford Youth Sukkah Decorating

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 

Join us on Sunday September 19, 2021 at the Young Israel and make a decoration for your Sukkah and decorate the Shul'…

Sep

19 2021

Family Fun in the Sukkah

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

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

 

Family Fun in the Sukkah

Sunday, September 19 is at the
Mandell JCC Sukkah at 335 Bloomfield Ave. West Hartford, CT

Mon…

Sep

19 2021

Friendship Circle Teen Kick Off

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

 

Mandatory for all new and returning teens- let's get this party started!

Sep

19 2021

RED LETTER: Mitka's Secret

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

kathy fishman
20 Waterside Drive, Suite 100
suite 100
Farmington, CT 06032

Please join us for a conversation with Joel Lohr, President of Hartford Seminary and one of the co-authors of Mitka…

Sep

20 2021

to
Sep

30 2021

Sukkah at Hartford Seminary

9:00AM - 11:00PM  

Deena Z Grant
77 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105

During the week of Sukkot, Hartford Seminary will be having a Kosher Sukkah on the front lawn. Guests are welcome to …

Sep

22 2021

Young Israel Youth Sukkah Hop

4:30PM - 5:30PM  

 

All Youth are invited to join the Young Israel of West Hartford for our annual Sukkah Hop!
*Weather Permitting

Sep

22 2021

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

Sep

23 2021

Who Is An American Jew In 2021: Insights From The Pew Study

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Nate Bonzagni
636 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

 

Robert Siegel (former Senior Host of NPR’s All Things Considered for 31 years) interviews Prof. Shuly Rubin Schwart…

Sep

23 2021

Sukkahfest: Tequila & Tacos in the Sukkah

6:00PM - 8:30PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, VA 06117

 

Eat, Drink and be Merry!
Enjoy Beef and Vegetarian Tacos, with non-dairy cheese, while a local expert discusses the v…

Sep

23 2021

 

The Shifting Sands of Babyn Yar 80 Years On: Analyzing the Evidence and Incorporating Jewish Responses A…

Sep

23 2021

The Jews of Afghanistan: History, Culture, and Muslim-Jewish Relations

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119

 

This Zoom program will explore the history of Afghanistan’s Jewish community, from its religious and social life to…

Sep

24 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 


Bring your little ones to welcome Shabbat and the holidays with PJ Library stories, songs, blessings, and challah.
F…

Sep

24 2021

 

Join the Young Israel of West Hartford for the 2nd Annual Sukkah Crawl!
For Route information visit www.youngisraelwh…

Sep

25 2021

Sukkot at Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation
37 Main Street
Southinton, CT 06489

 

For outdoor Sukkot services in Southington, please contact membership@gsjc.org.

Sep

26 2021

Sushi in the Sukkah

12:00AM  

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

 

All 8-12 Graders are invited to Sushi in the Sukkah on Sunday night September 26! For more information email Leora Tr…

Sep

26 2021

RED LETTER: FILM AND DISCUSSION - RAISE THE ROOF, 18TH CENTURY SYNAGOGUE

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Congregation Kol Haverim
1079 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, CT 06033

 

This event will be held both in-person at Kol Haverim and via Zoom. Admission is free but all are asked to register…

Sep

26 2021

‘Two Jews Walk Into A War” at Playhouse on Park

2:00PM - 5:00PM  

Playhouse on Park
244 Park Road
West Hartford, CT CT 06119

 

In the play Two Jews Walk Into A War, Ishaq and Zeblyan are the last remaining Jews in Afghanistan. They share the on…

Sep

26 2021

 

Celebrate Sukkot with the Friendship Circle family!

Sep

26 2021

Book Discussion and Dinner in the Sukkah

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Ave
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

 

Book discussion and dinner in the Sukkah with best-selling author Julie Metz and her new book: Eva and Eve: A Search …

Sep

30 2021

 

This is a Beth El Executive Committee Meeting

Sep

30 2021

 

JLA Presents:
Identifying & Cultivating Potential Board Members
with Nanette Fridman via zoom

Is your organization s…